If you're working with image files in Windows Explorer, using the thumbnail view can make your job a bit easier—especially if the filenames aren't very descriptive. In this video, I show you a handy trick that can make viewing files as thumbnails a bit faster in both Windows XP and Vista.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or you can also read Mark Kaelin's article, "Add image thumbnails to folders in Windows Explorer," on which this video is based.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.