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Q: No Word document preview in file explorer

​Since updating to win 10 anniversary edition I cannot get a preview of Word documents in File Explorer - all other files show a preview. This is on a Sony Vaio all in one PC with Office 2010. The mystery is that I also have a Vaio laptop running the identical operating system and apps and this does have doc previews. I have tried repairing the Word app and have compared all the settings on each computer but nothing brings back doc previews on the all in one - get the message "this file cannot be previewed". I would like to uninstall / reinstall Office but I do not have a disk and cannot find an official download of the 2010 version for which I have the key. Microsoft support were polite but stumped.

Any suggestions welcome

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I have an issue with Windows Explorer and the Preview Pane.  When I enable the preveiw pane and try to preview a Word Document it crashes Word even when Word is not open, this is only happening to Word documents all other types of documents can display
the preview.  This is happening on Windows 7 x64 systems, we have numerous systems displaying the same issue and all our systems are connected to a domain.  Anyone have a solution? 


I have tried the SFC /Scannow, booting to SafeMode, disabling Startup items and Services and it still happens everytime I try to preview a Word document.

Thanks
Joe

A:Windows Explorer preview pane feature is crashing Word when trying to preview Word documents.

Hi,
Does this issue happen when you open all the document or just Word? You can try the following suggestion:

Close any open word documents On the keyboard, press the Windows (Flag) button and 'R'
Enter in winword /a Press 'OK'
However if the issue only happen when you open the Word, the better platform you can post should be

Windows word support forum.Your Name
TechNet Community Support

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I have a client with a problem creating new documents from the File > New > Word Document dropdown from Windows Explorer window. If I set her default font to Times New Roman it will stay for creating new documents from within Word. If she goes the other route mentioned above to create a new document it will always default to Courier. Also when she tries to save the document with the Save As item it defaults to txt instead of a .doc file. I am thinking there are two different templates for these two seperate ways of opening or creating a document.

OS is XP Pro
Word 97 SR-2B

Thanks!
 

A:New word Document from File > New > Word Document

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I run Win7 Pro SP1 on two computers, a Dell 8700 desktop with 12gB memory and an HP Elitebook 8770w with 16gB memory, both with I7 processors and 64 bit OS.  I'm not a gamer but instead a heavy Dragon user for reports I write and didn't like it when Dragon would slow me down while it completed some large memory-hogging task.  My question is this:  why is it that I can sometimes preview pdf  files in Explorer and sometimes (far more often in fact) cannot? And previewer is always mute with pdf files when they aren't displayed.  It never tells me it cannot or why not.   Same question about previewing Word files in Explorer, where it will simply say "this file cant be previewed" or "no preview available".   Then, when I try the Word file&folder window, those preview just fine.  However, often, the Word previewer won't work either.  It comes back with "an error in MS Word previewer".  It's hard to believe that MS would make such a visible and frequently used function so unstable.  It's not just a bad OS file, I don't believe, because both computers have the same problem yet were bought almost a year apart from one another, each directly from the mfr. And a previous Dell XPS L511z bought almost 3 yrs ago had the same problems as well.  Perhaps it's my folder settings...though I don't see how.  Help, if there is any to be had on this pr... Read more

A:Preview of Word Files in Windows Explorer

I don't know for certain, because I don't routinely use 'Preview', but you got me thinking and I went and had a look at it.
 
Yes, it gives a preview of some PDFs but not others, and it doesn't give a pre-view of Word or Excel files. I always thought it was for images - so I went and looked at some of my image files. It didn't give a preview for JPEGs, PNGs, BMPs or even the native SPP files that my graphics processing software produces !  The reason I don't use it is because the tiny - 1 1/2 inch square ? - preview doesn't really give much useful information, and when you have thousands of photos of almost identical subjects on your system it really isn't a lot of help !
 
