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Why are my SOLIDWORKS Thumbnails and Previews missing? [PART 2]

If SOLIDWORKS thumbnails in Windows Explorer or in the Preview Pane of the Open dialog are not visible, there are several reasons that could cause this problem. Please follow the solutions listed below: STEP 1: Firstly, follow all the solutions mentioned in Part 1: Why are my SOLIDWORKS…

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Why is the file preview missing in my SOLIDWORKS Open dialog?

Recently I experienced a problem with SOLIDWORKS where there was no preview of my model displayed in the File > Open dialog. As you can see in the figure below the preview icon was displayed instead of the actual model? At some point I must have enabled an option that caused…

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