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How do i get my picture icons to show the actual picture thumbnail?

Q: How do i get my picture icons to show the actual picture thumbnail?

It seems ive tried different options and i still cant get to see a preview of the picture i have highlighted, i have to open it fully in order to see what it is .anyway to change this?

windows 7 btw

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A: How do i get my picture icons to show the actual picture thumbnail?

Have a look at this tutorial Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable
Try this tutorial if preview is turn on Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

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Hi, All my video icons have the default picture in Vista Home Premium yet the same files have picture icons in XP. I've tried changing file options and types but cannot find a solution... Can anyone help?


A:Video Icons only show default picture

This may work
Icon Cache - Rebuild

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Hi everyone, can someone please explain why my malwarebytes thumbnail has lost its picture to the right of the firefox icon and how i can get it back. This happened after i turned off my pc then turned it back on again??


A:Thumbnail picture

Have you tried deleting the shortcut and adding it back again?

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I've had this problem before in Windows XP but don't know what to do with it in Vista. My pictures all come through properly but when I went to help, I am finding a red x (in a box) next to the graphic image for the subject I am in.

Had problems with the "Com Surrogate not working error" and have it solved by uninstalling the current DivX, Nero, and Urge. Have not had the problem since. I did upgrade to the most current DivX so I don't think that is the problem.

Any help would sure be appreciated.

A:Red X On Picture Thumbnail In Help

hi jazzman
not sure in vista but in xp
when anything like that happens i just right click and select show picture
hope that helps

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When I attach jpg files to a message in Netscape, they show up as an oversize picture that must be scrolled to view. but on my other computer (also Netscape) the files show up as links that the recipient can click on and view with their own graphics viewer. What setting controls this? I can't seem to find it!

A:How do I send picture links rather than the actual pictures in Netscape?

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So, once upon a time, I was able to see the very first frame of my movie files. Which helped drastically when I was needing to span together .VOB files or the likes. Now however, all I get the the application thumbnail.

I want to know what I need to change back so I can see the thumbnails as being the first frame of the video files.


Thanks again so much everyone.

A:Seeing a picture of the movie thumbnail

Two things.
Make sure the folder view is set to Thumbnails.
Right click in a blank area of the open folder, click Properties>Customize tab and set the What kind of folder do you want? to video.
Hope one of them works for you.

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How do you email a thumbnail. I have been requested to send a thumbnail picture. It should be 81 pixels deep and in .jpg format. I know how to attach a .jpg picture to my email, but do not understand how to attach or send a "thumbnail" as a picture. I will also be sending a regular .jpg of the picture to the same person. Please help.

A:email a thumbnail picture

A "thumbnail" is essentially just a small stamp-size version of a regular-size picture. If the recipient wants a thumbnail of a specific size (81 x 81 ppi), open the regular-size picture in a graphics editor (eg Photoshop Elements). Choose "Resize", change the existing ppi values to 81 x 81, then save with a new filename in the same folder as the regular-size picture.

Now, open your email client software and attach both the regular and the small thumbnail picture.

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I dont have no preview of vids when in thumbnail view, did before. All it shows is an icon with MPG or AVI in the middle, pictures
in thumbnail view is ok... i am using GOM Player

Any suggestions

A:No picture when in thumbnail view

Not the actual window you will work in, but probably the same principle see screenshot. check that thumbnails as against icons is checked

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After editing video file and saved the new file, the thumbnail appears black. How do I get a frame to appear in thumbnail?

A:thumbnail picture is black

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Hi, for some reason the picture of the 2nd. HDD doesn`t appear only the white thing whit dots on it..but the HDD is working good. It`s there any way i can recover the pic. of the thumbnail back?

A:Picture of the E: HDD thumbnail is missing

Try refreshing the icon cache. Might work.


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When I save movie clips to a folder, some have a thumview of the movie and some (most) do not.

