Video: Add image thumbnails to folders in Windows Explorer

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 descriptive. In this video, Bill Detwiler shows you a handy trick that can make viewing files as thumbnails faster in both Windows XP and Vista.

IT Dojo: Add image thumbnails to folders in Windows Explorer 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, Bill Detwiler shows you a handy trick that can make viewing files as thumbnails a bit faster in both Windows XP and Vista. Once you’ve watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=481">IT Dojo Blog</a>.

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.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief 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 supp...