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Microsoft Picture It! Photo Question ~ "recent files"

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by JokerRose, Aug 1, 2002.

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  1. JokerRose

    JokerRose Thread Starter

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    This is in regards to WindowsXP's version of Microsoft Picture It! Photo.

    When I open my PictureIt! program it has the last couple pics I worked on as thumbnail images under the title Recent Files. How do I delete them from there? I had saved them as jpeg files in my photos file and then deleted them from there and the trash when I was through with them. I didn't know that thumbnails of them would be displayed on the program's opening page.

    Thank you.

    JokerRose:D

    (Sorry to be such a pest today, but I am trying to get this computer working so that it has some privacy.)
     
  2. JokerRose

    JokerRose Thread Starter

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    I guess that I am curious as to wear the computer stores the memory of things like the pics I had saved but thought I had deleted? Is there some sort of temp file for them on the computer or in Picture It! itself? I did a disk cleanup but the pics remained even after I cleared the temp file offered there.

    Thanks again. This is a work computer, that is why I am even concerned.

    JokerRose:D
     
  3. JokerRose

    JokerRose Thread Starter

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    Sorry to bump ... but once you see the pic of myself I have on the Picture It! program here at work ...
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    The photo has been deleted from the computer ... all but that darned thumbnail on the Picture It! open page ... arg!:rolleyes:

    ~ JokerRose:D ... I also have this as my profile pic here ... hahaha.
     
  4. JokerRose

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    Well, I found out how to prevent it from happening again ... but not how to delete the thumbnails already on display.

    The Picture It! program is part of the Microsoft Works programs. I opened Works and went to Customize, unchecked Track History and then Cleared History.

    But I still want to know if anybody can figure out how to erase those thumbnails on display ... thanks.

    JokerRose:D
     
  5. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Hiya

    Have you had a look in the Program Files via Windows Explorer? Whats in the Folder for Picture IT!?

    Can you post the contents?

    Regards

    eddie
     
  6. JokerRose

    JokerRose Thread Starter

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    I found that folder. I wasn't sure how you wanted me to post its contents, so I took 2 screenshots of it. 1 is the top and 2 is after I scrolled to the 2nd half of the folder and its contents.
     

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    Here is the second screenshot.

    I did find one way to solve my problem though, although I am still curious about where those thuumbnails were stored. I saved some pics related to my work and used PictureIt! to edit them. Now my orig thumbnails are now replaced and then I went and unchecked Track History.
     

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  8. hewee

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    JokerRose,

    Have you tried doing a search with find?
    Maybe run it after opening PictureIt! to see what files were open.
    Then look at the thumbnail pictures and run the find again to see what bew files were open.
    Also you can try adding a new picture to PictureIt! and run the find again.

    Maybe your find out something you can use to find where what is.
     
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