I’m told that Vista has a really nifty feature: It can provide a preview of a file in Windows Explorer. Is there some way to do that in XP?
That’s right, highlight a file in Vista’s Windows Explorer and a snapshot of the contents appears instantly without opening the file. XP can do that, too, but it needs a little help from a small freeware program. You can download the program from www.uvviewsoft.com/index.htm.
Here’s what it looks like in Vista—with the file listing on the left and the preview on the right:
And here is what the preview function looks like in XP: