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JSI Tip 2083. My .jpg files don't show the thumbnail?

In both Windows NT and Windows 2000, the .jpg thumbnail view is controlled by the following registry Key:


The unnamed Value Name at this key should have a type REG_SZ (String) data value of:


NOTE: As HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT is an alias, you can also use HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes.

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