I must have done something to change this because it used to be that I could download 20 or 30 movie clips and they would all show a picture in the thumbnail view.

As I said, now only a few would show the picture representing the clip.

I have tried all the view settings, folder customizations etc.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

I am running on Windows XP Pro SP2


A:no thumbnail picture for some movies

check the format of the clips, the clips which show are probably differant formats to the ones which don't. Could you post the formats? (This is like .avi)

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Hi all,

Relatively simple problem, I have just explained it in great detail do please give a read

I was just wondering how I would go about setting the picture on a folder to be what I want, but to have it set, like using a .dat file or something.. What I am trying to do is organize my music collection, which is quite large, and I want to set the cd covers for each album as the picture on the folder. I know how to do it normally (right click>properties>customize>choose file), but sometimes the picture won't stay there, so if I go back to the location of that folder again, it will just be a normal yellow folder, or have a picture of the audio symbol (because there are audio files in the folder). I would like to be able to 'hardwire' it as such, and make it always show the picture I want, regardless of anything else that happens.

I have all my music on an external hard drive which I don't keep plugged in, only when I want to listen to music. As the location of this post would suggest, I have Vista, Home Premium.

Any and all help is greatly appreciated


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My customized folders thumbnail picture(folder picture in thumbnail view) disappear when I copy folder to a different drive (or even different location on same drive).
Anybody knows how to retain the customized settings or force XP to display manually added thumbnail? I want to be able to ad a picture as a folder’s thumbnail ONCE and have it there forever when I copy and move the folder. It seems to me that this is the idea of customization folders. Why doesn’t it work?

A:Why does folder's thumbnail picture disappear?

Welcome to TSG!

Windows stores folder customizations in the registry for each folder. Part of that info includes the full path to the folder, so if you move or copy it, the resulting folder is a totally different folder.

If you don't Customize the folder, Windows will use the first 4 images it finds in the folder (and it's subfolders) and displays them on the icon. You can also specify one image by saving the picture you want to use in the root of the folder named folder.jpg or folder.gif. Be sure to click Use Default on the Customize tab to start using one of these files.



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i just installed windows 7. and i just noticed that when i open a folder with my nikon pictures in it. it dont show the picture in the thumbnail. just says NEF. is there a way to set it so it will show the pic as a thumbnail? when i had vista it would show up?

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I'm not sure if this is a windows issue, a screen resolution issue or what is going on. I use the windows 8.1 picture library like everyone else does -- to view and select certain photos for copying, moving or deleting. With my Yoga 2 pro, the extra large icons (thumbnails) are the same size as the large icons; too small to really see the picture. The only diggerence is that when viewing so-called extra large icons, there are only 4 per row instead of 11. These 4 are just separated by white space, not larger.  With the extra large icons I can not use my fingers to resize/zoom the page. How can get truly extra large thumbnails?  More information: I have my display set at "extra extra large", 250%. Thanks for your help.

A:Yoga 2 pro picture library thumbnail size problem

I have this problem exactly as you describe.  This is a big issue for me as I use extra large icons to select and tag photos.  Changing the screen resolution DOES NOT help this problem at all.  The only thing that has helped slightly is to use the magnifier tool to at least be able to see a little bit of detail in the pictures.  Has anyone seen a fix for this?

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My thumbnail preview is working when opening Windows Explorer directly but it isn't when accessing it from
Word 2007 > Insert > Picture.
It used to work.  The attached image shows the direct windows explorer screen (showing thumbnail previews) and the Word 2007 > insert > picture view of the same exact files and folder (no thumbnail preview).  When inserting the image into
Chrome the thumbnail preview worked. I think it is specifically not working when accessing from Word.
I am using Windows 7 Professional.

Joni Unger - Bradoc Data Management

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I recently copied photos from my DVD to my computer which runs XP SP2 . When I open the folder in File Explorer it shows the photos in all views ( it shows the photo clearly as it is in thumb nail view). But when I double click (Open using default editor) the photo, it does not display the photo but shows a small icon 'X" in the screen.
Can someone help. Not sure what the problem is.

some other issues
1) First time when i open after copying the photos it shows all the photos but later when i open it shows a few of them and others are shown with X icon.
2) is there any impact if I use a file wiper tool such as Glarys utilities or CCleaner? does it corrupt the photos?

A:saved photos showing in thumbnail view but not in photoeditor (picture manager etc)

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I downloaded many large full sized picture files, I used the included default Microsoft Picture Viewer to view them and they filled the screen,
I saved them as JPEG, and the huge files are now Only small files /
thumbnails when I go to view them.

Is there a way to turn ON and mainly - Turn off a thumbnail View / Save

I want the big full file, not just a thumbnail / small picture
the downloads were Megabytes - the resulting saves are now tiny kb's

Are my original large files gone ?? - that was a lot of downloading


A:Are JPEG pictures viewed and saved with Picture Viewer defaults to Thumbnail view ??

Hope this helps http://www.mydigitallife.info/2008/0...in-windows-xp/

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My daughter made a cd of my granddaughter's wedding, it won't play, what am I doing wrong?
Thank's all

A:show cd picture's on PC

You need to post a bit more info to get any replies on this such as what was on the CD? what program did you use to burn it with? what is your operating system? did you try to play it on the computer or a CD player ?

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For some reason I cannot see pictures people send me. It shows an X and when I click: Show picture nothing happens.
Can you help?

A:Show Picture

Are you using Gmail?
They have some new settings.

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Does anyone out there have any experience with Ulead Picture Show 2.0? I'm looking for slideshow software, and am considering it. I have tried a few freeware and trial versions of other programs, but was always disappointed in the sharpness of pictures (on TV) of the final product. Most of them seemed to be a lot less sharp than when I just stick a disk of JPEGS in (a DVD player) and view them. If you've used Ulead, are you satisfied. PC Magazine gave it a pretty good review, but actually gave it's Editors' Choice to ProShow Gold, which costs quite a bit more. Any input would be appreciated.

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I have found this BUG in Micrososft Word 2007, that I consider to be a SERIOUS ISSUE for Microsoft Office Suite.

If you copy an image from a website and paste in the Word file, the image pastes successfully the first time,
but as you go on & paste other images from the site,
the first image is repeated over and over again, in place of other images (which have the same dimensions).
All other text data remain same, the image titles remain same, but only the image is repeated over and over


Microsoft? Office Word 2007 (12.0.4518.1014) MSO (12.0.6514.5000)
Part of Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007

A:Microsoft Office Word 2007 picture paste Bug *same picture is repeated

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I would not advise pasting images in doc files like that,
I would use ms Paint to paste or save picture as
I would really recommend using the windows snipping tool to get the images that way no bugs are being transferred to the machine or programs,
Then use the Insert image option in word...
It's just a safer way to do an operation,

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After right click properties on My picture folder and change a picture location in the location tab to an external hard drive in %userprofile%\My picture folder the My picture folder has disappear now from %userprofile%\ location.
I went to the registry in the Shell Folder and User Shell Folder \ My Pictures REG_SZ and change back to %userprofile%\My picture value but that seem not taking effect.


A:After right click properties on My picture folder and change a picture location locat

Hello Stuckfree,

Double check through OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to see if it may be able to help restore your My Pictures folder.

Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder

Hope this helps.

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Hi: I'm looking for a macro (preferably just one I record, not vba) that will show a picture (a jpeg image) in my document when I run it. When I run a second macro, it will hide the picture. How can I do this? I tried to record a macro that does this, but I can't select the object when I'm in the record mode. Heeeeeeeelp! Thanks

A:Show/Hide Picture

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Hi I just recovered some photos there is 1 that I can't see but can see it as a thumbal when oping the file its blank/grey. Why?

A:Picture wont show?

