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I have paint.net files on my hard drive and on my cloud drive (one drive). I have a windows 10 laptop. Windows explorer displays my paint.net files as thumbnails on my hard drive but only displays icons on the cloud drive. How do I make explorer display thumbnails on the cloud drive?

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Are you sure they're thumbnails and not just large or extra large icons?


I assume it is treating the cloud drive, not unexpectedly, as a separate drive and the default display setting for any new drive is to use icons. So could be two things either the simple file view option chosen for that drive or the more general Windows Explorer settings:-


To change specific drive file icon settings for the page you're on right click in an empty space and use the "View" context menu options.


To change general Windows Explorer settings:-



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