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Turn off Caching of Windows 7 Thumbnails in Hidden thumbs.db Files

By | August 23, 2009

When I’m working in Windows Explorer managing my pictures and music, Windows 7 by default generates a file called thumbs.db in the folder that I am working in.  The thumbs.db file is a thumbnail cache.  Wikipedia states that a thumbnail cache is a file used to store thumbnail images for Windows Explorer‘s thumbnail view. This… Read More »