Restoring lost thumbnails

September 2016

It may happen that you lose the thumbnails display under explorer just after software installation. Below is an article on how to recover your small icon. To proceed, we must access the registry:
  • Go to menu Start and select Run :
  • Type regedit in the display window.
  • Scroll the following keys and edit their values as provided:



Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \. Gif \ ShellEx \ (BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1)  
Value: (7376D660-C583-11d0-A3A5-00C04FD706EC)

Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \. Jpeg \ ShellEx \ (BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1)
Value: (7376D660-C583-11d0-A3A5-00C04FD706EC)

Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \. Jpg \ ShellEx \ (BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1)
Value: (7376D660-C583-11d0-A3A5-00C04FD706EC)

Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \. Jpg \ ShellEx \ (BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1)
Value: (7376D660-C583-11d0-A3A5-00C04FD706EC

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