View Full Version : previewing graphics

04-09-2001, 02:33 PM
It used to be that when I clicked on a graphic file in Windows Explorer (Win 98) that I would see a small preview of the graphic. Somehow this ability has gone missing for my .jpg files

I really liked this ability and would like to get it back


05-09-2001, 08:27 AM

I can't remember so much on a Win98 machine as Ive got a Win2k! Anyhow try this for starters.....

The 'default' is Internet Explorer.

Open Windows Explorer, go to View>Folder Options, click the File Types tab. Click New Type...

Type Jpg for Description of type.
Type .jpg for associated extension.
Type open under Action.
Type 'C:\Progra~1\Intern~1\iexplore.exe' -nohome for application used to perform action.
Click the use DDE check box.
Type 'file:%1',,-1,,,,, for DDE Message.
Type IExplore for Application.
Type WWW_OpenURL under Topic.
Click OK, Apply, OK.