Sunday, 14 December, 2008

Changing Thumbnail Options

You can change the size of the Thumbnails view in My Computer by opening up the Registry Editor (regedit.exe) and navigating to the following location: Current user only:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer All users:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ Explorer Add a new DWORD value called ThumbnailSize and give it a hexidecimal value that is between 32 and 256, inclusive (that is, the lowest possible value is 32 and the highest is 256): A value of 32 will give you the smallest possible thumbnails, and 256 will give you the biggest. Experiment a bit to find your sweet spot.

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