How to make your pictures show in thumbnail mode instead of icons in Windows 7.

Steps 1. Open your pictures folder 2. Tools 3. Folder options 4. View 5. Uncheck “Always show icons, never thumbnails”

Don’t forget to hit apply and OK.

You might need to change the view size to see your changes.

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  1. Allen Nordgren


    I tried this exactly as you said above, plus several other things I found via Google, but I still can’t see my pictures as thumbnails. I can only see them when I double click on each icon. Very frustrating.

    Any other suggestions?

    Regards, Al

  2. Mark Perry

    hmmm.. Do you have any anti virus running on your PC?