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:
To disable it:
1. Click start, type “Folder Options” and press Enter from keyboard:
2. Go to View tab and click the checkbox to check “Always show icons, never thumbnails” :
3. Click OK.
Here is the result:
Advantages and disadvantages:
The Computer will be very fast will browsing the files and folders. Problem is that, you have to identify the image files by name, you can not see any preview of and image files too.