Windows 8 Thumbnails Problem And Solution

September 14, 2018 By Xtremerain Editorial Team

    Windows 8 is one of the most popular Operating System (OS) of Microsoft. Many of us have already upgraded their windows to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 which are huge different from any other Microsoft Operating systems. So users may face some difficulties while operating Windows 8 or 8.1.  When they face any problems, it’s a little bit tough for them to find the exact solution. Anyway, Now i’ll explain a common problem and give the solution.

    Windows thumbnails problem

    Sometimes we may see that there is a problem with the thumbnails of the images in windows. These are not showing exactly just like the picture given below.

    Yes this is Windows thumbnails problem. It has solution.

    How To Solve Windows Thumbnails Problem:

    Now its time to know the solutions. Now you will know the solution for windows 7, 8 and 8.1. 

    In windows 7 we open the windows explorer and click on Organize button. Then go to View tab and unmark ‘Always show icons, never thumbnails’ But in windows 8 and 8.1 it’s a little bit different. Just follow me what we should do in windows 8 or 8.1 as the perfect solution of thumbnail problem.

    First of all, we have to open Windows explorer.

    Then we need to click on Options then Change folder and search options. In windows 8.1 we need to click on View from menu bar to find ‘Options‘.

    Now we need to click on view tab and unmark Always show icons, never thumbnails.


    It will fix the problem.

    If your problem is not solved in this way, you need to check another thing.

    Just go to Computer properties.

    Click on Advance System setting. Now click on Advance tab.

    Then click on Settings and make sure that Show thumbnails instead of icons checked.

    Now check your thumbnails. You will find that the problem has been solved.

    If you have any question, please comment.