The content of a file is displayed in the preview pane of Windows Explorer unexpectedly in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
Consider the following scenario:
- You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
- You enable the preview pane for Windows Explorer on the computer.
- You set the FILE_ATTRIBUTE_OFFLINE flag on some files.
- You open Windows Explorer and select one of these files.
In this scenario, the content of the file is displayed in the preview pane unexpectedly.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2458060.