Thursday, February 5, 2009

Changing The Size Of The Preview Images In Explorer

Depending on the screen resolution, the images displayed in the preview in windows explorer are so tiny that similar photographs can barely be distinguished from one another. Is there a way i can make the preview larger?

Changing A Value In The Registry Instead Can Increase The Size Of The Preview

1.Open The Registry Editor And Navigate To The Key “HKEY_CURENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer”.

2.Click on Edit NEWDWORD-Value.
Name this New Entry “Thumbnailsize”.

3.Double Click On The Entry,Selectthe Decimal Ratio Button And Enter A Number Between “32” And “256” The Default Value Is “96”.

4.Enter A Larger Value To Increase The Thumbnailsize.Confirm The Change By Clicking On “OK”. Restart windows explorer for the changes to take effect.