Sometimes, you just need to Print Big.
Historically, this was done with Microsoft’s Paint application. But recently, they noted that Paint will be getting an update.
If recent Microsoft ‘innovations’ are any indication, they’ll remove this terribly useful feature.
What are we supposed to do then?!
It turns out you already have 2 other methods to turn a photo into a giant multi-page poster. You just don’t know it yet!
NOTE: If you like PDF thumbnails, DO NOT install Acrobat Reader DC! See note at the end…
Okay, this one is VEEEERY annoying.
You have the 64-bit flavor of Windows 7 or Windows 8. You install Adobe Acrobat Reader.
You expect that on your desktop and in Explorer, you will see a thumbnail preview image of the first page of each PDF document.
Instead, you get nothing. NOSSING!
So, you search Google, and you find a bunch of tricks, fixes, and paid software that doesn’t work.
Well, after trying a million things, here’s what worked for me in both 64-bit Windows 7 and Windows 8…