__/ [ Banned Apache ] on Tuesday 14 March 2006 18:16 \__
> anti_spam_email@xxxxxxxxxxx , the weedy old fart and constipated gender
> illusionist who likes lewd pile driving with marmosets, and whose
> partner is an alley-cat with a slushy vagina, wrote in
>> I have a few jpg files for which the icons are different from other
>> jpg files. They are much like the regular XP jpg icons, except there
>> is a small black square in the lower left corner, with something that
>> looks like a clock inside the square. I cannot see any thumbnail
>> previews, unlike the other files, and the file details do not display
>> in the left-hand pane of the window when viewing them in "My
>> Computer" (the "details" tab just disappears whenever I click on a
>> picture). I can, however, view the pictures by double-clicking on
>> them and they are fine (within the Picture and Fax Viewer). Does
>> anyone know why? And what is it? Thank you!
> You're not talking about a shortcut to a jpg are you?
It sure sounds like it and it also would explain why thumbnails do not get
rendered. A .lnk file (or whatever it used to be) will be treated
accordingly and properties would correspond to that of a soft link, too.