Probably not the answer you are seeking but it sounds as if the recapture only got the thumbnail. Which image editing program did you use to recover the pictures?

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My Friend, for the first time, asked me a favor.. It was to create a slideshow that can be presented to her friend on her B'day.. I decided to go upon Windows Live Movie Maker because i had a few slideshows which went popular with the simple and attractive animations..

So, I would like to make it way better than the one i created in Window's Live Movie Maker. My Questions are:

1. Can Any one of you guys suggest a good Video Editing or Slideshow Creation Software?
2. Will I Get a High Definition Video Output after the processing of the Video?
3. Can you suggest a good Soundtrack for the Video? ( Between 3 Minutes and 4 Minutes, Melodious, A Track that can Represent an old memory Together etc.)

I Would be really Glad If Any one of you could help me on this topic, Because it is kinda Important for me.. This might Help me in a lotta ways..

Thank You
Shon John Xander

A:For a Picture Slide Show....

Well, I personally have been asked to do this before by a teacher friend of mine. I used PowerPoint 2010 for that and used the metro design with the pictures. I just made a mosaic on each slide, used a fade in animation on each photo and staggered the timing, then had a blank black slide fade in and did it again. I used certain transition animations based on the tempo of the song at that particular timing. It was intense! The song I used was by Grouplove, Tongue Tied. I find it's a fantastic song to go with an emotional, memory packed presentation. It's about 3 and half minutes long. Another song that can be used is Spun by Grouplove too, but I'd go with Tongue Tide as you can cry and sing along with it and it's really happy!

I'd recommend PowerPoint for this, especially 2013, as you can save the presentation in not only in a .wmv video file but publish it onto a CD. Pretty handy! You won't get quality loss either.

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I recently updated to Internet Explore 8. Since then, when I send emails with pictures/images inserted in message (not attached) they are blocked (grey squares) when the recipient opens it.

Is this a security issue when I updated. How can I fix this so pictures will show in sent emails.

My email account is through Windows Mail. I have Windows Vista.

Thanks You!

A:Picture do not show in sent emails

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So, my friend just got a new monitor for his computer. It's an emachines T6410 and has XP and a 3200+ AMD Athlon 64 processor. The monitor is an LG Flatron and when we hooked it up to his computer and turn it on, I'm not sure, but I think the computer isn't sending any signal to the monitor. Because the monitor turns on and the blue light comes on, then the LG symbol comes up, but after that it says power saving mode. It won't show anything else, it just stars hibernating.

Any help would be appreciated, I'm kinda stumped.

A:New Monitor Won't Show Picture

How old is the computer?

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I have been infected by "about blank" before and repaired it, this one is annoying me...help!

A:Solved: Click to see larger picture...about blank pops up with no picture!

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Hi all,

Super bizarre.

So I woke up this mornind to login into my PC and see that my profile pic is changed back to the previous one. I have not any changes myself.

skype is linked to microsoft account. (skype had my old picture)

other option is that someone logged into my outlook and chaged profile picture then it got synced...

I cannot find any information on why or how picture would revert. ( even more so on a specific date )

any ideas or leads ?

A:login profile picture revert back to previous picture

Hello newbiew, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Since you Microsoft account is synced by default, then it most likely automatically changed back after syncing.

If you wanted to have the same user account picture for all devices, then changing it for everything should help.

If you only wanted to change it on this PC, then you could turn off syncing for Appearance under "Personalization settings" using the tutorial below.

Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 8

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I've tried re-installing, and that didn't work.

What now?

A:Display Picture on MSN messenger won't show up...

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No matter what I do. I've done all the usual, tried changing picture, changing back, gone into every setting I can think of. In the User Account, it shows the picture there. But when I click on start, all I get is the blue bar with my name.

It's been this way for months, and is NOT earth shattering - don't really need to see a picture up there instead of a big blank spot, but it's annoying that I can't figure it out. I hate unresolved problems, sticky though they may be.