I know this doesn't take you much further forward but i did see a referrence somewhere in BC fairly recently that you need to have your folders, in Windows Explorer, set to large icons. You could try that. As I say, for the type of work I do a lot of - where there might be three or four thousand images in one folder - you can see why I don't use large icons. 'List' is my preferred option !
 
Chris Cosgrove

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I hope someone has a solution to my problem! I have a VBA macro that will automatically open .DOC files, apply some formatting, save it, and continue to the next .DOC file. The problem is that I need to guarantee that the .DOC file I'm opening is indeed a Word file and not some other propriatary file with a .DOC extension. I would prefer to do this within VBA, but an external program may also work (with an external call to that program?). I'm working with Word 97/Ver8, but there are some Word 6 files that need to be procesed as well. Any suggestions?
 

A:Is .doc file a Word document?

mariod49 said:

I hope someone has a solution to my problem! I have a VBA macro that will automatically open .DOC files, apply some formatting, save it, and continue to the next .DOC file. The problem is that I need to guarantee that the .DOC file I'm opening is indeed a Word file and not some other propriatary file with a .DOC extension. I would prefer to do this within VBA, but an external program may also work (with an external call to that program?). I'm working with Word 97/Ver8, but there are some Word 6 files that need to be procesed as well. Any suggestions?Click to expand...

I do know for a fact that a .doc file is a WORD document file.Anything beyond that I can't help you.I only know basics at this point in time.Someone will reply soon enough to give you some answers.
 

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Hey all, I was wondering if you can save a Word document as a PDF file and if so, how?

Thanks.
 

A:How to save a Word document as a PDF file?

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i'm having trouble restoring a document file, i left it open last night and when i went back on to my computer it restarted and i could find it anymore. please help it's a assignment due today :-(
 

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I am trying to attach an xml file to a Microsoft Word document.
I would normally attach a file by selecting Insert > Object, then browsing to the file I want to attach. This works in that it attaches the file I want but when I double click the icon that is created, Internet Explorer opens up and says it cannot display the webpage. The xml file I am trying to attach and open is a chat log from Messenger Live.

Does anybody have any suggestions as to why this keeps happening?

By the way, im aware that the xml chat log references an xsl file, I have removed this reference so at the very least when I click the attachment it should open Internet Explorer and display the file unformatted.

Thank you in advance.
 

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I downloaded a scholarship application with Adobe. I does not allow me to fill in any of the required information. I would like to convert this PDF document to a Microsoft Word document so I can complete the application. I tried copy and paste but I must not be doing it correctly. I was unable or maybe I am doing it incorrectly. Any help and suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!!

A:How do I convert a PDF file to Word document

Hi,Try thisorthisEnjoy,Max

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Hi,

I was working on a document that was located in a zip archive. I have 7-zip installed on my computer. I?m running Windows 8. I repeatedly saved the file in Word while I was working on it. However, I?ve since rebooted the computer and my file is missing. All of the ?saves? I?ve made didn?t seem to update the file in the archive. I understand that I should have extracted the file first before working on it; however, I received no prompt from Word 2013 that my saves were not being recorded. Perhaps the file was saved into some sort of temporary folder/file that 7-zip creates/works from.

Are my changes lost permanently? Does there exist a temporary file somewhere with my changes in it?

Thank you. This is a court document and I made substantial modifications to it, and I really need it back.

A:Document Recovery From 7-Zip-Archived Word-File

Success! I ran [email protected] File Recovery (an undelete program) and scanned for the document name. Interestingly, the document name matched the original document name in the archive, and wasn't some random file name like "SHF75J.tmp". I recovered the file to a flash drive. I'm very happy now.

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Hi,

I was working on a document that was located in a zip archive. I have 7-zip installed on my computer. I?m running Windows 8. I repeatedly saved the file in Word while I was working on it. However, I?ve since rebooted the computer and my file is missing. All of the ?saves? I?ve made didn?t seem to update the file in the archive. I understand that I should have extracted the file first before working on it; however, I received no prompt from Word 2013 that my saves were not being recorded. Perhaps the file was saved into some sort of temporary folder/file that 7-zip creates/works from.

