How to modify script to allow Photoshop CS-2 to make thumbnails

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  1. HandsOff

    HandsOff Registered Member

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    While this is a question, it is also an answer for the many people who are frustrated by photoshop CS2's non-functioning thumbnail creation for PSD files. If you installed PS CS2 correctly, you already have the needed .dll file installed. What is lacking is that the dll is not properly registered. Someone wrote this script and I tried it and it worked for me....after editing it because my program files is not on C:\

    Two questions:

    1) I've always seen Regedit4 used instead of "Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00", and I seem to recall people saying to use RegEdit4, but I don't know what the difference is.

    2)Isn't is possible to write some kind of general location like %Program Files% instead of C:\Program Files in order to make it a more general solution? I wish I knew the % labels and where you can use them...but I don't!


    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs]

    "C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\psicon.dll"=dword:00000001

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.psd\ShellEx]

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.psd\ShellEx\{BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}]

    @="{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}"

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}]

    @="Photoshop Icon Handler"

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\InProcServer32]

    @="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\psicon.dll"

    "ThreadingModel"="Apartment"



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  2. GlobalForce

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    Hand's,

    If you don't mind me answering by link, you can draw your own conclusion's.

    Between four and five, this should offer that inquisitive mind of your's something to mull over.
    Your second question refer's to "environment variables."


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  3. HandsOff

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    Thanks GF-

    I think I must have just half a mind. All of the questions, but none of the answers. Anyway, I will see if I can grok the info pointed to by the links you provided.

    Links....maybe just a quick game...




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