Disabling preview thumbnails

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by RiktorsAshen, Jan 9, 2003.

  1. RiktorsAshen

    RiktorsAshen Guest

    Those preview thumbnails explorer creates and uses as icons for .avi files are nice and all, but if I open a directory with incomplete avi files (probably just divx) explorer crawls and doesn't recover. How do I tell it to stop trying to generate thumbnail previews, at least for video files?
    I've searched, maybe I'm just using the wrong terms.
  2. Dirk Diggler

    Dirk Diggler Guest

    To solve this problem all you have to do is the following:-
    1. Open up regedit
    2. Go to
    3. Delete the "Default" value which should be
  3. RiktorsAshen

    RiktorsAshen Guest

    Thanks =)