Yesterday renowned theme creator Sergio Garcia was asking me how he can disable the thumbnail preview of the folders in Windows 7 Explorer. He wants to use Icons instead. Here is the way you can disable Windows 7 from always showing content thumbnails inside the folders.
Also, you can use this setting if thumbnail previews are slowing down your Windows 7 PC.
Here is the default view of folders showing content thumbnails:
1. Click start, type “Folder Options” and press Enter from keyboard:
3. Click OK.
Here is the result: