Speed Up File Browsing In Windows Disable Thumbnail Preview


speed up file browsing in windowsThe Thumbnail preview feature in Windows, shows a small thumbnail (picture) of the content of a folder. This feature in windows helps you to easily identify the content of a folder. This feature of thumbnail preview in windows comes in handy for folders containing photos, for easy identification.

However this feature in windows comes at a cost. It takes up system resources making your file browsing slow. We can safely disable thumbnail preview feature and speed up file browsing in windows.

SPEED UP FILE BROWSING IN WINDOWS : Disable Thumbnail Preview:

speed up file browsing in windows To disable windows thumbnail preview and speed up windows file browsing > Click on My Computer to open windows explorer > On the top Left corner







Click on the “Organize” drop down menu. speed up file browsing in windows From the drop down menu > select Folder and search options > Now under the files and folders options window > on the top select View tab > Under this check the box (enable) “Always show icons, never thumbnails”. Click on Apply than OK.

Thats it, this will disable windows thumbnail preview. All files and folders will be displayed as icons. Try it, you will surely see a speed in file browsing in windows.


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Ben Jamir

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2 Responses

  1. Jim Zubemo says:

    Good, informative post