I cant see Picture previews

Oscar Leitner 1 Reputation point
2021-01-14T14:07:28.78+00:00

I tried everything i found online. Yes i unchecked the " Always show icons, Never thumbnails." Box. Yes i cleared the thumbnail cashes, yes i restarted several times. I cannot see picture previews in my folder. Sometimes random pictures show up for 1 second while scrolling through. But instantly disappear again. I NEED to see my pictures or i cannot sort through them. VERY infuriating because there literally isnt a reason for it to be that way. I can see other picture previews. Just not the 2000 pictures i copied from my phone.

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
10,811 questions
Not Monitored
Not Monitored
Tag not monitored by Microsoft.
36,531 questions
0 comments No comments
{count} votes

2 answers

Sort by: Most helpful
  1. TravisCragg-MSFT 5,681 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-01-14T19:30:04.71+00:00

    Unfortunately the Windows 10 OS is not supported here. Your best bet for assistance with Windows is Here on answers.microsoft.com.

    0 comments No comments

  2. Joy Qiao 4,891 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-01-15T06:04:01.49+00:00

    Hi,

    I would like to help you troubleshooting on this issue if it is caused by some system configuration.

    Do you mean you could see other photo preview but can't see those photos which copied from phone? Right?

    If you have placed those photos on a specific location of PC hard disk, try to create a new folder and move them to check if any changes.

    Or we could try to disable preview and reboot computer to enable it again to check. Try to change another way to enable it would be helpful.
    How to Enable or Disable Thumbnail Previews in File Explorer in Windows 10

    By the way, what's your system version and OS build? Please run "winver" command line in command prompt to check.

    Please note: Information posted in the given link is hosted by a third party. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy and effectiveness of information.

    Bests,

    ============================================

    If the Answer is helpful, please click "Accept Answer" and upvote it.
    Note: Please follow the steps in our documentation to enable e-mail notifications if you want to receive the related email notification for this thread.

    0 comments No comments