Folder icons and Folder thumbnails

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Ever since Windows 10 debuted the new icon set, File Explorer no longer reads the folder.jpg file. Does anyone know if it will come back? I have a lot of music albums and not having a thumbnail to ease finding what I want is time consuming. Do they expect me to type in the seach box for everything? Thanks.
 

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I think the OP means this...

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... instead of this...

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... or worse...

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Not ideal but the best it has been so far:


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Hi,

it is because since some time, Microsoft sets the attributes of all MAIN & preinstalled Folders (not the subfolders and not those you created yourself) to "Read only". Rightclick the folder, open Properties, Rider "General" and you will see ! You can remove the tick, but it will automatically come back. You can change this attitude, but it is very complicated.

But there is a more simple help: the only programm I know which can change the icons of these MAIN folders is "Folder Marker Free". You can put your custom icons into "User icons" within Folder Marker and then change the icon of (nearly) any folder, even the "Windows" folder. For some folders, you need to run Folder Marker as an Administrator (rightclick on the .exe file or the shortcut and run as Administrator).
 

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