Windows 10: "Display Thumbnail Icons" not working on Desktop

Discus and support "Display Thumbnail Icons" not working on Desktop in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi, I've been having this "Display File Icon on Thumbnail" minor problem where Desktop prevents applying this rule on my files (works only when inside... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by andrenahas1996, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. "Display Thumbnail Icons" not working on Desktop


    Hi, I've been having this "Display File Icon on Thumbnail" minor problem where Desktop prevents applying this rule on my files (works only when inside a folder), here is an example:

    "Display Thumbnail Icons" not working on Desktop [​IMG]


    "Display Thumbnail Icons" not working on Desktop [​IMG]


    Can this be solved somehow?

    :)
     
    andrenahas1996, Apr 12, 2019
    #1

  2. Remove Linux Desktop Icons

    I am not sure whether this will work (Ubuntu does not have icons like that on the desktop by default), but I suggest opening the trash bin and sweeping the icons into the window showing the trash bin.
     
    Peter1986C, Apr 12, 2019
    #2
  3. Pictures do not display thumbnails but icons

    Hi Laura,

    As per the above added info, I suggest that you follow the steps below and check.

    1. Open the location where you images or saved.

    2. Here click on the View Tab and then on the Option drop down.

    3. Here click on the Change folder and search options.

    4. Here under View tab, check the box Display file icon on thumbnails
    and uncheck Always show icons, not thumbnails.

    5. Click on Apply and OK.

    Hope this helps
     
    Vanessa Sohtun, Apr 12, 2019
    #3
  4. "Display Thumbnail Icons" not working on Desktop

    Pictures do not display thumbnails but icons

    Hi Laura,

    As per the description, I suggest that you follow the steps below and check.

    1. Open the location where you images or saved.

    2. Here click on the View Tab and then on the Option drop down.

    3. Here click on the Change folder and search options.

    4. Here under View tab, uncheck the boxes Always show icons, not thumbnails, and
    Display file icon on thumbnails.

    5. Click on Apply and OK.

    6. Reboot the system and check.

    Hope this helps
     
    Vanessa Sohtun, Apr 12, 2019
    #4
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