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Windows 7: thumbs.db

21 Feb 2011   #1

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit

Do I really need all of those thumbs.db files? .

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21 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)

Well, here's something you could read

Windows thumbnail cache - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I really don't like them but they're generated automatically, so it doesn't matter if you delete them, they will reappear
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21 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

You can open cmd prompt as adminitrator in the drive you want them to be cleaned (just change the letter of the drive, type:
C:\>del /s thumbs.db

It will scan the all drive and delete those .db

Or use the native Windows 7 settings:
How To Delete Thumbs.db in Windows 7
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