Thanks for any advice.

(I'm running XP Pro, SP1)

A:Picture will NOT show up in Start Menu

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2 days ago when I was cleaning my computer from inside from dust, and when i connected everything back (I didn't pull out any of the components) my monitor went blank, and only the brown light was shining. Then I disconnected the graphics card and put it back in. All the same, my graphics card still works, but I had to connect the monitor to the motherboard integrated card. When my system booted up (Windows 7 Ultimate), in devices and printers tab, under the computer icon was a yellow questionmark, saying that the PCI memory controller misses drivers, but it can't find them on the Internet. My MB is AMD 690v , and my graphics card is ATI HD 4670. What should I do? PLEASE HELP ASAP. Thanks.

A:Monitor doesn't show picture!

You motherboard may contain that AMD chipset but that is not the motherboard make and model. You need to identify the motherboard make and model and go to the motherboard manufacturer's website to find drivers for it. You would go to ATI's website for graphics drivers if you ever need them.

That said, you shouldn't suddenly be missing these drivers. Did you take precautions against static electricity discharge while you were cleaning the insides of the PC? Hopefully reinstallation of the motherboard drivers will be enough.

By the way connecting your monitor to the integrated graphics does not mean your Radeon HD 4670 card still works. It only works if your monitor is plugged into the 4670 and you get a normal output.

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Ever since I upgraded to Windows 8 I see a black box where there used to be a picture of myself when I talked to other people. When I go to video settings there is just a black box that shows my camera. When I talk to other people they can see me fine and in video settings I can see a picture of the people I'm talking to when I should see a picture of myself. I am using a laptop computer so I cant unplug the camera.

Please help me get back the picture of myself when I'm Video Calling on Skype.



A:Skype dose not show picture of self

I tried uninstalling Skype and downloading the newest version and reinstalling it and still the same problem.

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Well, what the title says...my camera's screen is grey when it is turned on, although I can still take pictures with it. The camera is a Sony DSC-S40 just to let you know. I don't know if it is the camera's inside hardware or the software that is creating the problem.
I want to know if I can fix this before sending it to Sony. So, if there is no help you can give me, is there anywhere else you can recommend to find a possible solution to this problem?

A:Camera will not show picture on screen

Have you pushed the “Monitor” button to the lower left of the 4-way buttons? It cycles the display on and off. Can you see anything when you press the Menu button?

Assuming you know about the monitor switch you are probably going to find your LCD isn’t going to work. There is no menu setting I can think of that would cause the LCD to not display when you cycle the monitor switch.

And if you can’t see anything in menu mode the camera will have limited utility even though it has an optical viewfinder.

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I recently installed a new LCD monitor which worked fine for a week.Now when I start XP the screen shows Bios screen & choice of systems(I have XP partitioned),I select either,wait & no picture.If I use the re-set button on the case,after the choice of starting options comes up & I select normally everything is fine.
One side has a MS driver for the nVidia Ti 4200 with AGP 8X,the other,which I use for gaming has the latest uncertified nvidia driver.
If when it's up & ruuning I change partitions by doing a re-start the other side works fine.
I'm not very clued up I know,but any help very welcome.

A:Needs re-start for monitor to show picture

Check your "Device Manager" for any hardware conflicts.

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I have Dreamweaver CS3 and I want to be able to add a picture slide show to my website. What I am looking for is for it to have a picture viewer and then on the side or bottom have thumbnails of all the pictures that are available and you can scroll through them and when you click on on it will show it in the viewer. I was thinking something like a Flash slide show or something.

I have searched and can't figure out how to do it, has anyone else done this?