Are my changes lost permanently? Does there exist a temporary file somewhere with my changes in it?

Thank you. This is a court document and I made substantial modifications to it, and I really need it back.

A:Document Recovery From 7-Zip-Archived Word-File

It may be in the drafts folder. This will, by default vary according to which Word version.
But, across the versions, open the Options in Word and find the save option. In the window which opens, it will list your various save locations for the variety of Word you are using.
Alternatively, if you know the name of the file, how about a search?

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I need to convert a doc into a tip or pdf file and I am lost....any ideas? Thanks.
 

A:Solved: How to convert a word document into a tif or pdf file?

Try CutePDF.
 

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i sew for my church (chemo hats/baby clothes) to give to our local hospital. many of the free patterns are in pdf format and some can't be copied to word. is there a free program (even a trial program) that will allow me to try to convert pdf files. thanks for your help!
 

A:Solved: change pdf file to a word document

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Corrupt Word Document DOC File?

I think this Word document is corrupted:
http://members.shaw.ca/hsecord/42A Biology Test Clarifications.doc

How do I fix it?

It is supposed to look like this:
http://www.google.com/search?q=cach...ord/42A%20Biology%20Test%20Clarifications.doc
 

A:Solved: Corrupt Word Document DOC File?

Try this, open the document in Wordpad Loads of sysbols should appear rather than blocks. Highlight all test and change the font to Arial.

I've attached the fixed doc also
 

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I am using windows 7 as the OS.
I have installed MS Office 2010 Beta, and having Adobe Reader 9.
I came know how to convert word documents to pdf files using MS Office 2010.
I had seen an article " how to convert pdf files to word documents?" on a site.
The given procedure is, by clicking insert tab in MS office 2010, and then by clicking Object button, and clicking "create from file" tab and then browse pdf file.
I have followed the procedure given. But it is converting only the first page of the pdf file, but not all the pages.
I am here to know "How to convert the entire pdf file into word document" using MS Office 2010 ( without installing any application).
If any one knows how to do that, I request you to give the procedure.
Thanks in advance.
Regards,
Ramesh Junju

A:How to convert the entire pdf file into word document?

Convert PDF to Word (DOC) — 100% Free!

EDIT: "If you are working on a file in PDF format and you want to edit the file in Word, you can convert it to a Word document. Many third-party providers listed on the Microsoft Office Marketplace Web site provide converters that do this. Check the listings for providers that offer PDF-to-Word conversion."
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/wo...683331033.aspx

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Hi. im using the Adobe Arcrobat 6. standard version. Im trying to conver a pdf file, which i scanned from a scanner, to a word file using Adobe acrobat 6. When i converted it to world file and i open it, i cant edited. it showed as a picture. How can i converted to a edited file ? any idea?
 

A:converting PDF file to Word Document formant

If its been scanned in as a PDF, then its just a "photo" of the page.

You need to use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert a scanned image to a document. Such software (Textbridge, Iris etc) usually comes with the scanner, but do not expext miricles with it.

Having the PC decide exactly what part of the scanned image is text, what is an image and correctly decode it to the relevant parts is complex and "consumer variety" OCR is usually less than perfect.

If the PDF is in electronic format (prior to being printed and scanned) software exists that will convert it directly to text (I use Solid Converter PDF) but this approach only works where the person creating the PDF has allowed such activities.
 

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Hi.
Our company uses ownCloud. To access our ownCloud, we use Internet Explorer 11. Inside our ownCloud there are documents created and shared among users. When I click a Word document, a pop-message appear  -
"Do you want to save abc.docx (567 KB) from xxxxowncloud?  Save   Cancel   
How can I open the document that would launch Word automatically without getting this pop-up message?

Thank you.

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My operating system is Windows XP, Home Edition.

