A forum dedicated to Vista / Windows 7 related fixes and work rounds in relation to Corel's Intervideo/Ulead range of products.

Moderator: Ken Berry

Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:49 am
operating_system: Windows 7 Home Premium
System_Drive: C
32bit or 64bit: 64 Bit
motherboard: Belarc Advisor
processor: Belarc Advisor
ram: 2GB
Video Card: Belarc Advisor
sound_card: Belarc Advisor
Hard_Drive_Capacity: Belarc Adv


Post by kmad328 »

On my old Vista program, my pspimages showed as thumbnails. On my new Windows 7 program, my pspimages show as little camera lens. Is there something I can do to see the thumbnails. I literally have 1000's of images and I basically have to open each one up in Paint Shop Pro to see what the image is.
Posts: 6775
Joined: Thu Oct 02, 2008 1:07 pm
operating_system: Windows 10
System_Drive: C
32bit or 64bit: 64 Bit
motherboard: Alienware M17xR4
processor: Intel Core i7-3630QM CPU - 2_40GH
ram: 6 GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
sound_card: Sound Blaster Recon3Di
Hard_Drive_Capacity: 500GB
Corel programs: PSP: 8-2023
Location: USA

Re: pspimages

Post by LeviFiction »

Which version are you using?

This was a big complaint when X3 first came out. And for many it was fixed with the first...or second patch. I can't remember which one.

However, if you're not using X3 or it has not been fixed with the patches (always try the patches) then I only know of one other option.

The Bot Productions Thumbnail handler.

It replaces Corel's thumbnail viewer and attempts to show you previews of all of your .pspimage files. But I only like this method if all others have failed, it's terrible relying on a third party for functionality that should be working already.
Posts: 2421
Joined: Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:18 pm
operating_system: Windows 7 Home Premium
System_Drive: C
32bit or 64bit: 64 Bit
motherboard: Sony Corporation VAIO
processor: Intel Corel i5
ram: 4 GB
Video Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
sound_card: Realtek HD Audio
Hard_Drive_Capacity: 500 GB
Location: Riyadh, KSA

Re: pspimages

Post by teknisyan »

Hi kmad328,

There are 3 reason why this happens.
First, make sure you have the PaintShop Program installed on your computer.

Second, you may need to reassociate the PSPImage file with your PaintShop Pro program, right-click PSPImage then OPEN WITH... then make sure that the option ALWAYS USE THE SELECTED PROGRAM TO OPEN THIS KIND OF FILE. Then select PaintShop Pro on the program list. You can refer to the screen shot below.
PSP X3 file associate.jpg
You will need to set the appropriate view option on your Windows 7, just right click on the empty space on where the pspimage file is located then select VIEW then select either Medium, Large or Extra Large icon.
Image view.jpg
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
Like reading blogs?
About Tech
About Sports
Pnoy.Me - A URL Shortener
Follow me on Facebook & Twitter
Posts: 1222
Joined: Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:21 pm
operating_system: Windows 10
System_Drive: C
32bit or 64bit: 64 Bit
processor: 2.6 Ghz i7-6700HQ
ram: 16gb
Video Card: Nvidia GTX 960M
sound_card: onboard sound
Hard_Drive_Capacity: 1 Tb
Location: Washington State

Re: pspimages

Post by df »

If none of this works you may have disabled Windows from displaying thumbnails. To verify click Start > Control Panel. At the top of the page make sure the View by: is set to an icon (large or small doesn't matter). Now click Performance Information and Tools. You should now see an option on the left pane for Adjust Visual Effects, click it. Make sure that Show Thumbnails Instead of Icons is checked, hit apply and close. This is the default for Windows, but if you've gone to the effort to speed up your system sometimes this gets changed.
Regards, Dan

"Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast."