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How to Enable or Disable Quick View

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When you use the right mouse button to click a file in Windows Exploreror My Computer, some files have a Quick View option and some do not. Thisarticle describes how to enable or disable Quick View for a particularfile type.
To enable or disable Quick View for a particular file type, follow thesesteps:
  1. In Windows Explorer, click Options on the View menu.
  2. Click the File Types tab.
  3. Click the type of file you want to modify, and then click Edit.
  4. Enable or disable Quick View.
Note that not all items are displayed as you expect when you are usingQuick View. For example, when you view a binary file such as an animatedcursor (*.ani) file using Quick View, you see the binary contents and nota picture of the cursor.

NOTE: Quick View is included in the CD-ROM version of Windows 95, butnot in the floppy disk version. If you are using the floppy disk versionof Windows 95 and want to use Quick View, please see the following articlein the Microsoft Knowledge Base for information about the availability ofQuick View:
135315 CD-ROM Extras for Microsoft Windows 95 Upgrade
quickview winnt

Article ID: 154907 - Last Review: 12/04/2015 15:14:29 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition

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