I was editing a very large document in Microsoft Word and somehow wasn't able to save it and it disappeared leaving in it's place a file called ~WRL3892TMP. I can't open it as it says file not found and clicking on properties tab shows that it's a hidden file. Since I'm unable to open this TMP file, there is no way I can change the file extension from tmp to doc (saw this suggested elsewhere).

I am the only person using this computer so if it's a permissions issue, what do I do? I don't understand "permissions" either. I just want my document back..

Please help!

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Lost Document in Microsoft Word - WRL TMP file instead

Do you have an earlier version of the document saved anywhere? Perhaps you could reconstruct it from that point. There may be a way to restore the document from that temp file, but I don't know what it is. Sorry!
 

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Hi Forum,
I am trying to convert the Winword 2013 document to Word 97-2003 XML Document.
It's continuously showing "Save As" dialog box and not saving my document to Word 97-2003 XML.
Kindly help to resolve this.
Thanks in Advance.

Thanks & Regards,
N. Thiyagarajan




N. Thiyagarajan

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Hey guys, just wondering somthing. Is there any freeware utility that will convert a pdf document to a word document? My dad needs one for work so if you guys could help out it would be awsome.
 

A:Solved: Need free pdf to word document file converter

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Hi,
I insert a visio drawing into a word document by menu Insert|Object|Create from file|link to file then select or enter the visio file name. I double click the object and select the page which I want to view in a word document. But whatever I select, only the saved default active page can be viewed in word document. My question is if there are many pages in a visio file, how can I set a linkage to a appointed page of visio file?

Many thanks for any help.
 

A:insert one page of visio file into a word document

Can you try a screen shot or print screen of the Visio drawing and paste it into Word?
 

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Original word file named curriculum plan key stage 1 was 13pp. This was open.Another file called observation was also open. Tried to save observation on memory stick
question came up ' like to save.' in field up came other file name curriculum. this was accepted in error, warning of existing file open came up. Would you like to replace This was answered affirmative!
So currculum was overwritten by the other file that had been renamed,
How do we get back original file of 13pp? that used to be called curriculum plan key stage 1? help hope this is understood.
 

A:word file name replaced which overwrote a critical document

do you still have currculum open just save again from this file
 

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Can someone give me a code sample to insert a small txt file into a completed document. I have a Word 2000 template with a custom userbox and in one of the fields on the userbox, I want to give the option to insert a very small notepad text file into the document, if that option is selected, and I don't know what the code should be. Thanks.
 

A:Insert a text file into a Word 2000 document

Can someone give me a code sample to insert a small txt file into a completed document. I have a Word 2000 template with a custom userbox and in one of the fields on the userbox, I want to give the option to insert a very small notepad text file into the document, if that option is selected, and I don't know what the code should be. Thanks.
 

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HELP! My son is distraught! Working in uni library, saved work as word doc. emailed it to himself. Opened it in hotmail account and worked on it for 2 days, saving as he went along (2000 words). Shut down laptop last night and couldn't find the word doc. when opened up this morning. I think he must not have shut down properly previous nights, don't know for sure. All he could find was a short cut temporary internet file showing nothing. He has done a system restore to yesterday evening and two documents that he emailed at same time are showing as recovered in word, he can open the one he doesn't need but not the one he does.
Is there any hope of retrieving it?
I have seen posts on forums saying it can. Following some of the instuctions he can't get very far as 'access denied' message keeps appearing or requests username to be typed into c:/
What is his username?
Please help
 

A:Can a word document temporary internet file be restored after shut down

Make sure to check "Show hidden files and folders" and uncheck "Hide protected system files" in Folder Options.

Your Word document should be in a temporary folder in the following location:

C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

Substitute Owner for your username (computer).

Run a search on your computer and paste the above location into the Search path, or browse to it, along with the name of your Word document.

How Do I Search For Files In Windows Vista
 

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I would like to embed FREE/Non-Licensed fonts in Excel & Word documents. How?

