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My Picture folder won't show thumbnail of my real picture

  1. #1


    skinnyboywolfie@gmail.com Guest

    My Picture folder won't show thumbnail of my real picture

    I've used picassa to transfer some pictures from my digital camera,
    and from my old laptop, running xp, it would show the actual picture
    in either a small icon or list or whatever view you choose. But in my
    vista setting, I can't figure out how to make my actual picture show.
    It's only showing a a stock pic . Help??


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Puppy Breath Guest

    Re: My Picture folder won't show thumbnail of my real picture

    In your Pictures folder (or any folder) click the Organize button and choose
    Folders and Search Options. Click the View tab and make sure "Always show
    icons, never thumbnails" isn't selected. Then click OK. You should get
    thumbnails for most pictures.



    If you still don't get thumbnails, make sure the pictures are JPEGs or some
    other format for which Vista can show thumbnails.



    <skinnyboywolfie@gmail.com> wrote in message
    news:1173558499.276591.198700@s48g2000cws.googlegroups.com...
    > I've used picassa to transfer some pictures from my digital camera,
    > and from my old laptop, running xp, it would show the actual picture
    > in either a small icon or list or whatever view you choose. But in my
    > vista setting, I can't figure out how to make my actual picture show.
    > It's only showing a a stock pic . Help??
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    dornachu@gmail.com Guest

    Re: My Picture folder won't show thumbnail of my real picture

    On Mar 10, 12:37 pm, "Puppy Breath" <nos...@noreply.com> wrote:
    > In your Pictures folder (or any folder) click the Organize button and choose
    > Folders and Search Options. Click the View tab and make sure "Always show
    > icons, never thumbnails" isn't selected. Then click OK. You should get
    > thumbnails for most pictures.
    >
    > If you still don't get thumbnails, make sure the pictures are JPEGs or some
    > other format for which Vista can show thumbnails.
    >
    > <skinnyboywol...@gmail.com> wrote in message
    >
    > news:1173558499.276591.198700@s48g2000cws.googlegroups.com...
    >
    > > I've used picassa to transfer some pictures from my digital camera,
    > > and from my old laptop, running xp, it would show the actual picture
    > > in either a small icon or list or whatever view you choose. But in my
    > > vista setting, I can't figure out how to make my actual picture show.
    > > It's only showing a a stock pic . Help??


    I followed your directions, and unselected the always show icons/
    thumbnails thing, and my pic are in jpeg format. it's still just
    showing the stock pic, do i need to restart the computer?


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

My Picture folder won't show thumbnail of my real picture

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