Lost item names in my pictures folder

By xjoesullix
Jan 19, 2008
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  1. when i look at my pictures folder
    there is no text/name below the pictures or sub folders

    is there any way of recovering them?

    Joe
  2. Ferris68

    Ferris68 Newcomer, in training

    Open the folder that contains your thumbnails, hold down the shift key, right click the folder and click Open, your names should come back.

    If ever you want to get rid of names again, repeat steps above.
  3. Ferris68

    Ferris68 Newcomer, in training

    Or go into your "My Pictures" and set the View to Thumbnails then hold the Shift key down and click on the View button and select Details.
    Remove your finger from the Shift key. You should now see file names.
    Hold the Shift key down and click on the View button and select Thumbnails.
    You should now see thumbnails with file names under them.
    Holding the shift key down usually toggles between folder/tile names and no folder/file names.
  4. xjoesullix

    xjoesullix Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 67

    cheers ferris78 worked like a gem
  5. Ferris68

    Ferris68 Newcomer, in training

    No worries, glad it's sorted :wave:
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