Thumbnail Repair

To repair you thumbnail previews please follow the following steps.   

  1. Shut down CorelDRAW.  
  2. Open up your Control Panel on your computer.  
  3. Now open Default Programs (you many have to change your Veiw by in the upper right corner of the Control Panel to large icons to find it)  
  4. Select Associate a file type or protocol with a program  
  5. Now look for the following extensions in the list and make sure they are all set to be associated and will open with the proper CorelDRAW.  (.cdr, .cdt, .clk, .cmx, .csl, .pat)  
  6. Close out and reopen CorelDRAW.  
  7. open command center on right hand side and click on the Options Tab.   
  8. Select the Thumbnails/Cache tab  
  9. Click the Repair/Settings button and allow the repair window to open.   
  10. Click DAS and EPS Thumbnail provider. Click Enable and allow the process finish 
  11. Now click the Reset button and allow the process finish
  12. Click Clear Local button and allow the process to finish
  13. Click Clear Windows Cache button and allow the process to finish 
  14. Check High Quality Rendering and click Enable,allow the process to finish 
  15. Click the exit button 
  16. Now close all programs and restart the computer. 

You should now be able to access and see your Clipart and Template Browser and see all the previews of the files. 

If are still unable to see previews please try the following steps

  1. Go to Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs
  2. Find CorelDRAW Graphics - Windows Shell Extension and uninstall it. 
  3. Then CorelDRAW Graphics Suite - Click on uninstall/change
  4. Click on Modify(should already be selected) - click Next 
  5. Keep all programs checked - click Next
  6. Check Utilities - Click on windows shell extension in dropdown - click Install now
  7. Restart PC