Thanx in advance,

Joe
 

A:Embedding Fonts in a Spreadsheet in Excel or Word Document file

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Hi

I have a problem. My office has many labs, but from a single lab when someone prints a word document onto a particular printer, it gives out an extra blank page. This blank page is not seen in the print preview unlike which was discussed in the previous forums.

This problem has been encountered only for word documents but not for .pdf files. I have tried even with a single page of word printing, it gives out another blank page. Can anyone resolve this problem. I dont think its the problem with the printer because it works well with other labs and .pdf files from this lab too. Anyways its a HP Laserjet 5SiMX.
 

A:Word document prints an extra blank page but that blank page is not seen in preview

Is the printer in question the default printer for the PC in that lab? Print preview shows how the document would appear based on the settings of the default printer - using another printer can cause changes such as this.
 

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Hello Everyone.

I normlly save web pages by using "save as" in explorer. I am looking for a software with preview pane where I can view the saved web pages without openning the explorer.

I purchased Clikview but mhtml files cannot be viewed with this software.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Operating system: XP Professional

Tks.
 

A:File viewer or explorer with preview

Try http://zabkat.com/x2lite.htm which is a free Xplorer replacement - and is better in other ways as well.
 

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Browsing through my Excel files in File Explorer when I highlight a filename, I noticed that in the left pane, under details, there is a preview of the spreadsheet (I am using WinXP and Office XP). Well, sometimes there is a preview. About 40% donít show a preview. There are two similar files saved on the same day. One shows the preview, the other does not. This preview is kind of a handy feature even if it is inconsistent. Does anyone know what is going on here?

Thanks
 

A:Excel FIle Preview in Explorer

Open a file that does NOT show a preview.
Hit File-Properties.

Is the "save preview picture" checkbox marked?

Warning: This can increase file size.
 

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I tried both options in this link for solution: Thumbnail Previews Not Showing in Windows 8 Explorer?

But i still cant see preview of the images.
What i see is this:


Sometimes i see no preview at all sometimes only part of the images they are bmp type.
What else can i do ?

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When opening Excel files off our DFS while having Windows Explorer Preview Pane enabled our users will get the "open in read-only" notification about 60% of the time.  This forces them to open the file in read-only mode...or close out, cross
their fingers, and try opening again.
I applied the reg keys listed in this support article
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942146, rebooted the Win7 Pro x64 test client, and we still get the File Lock notices when the preview pane is enabled.  Anybody else figure out a solid solution for this
issue besides disabling the preview pane?
Thanks,
D

A:Explorer Preview Pane causes File Lock

Thanks for the link Alex.  The client is Win7 SP1 and I've tried adding the OpLock registry keys and rebooting but no change.  At the moment we're not pushing out Office patches so I may run a full update for grins. 

I noticed one of the suggestions in the technet post you provided is to disable the preview pane - which is allowing the file open process to run as expected for us.  Luckily there are very few people that have explorer setup with preview
pane so there's only been one report so far.

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I have MPG/MPEG thumbnail preview support in file explorer on Windows 7. But on Windows 10 file explorer there is no thumbnail preview.

Can somebody tell me, is the thumbnail preview I am experiencing on Windows 7 native or did I install an application somewhere along the road to get this functionality?
Does this have anything to do with native DVD playback which is available in Windows 7 having been stripped out of Windows 10?

On to the solution, is this a known bug or something Microsoft is working on? Or is this now the responsibility of a 3rd party software installation?
 

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Please help point me in the right direction.  I checked the File association on Internet settings and document type docx is associated with Word, but it won't open.  What do I need to change?
I received the following information when I clicked on the troubleshoot link:
Windows has the following information about this Protocol. This page will help

you find software needed to open your file.
Protocol Type: ms-word
Description: UnKnown
Windows does not recognize this Protocol.

A:SharePoint 2010 document broken link due to unrecognized File protocol: ms-word

Title:  SharePoint 2010 document broken link due to unrecognized File protocol: ms-word
Please help point me in the right direction.  I checked the File association on Internet settings and document type docx is associated with Word, but it won't open.



Try refining this symptom description.  What exactly do you mean by "it won't open"?  Answering that might explain why you are posting this in an IE forum.  E.g. right-click, Copy Shortcut whatever it is that you are calling
a "broken link" and Paste it here.
Otherwise, try right-click, Save target as... to put the file into your Downloads (Ctrl-j) and then use right-click, Properties to find its
full path and name.  Note that that would be quite different from what the Copy Shortcut step would have shown.
Next I suspect that the Set Associations GUI tool may not be showing you the correct information.  FWIW it certainly doesn't show me the correct information in W8.1.  So, I would try checking if you have an explicit association and file type combination
by using the assoc and ftype commands in a cmd window.  In fact, instead of just showing the ftype for the current association I would use this:
    ftype  |  find  /i  "word"
Then you could take the most appropriate template (not necessarily the one pointed to by the assoc command) and fill it in on a Run... dialog (or a ... Read more

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This is costing me an hour of work time daily since i opened a doc from a client and this happened. My word is opening in full screen reading preview instead of the standard print preview. I have been trying to fix this for months with no success.

A:2010 word opening in full screen reading preview instead of the standard print preview

http://www.techtalkz.com/tips-n-tricks/523244-how-make-full-screen-reading-layout-default-view-microsoft-word-2007-2010-a.html this is a link to make it open in full screen preview like it is. I need to somehow use these directions to open in print view.

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I often unzip compressed folders sent to me by email containing several pdf files. When opened in file explorer the preview pane is blocked.

I have to right click and select properties, then click unblock button individually on each file if I want to preview them in the preview pane.

Does anyone know a way I can set an option either to not automatically block these files when transferred from compressed email attachment to the folder?

Or does anyone know a way I can use the parent directory and unblock all the files in all the subfolders at once?

Thanks in advance, I searched many hours and can't find the answer to this.

Tim

A:Unzipped files blocked from preview in file explorer?

As I understand it the Block option comes from a file having low integrity level (usual when dowloading from internet). It's part of the file permission system since Vista I think.

There are various utilities to modify those permissions, in your case the best bet is probably CHML, a little command-line app : chml: a tool to control Windows Integrity Levels

You can use it manually in a command prompt or make a .bat file to automatize, something like this should work :


Code:
D:
cd \PDF
for /r %%f in (*.*) do chml "%%f" -rl -b


This first line changes the current drive to D then the current working directory to \PDF, modify these lines as you see fit.
The last line removes integrity levels from all files in the folder (D:\PDF) and all its subfolders recursively (/r).
Copy the text in notepad then save as something.bat. Click on it to execute.

Note : I never noticed your problem when decompressing via 7-zip (7-Zip), maybe using that instead of the built-in windows zip might solve your problem...

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My laptop is displaying the wrong thumbnails after i upgrade to windows 10. When you open the file explorer and preview an file the next file your going to preview will be same thumbnail to the first one even the other files.

Here s an video so i can explain well.

A:Preview Bar Displaying WRONG Thumbnails in the File Explorer

Have you tried flushing the Thumbnail cache?

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Have a new Windows 8 Pro setup. For some reason I do not get a preview of images in a folder just a generic thumbnail. Any thoughts?

A:File explorer no preview of image files or videos.

Hello BCW, and welcome to Eight Forums.

It looks like you may have thumbnail previews turned off. Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have them enabled to see if that may help.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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This problem started "out of the blue" a couple of months ago. I had a tech look at it, and the only solution he came up with was to create a new user account, which worked. The problem has just come back. I can't find anything online to resolve it, so hopefully somebody here can help.

When trying to save a document (could be from OpenOffice or LibreOffice or even a PDF), the Save As dialog opens and then immediately freezes. There is no way to escape--I have to "X" out of it and the document app crashes.

No new software has been installed since creating the new user account. We use Norton 360 and also Malware Bytes for protection.

This is a business computer, so obviously we need to get this resolved ASAP. Please help!

