Changing Thumbnail Size And Quality

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Some windows users like to use the thumbnail view, especially for browsing through photos and images. It can become a bit of a drain on your system. It is possible to lower the thumbnail size and quality by editing the following registry keys.

First, u need to goto Start, then run.

1. Type in regedit in the box.

2. Then, navigate to :

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ Microsoft \ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer

Create a new DWORD value called ThumbnailSize, and set the value between 32 and 256.

And/or create another DWORD value called ThumbnailQuality, and set the value between 50 and 100.

Key Details :

USER Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ Microsoft \ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer]
Value Name: ThumbnailSize
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Data Value: 32 – 256

USER Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ Microsoft \ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer]
Value Name: ThumbnailQuality
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Data Value: 50 – 100

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One Response to Changing Thumbnail Size And Quality

  1. Lucknow December 13, 2008 at 11:57 am #

    Really very mast Tweaks..I enjoyed it

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