Unable to open or delete jpeg files via Explorer

  mikeclevedon 17:44 19 Dec 2003
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When trying to open a jpeg image via Explorer (either by double clicking, or right click, file open), a new explorer window opens, but there's no image. Also, if I try to delete the file, I get 'Access denied' and something about 'is the file protected, read only, or is disk full (the answer is 'No'). I can access/delete BMP files no problem - I can also open the JPEGs using paint or Irfan Viewer (with which I can delete the files). Anyone know why I can't handle the JPEGs via Explorer? I always used to be able to, and am not aware that I've downloaded anything dodgy, or altered an settings. Cheers

  Diodorus Siculus 18:28 19 Dec 2003

I think it is because the preview of the file opens in the left hand pane and so is in use.

Try turning off image preview in Windows Explorer.

  mikeclevedon 18:53 19 Dec 2003

Pardon my ignorance, but how do you turn off image preview in Windows Explorer? I can't find any reference to it in the Help pages, or on any of the tabs.

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