A:File explorer freezes when saving a document

I thought LibreOffice was a Ubuntu-only program?

There is a known issue with this happening in LibreOffice on Ubuntu- Try upgrading to the latest version.

Also, get the absolute latest version of Acrobat or Acrobat Reader you can find

I found this, which is related:

Save/Print as PDF crashes Word - Microsoft Community

Make the error show up again, force the program out, and show us the Event Logs from exactly when it happened, maybe there is something in there that can tell us why it is happening.

I know OpenOffice has a Windows version, is that the same as LibreOffice? You might be better off just buying a stand alone version of Microsoft Word, if you can- That way you can save to PDF's and there won't be any problems. Both Office 2010 and 2013 have good Save to PDF functions.

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Hi since installing a program "page plus x9" windows explorer will no longer preview .spp files
(photo plus picture file, which it did before, & dose on computers I have that don't have this program,Ive called the program co "Serif" they say the program has nothing to do w/ the problem ?? the present default program to open SPP files is photo plus. Ive tried recovering the comp. back to befor the x9 program was installed,w/no improvement
 

A:windows explorer 7 file preview pane won't show spp files

Do you also have Photo Plus installed?
If so you may need to reassociate the spp file type back to Photo Plus
 

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When saving a Word 2007 document as a webpage (htm, html), an extra folder is automatically created besides the hmtl document itself. This folder contains background information like pictures, wallpaper etc. Is there a way to prevent that folder from being created in the first place? I've got Word 2000 on another computer, and when I save my word documents as html files over there, that extra folder is not generated. The only time that folder is created in 2000 is if my documents contain pictures, wallpaper etc. In Word 2007, it is created all the time, even though my documents are just plain text.
 

A:Solved: Word 2007, saving document as html document: how to get rid of extra folder?

Managed to find the solution, it was very simple after all. One has to save the document as a filtered webpage and click "yes" when a box pops up warning you that you will use certain featuers which are specific to Office2007, such as the background. Then the document will save without that extra folder and files.
 

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I have two questions regarding documents created in Word 2007...

1) Can links be created within a Word document? For example, can I click on and item my table of contents and have the document jump to that particular section of the document?

2) Also, is there a way to make sections of the document hidden until the user clicks a specific word or graphic in the document?

I'd like to specify a particular instruction and include a "Show example" link that would make a detailed example appear for those who needed the extra help.

Thanks everyone!

A:Word 2007 - Links within a document? Hide/Show sections of a document?

If you created table of contents through References - Table of Contents, you can hold Ctrl and click on the item in that table, word will take you there. This feature is standard.

Also, to navigate inside document you can use bookmark option.
Insert bookmarks. Word 2010 Bookmarks
Then insert Hyperlink - in the window select second tab "Place in This Document" and choose your bookmark.

As for hiding parts of document, I do not think that is possible.
You can create that in HTML document with javascript, but not in Word document.

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I am running XP and Word 2000 and Nortons. Word will crash if you leave the document open for a while (there is no specific time frame) and then select close (icon). The error - Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. The details are: AppName: winword.exe
appver 9.0.0.3822
Modname: kernel32.dll
modvers: 5.1.26002180
offset 0001eb33

This has pretty much happened since I got this laptop. I have reformatted and reinstalled everything (due to another problem) and still have the same problem with word. I have used the same CD on other computers to install word and they do not have the same problem.

I use a variety of templates and plain documents in my work and can not pin point it to one template.

If you leave Word open with a document (no matter what size) and come back to it later this is when the problem happens. I started to get around it my saving first then closing, but this no longer works. The save completes and then I select Close and this is when it happens - you get the dreaded pause and then you hear the whirl of the computer and then you get the Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. Firstly I could put up with it but is now just a nusiance.
 

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Hi All - I am hoping that someone can help me solve this. In File Explorer the preview window box is checked and thumbnails box is checked, but I can only preview image files. Word or Pdf files do not show up. I did a factory setting reinstall of Windows 8.1. My word documents showed up in the preview window prior to the reinstall, but not my pdf files. I would really appreciate if someone can help sort this out as I use this feature frequently.

Windows 8.1 x 64bit
CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU J2850 @ 2.41GHz (4 Cores)
Graphics Card Intel(R) HD Graphics - 24MB Free Video RAM, 32MB Total
physical memory 4GB
Cheers
 

A:Solved: Files dont show in preview window File explorer

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Hi all.

The other day whilst in the throws of fixing another unrelated problem I came across a strange and annoying Word Document problem.

When I bought this word document up it present a very unusual icon. It was grayed out and part of the title contained a ~$ then the name of the document.

When I tried to open it, the word document only opened up to the gray page just before it should turn white displaying the text, and there it froze.

Nothing worked after that! The freeze was so bad that the only way to close the window was to turn the computer off at the tower.

After rebooting I tried it again 2 more times with the same problem freeze occurring in the Word document.

Today I again found another document that caused the same problem, this time the icon for that document was normal but right beside this icon was another malformed grayed out ~$(name) icon.

When I tried to open either of the 2 icons I got the same freezing up problem, just as before.

I tried a previously suggested step in that I opened "Word" and from there navigated to where the bad files were located.

In turn I only hi-lighted each, and at the bottom of that window clicked on the arrow for the drop down box.

I was advised that one of the presented options was to repair the file. No such option was present.

So there you have it. Any advice on this problem please?

Regards

A:[SOLVED] Word document freezes computer and document is corrupted

Hi all.

Just to advise that I am going to mark this topic as Solved......to a fashion so to speak.
I may resurrect it at a later stage if the problem re-presents it's self.

In a nut shell. I spent a lot of time today searching sites and performing tests including searches on my computer program.

I ascertained that all the aforementioned "defective " Word documents originated in the same folder. After performing several search functions with the criteria as ~$.doc no other such files were found on my computer, other that the already mentioned.

All tests suggested would not repair the said documents.

I have now deleted the offenders and I will monitor the situation. If I run into problems again I will re-post.

Thanks anyway.
Regards

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This might be kind of tricky.

We're trying to streamline our RFQ-to-Quote process, which currently utilizes a combination of digital forms and hand-written forms passed among several departments. My boss asked me to modify the RFQ form to save him some typing (because he has to retype all the information in the final Quote), and I--not understanding the complexity of the process--very stupidly told him that it could be done fairly simply using form fields and bookmarks. He's been kind enough to grant me a lot of leniency because for him anything would be better than the current situation, so as long as I can improve on what we use now, he'll be happy.

I thought about creating form templates for each of the departments, then as the original RFQ circulated from one department to the next subsequent forms would be appended to it to create a rolling document. I'm not too happy with the that idea; there's all sorts of room for user error. I thought about creating a single document template containing every department's form, but a) I don't want any single department to be able to modify information gathered during another department's process, and b) certain departments must generate a variable number of copies of their form.

I told my boss the best way to accomplish a secure and low-maintenance RFQ-to-Quote would be to create a stand-alone Quote Generator application, but we both agree the effort is not condusive to the timeframe by whic... Read more

A:Word 2000: Creating a Master Document of document templates

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Hey guys! Is there anybody knows a program that can convert (copy) words in an image to a real document that can be edited from Word?

Thanks
 

A:Which software can convert an image of a document to a real document (MS Word)?

If you have MS Office, as I think you do, you might try out this link:

http://weblogs.asp.net/jgalloway/ar...0_-You-may-already-have-it_2E002E002E00_.aspx
 

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Hello


I am wondering how to make an hyperlink, from a main document, to a sentence of a sub document that got included through {INCLUDETEXT \\....docx} in the main document?

I posted yesterday this question in another forum.


I do not know how long it will take to get a reply in the other forum. I post the link to the details also in this forum, in order to speed up the process of getting an insight about a posible approach or solution for this problem. I hope this does not violate any of this forum's rules.

Thanks in advance

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