Lately, for some reason, when I go to view some image files (mainly JPGs) that I have created in Photoshop through explorer on my computer, all I get is a red x rather than the image. I'm not trying to view it on a webpage or anything like that, I simply have the file saved on my desktop and when I double click it, an explorer window opens up with a small box with a red x in it. Now when I open a GIF file that I have created in Photoshop, a png, or any other type of file I have created in Photoshop, it opens with no problem what so ever. I don't know what happened or what changed, but I can tell you that I haven't changed anything that I have been doing when I create any type of graphic file, but like I said, this just started happening over the past few months and don't know what to do to change it.
Just to give you my background, I'm not a novice when it comes to computers or graphics, I am a graphic and web designer by trade, and I have been fixing and rebuilding computers for many years. Now I'm sure you're saying, "well if he fixes, repairs, and rebuilds computers, why can't he figure this out?" Well, this is just something I just can't figure out... If I right click the image file and click "preview", the file will display correctly in Picasa photo viewer, but just won't display in explorer.
If it helps any, the location that appears in the address bar when I click the file that shows the red x is C:\Users\Barry\Desktop\Untitled-3.jpg. I just don't know what to do, and I hope someone here can help me out or give me a tip short of reinstalling my OS. If you need to, I can also send you copy of a JPG that I created months ago that work when I open it, and a copy of a JPG that I have created over the past couple of days or weeks that don't work, I can even let you remote connect to my computer to see it firsthand. Any help will be VERY appreciated as I turn out many graphics every day and I need to be able to get this working again.