Windows 7 - howto disable preview while dragging in explorer

Hi!
I would like to disable the preview of a file while dragging it into another folder in the explorer in Windows 7. See the attached screenshot for clarification.
Can this be done?
Thanks
Tobias
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tobiasroedigAsked:
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VesselManCommented:
Hey

you could try going to Performance Options
Visual Effects Tab
and  uncheck Show thumnails instead of Icons
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tobiasroedigAuthor Commented:
unfortunately that doesn't work...
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tobiasroedigAuthor Commented:
i want to remove the large icon as well...
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VesselManCommented:
How I get to Performance Options is

Control Panel
Performance Information and Tools
Adjust visual effects
Visual Effects Tab
 uncheck Show thumnails instead of Icons

Thanks
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tobiasroedigAuthor Commented:
yes, I know how to get there but it doesn't work. It still looks the same (as in the screenshot)
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VesselManCommented:
Disabling visual styles on windows and buttons, disables the effect. but you loose the windows 7 feel.
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centervCommented:
Control Panel/System/Advanced sttings/Advanced button/Performance Settings button
make your changes
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centervCommented:
Oops, had that window open for some time without refreshing!  
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tobiasroedigAuthor Commented:
hm, I don't want to disable Windows 7 styles. Is there no registry tweak for this?
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centervCommented:
Other than using classic theme, none I'm aware of.
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