It is especially useful if you have a very large list of video crippling and image files on your system, but if you own an old PC or an entry level one that’s slow down because of this.
However Windows 7 (and also Vista) has an option to disable this.
- Click the ‘Organize’ menu and select ‘Folder and Search’ option from the drop-down list
- Click on ‘View’ tab and check the box against ‘Always show icon, never Thumbnails’.
- Click OK to save the settings.