A:Add picture slide show in Dreamweaver

you would need flash installed or some extension
I think DW does this is javascript
I did a simple html code for mouse over and or click ,used it on ebay works great wish I can remember it off hand
now think'n on it DW8 did this I'm sure CS3 can to
go to adobe website look for Macromedia extensions there are some free ones
use extension manager to load
It's been awhile since I did any coding don't have my websites anymore to busy
I get a chance I'll look it up

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I can't figure why I get the generic gray circle with the person on it on my welcome screen when my computer starts up. My account shows my picture as a gold fish. My computer was set to auto login before I made the switch from windows 8.1 and upgraded to 10 and has been logging in with out my entering password since then just like the way I want it does anyone have any thoughts on the welcome screen thing?

A:Account picture does not show on welcome screen

Oh I'm bad its probably because I used that command thing to turn off the password log in.

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I got this error message "Setting the account picture failed, please try again". I need to know how to fix this, i got this error after i browsed the pic i wanted to use, if you guys know how to fix this thing, I'll thank you here's the screenshot, I'm not using a pirated copy of this OS, please help!

A:Can't change account picture / lock screen's picture

I don't know what may happen,but I think it worth to try:
First of all, go to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft
and copy the Default Account Pictures folder and then rename it to any name,after this open the original Default Account Pictures folder and delete the picture and the data file which belong to the user and try to change accaunt picture

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YouTube? Picture in Picture (Beta)

Users of this extension have also used
Watch YouTube? videos in the corner while browsing the site, just like in the mobile apps.
* Videos will continue to play in a picture-in-picture window when you navigate away from the page
* Re-open video page at any time without interruption
* Start videos in a picture-in-picture window with the right click menu

This extension is a proof-of-concept and is still in beta, with a few known bugs. Playlists don't work correctly, and sometimes videos don't load right. If something goes wrong, opening a new video usually fixes things. If not, try opening a new tab.

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I have an HDMI cord running from my laptop to my desktop computer. I have the laptop outputting audio through the HDMI cord perfectly fine. However, my desktop will not relay the audio through the built-in speakers unless I have the HP Picture in Picture software open on the selected HDMI Input. I was wondering if there was a way I am able to bypass using the HP Picture in Picture software. The HDMI Inputs do not show up in the 'Sound' window through the Control Panel in either the Playback or Recording tabs. Thank you!- Bubbyfong

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YouTube? Picture in Picture (Beta)

Users of this extension have also used
Watch YouTube? videos in the corner while browsing the site, just like in the mobile apps.
* Videos will continue to play in a picture-in-picture window when you navigate away from the page
* Re-open video page at any time without interruption
* Start videos in a picture-in-picture window with the right click menu

This extension is a proof-of-concept and is still in beta, with a few known bugs. Playlists don't work correctly, and sometimes videos don't load right. If something goes wrong, opening a new video usually fixes things. If not, try opening a new tab.

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I m running windows 8.1 pro. Please help me to solve this trouble.

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hi i have windows media player 11 in xp installed but when i try and watch video from the web i can not see the picture there is sound and you can just see a very dark pic some times any help

A:windows media player will not show picture

Hello and Welcome to TSF

K-Lite Codec Pack 2.79 Full might be what you need.

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I visit a particular web site quite often. I usually can view the picture
that is there, but recently the photo does not show, just a box with an "x" in it.
If I go to the same site on my other laptop it shows up with no problem.
I've checked the "Internet options" to see if there was something different and the only
thing different was that the laptop where the picture shows, has Java info, while the other
has no Java info at all.
On my tool bar, I have also set it for "popups ok", although on the other laptop it shows the picture even though it is set for "blocked".
This is not a critical problem, but I can't seem to find the answer.

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After Upgrading to the new W10 platform download last weekend I now have the following issue: My sign in screen picture is no longer available. From the Lock Screen tab in settings I choose my own picture to display. The picture I have selected appears in the correct picture box in settings but when I restart my PC the startup page picture is one of Microsoft's own & mine is nowhere to be seen. I go back into settings/Lock Screen & there is my picture for all to see. I have tried both combinations of "Show Lock Screen Background On the Sign-In Screen" but the result is the same. Any ideas? merlin

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