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Removing video previews Is it possible? panic msg:1569141 3:19 pm on Jul 24, 2005 (gmt 0) Is it possible to remove the preview for .avi files in Explorer?
I tried searching for the answer but couldn't find it.
bill msg:1569142 12:53 am on Jul 25, 2005 (gmt 0)
You would have to change the View settings to remove this panel.
Tools ¦ Folder Options... ¦ General (tab)
On the General tab you would select " Use Windows classic folders" and that should remove the entire pane where .avi previews show up. This also removes any other common task previews that might show up in this panel. panic msg:1569143 11:24 pm on Jul 25, 2005 (gmt 0)
There's no way to prevent it from ONLY previewing .avi & other video files? :( iamlost msg:1569144 4:19 am on Jul 26, 2005 (gmt 0)
Warning: Before attempting regedit always back up your registry , I say again, always back up your registry
* open a command window: 1. Start->Run 2. type cmd 3. hit enter.
* To remove media preview: 1. type regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll 2. hit enter.
* To re-add media preview:
1. type regsvr32 shmedia.dll 2. hit enter.
For reference interest:
* To remove image preview: 1. type regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll 2. hit enter.
* To re-add image preview:
1. type regsvr32 shimgvw.dll 2. hit enter.