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How To Assign A Thumbnail Image To .avi Movie File In Media Center?


How do i assign a thumbnail image to an . Avi file to show up in "movies" section? When i go to the "movies" screen in windows media center, the files are designated with a plain colored box with the title of the movie, and that's it. I know there is a way to assign an image to the movie, just like media center shows the album covers when i go to my music library. I cannot figure it out. There is no field for an image in the metadata, and i have tried putting a .jpg with the same name as the movie title and that has not worked either. Can anyone help?

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