HiHo Forum, for quite some time now I've tried to extract shell thumbnail previews of files. The way to go seems to be the IExtractImage interface. But how to access that one? I've found quite a good tutorial for delphi here (google cache as the website seems to be down). Retrieving the files PIDL seems quite straight forward using Yashieds WinApiEx functions (step 1+2). But then the hard part, how to access the interface itself? AutoItObject might be the right tool for this, but... as alr