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Space-Man

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I'm not sure if im posting in the right section but when i make a foler and put a file in the folder, something else shows up. Its an icon with a weird picture on it saying Thumbs. How do i stop this from showing up ?

Edited by Space-Man, 26 July 2005 - 03:48 AM.

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The thumbs.db file is generated by the Windows operating system. It is a database file containing the small images displayed when you view a folder in "thumbnail" view (as opposed to tile, icon, list, or detail view).


To turn off this feature and save a bit of disk space,
1) Open Control Panel
2) Select Folder Options
3) Click the View tab
4) Check "Do not cache thumbnails"
5) Click the OK button


Note: If u want to use the thumbnail view in Windows, it is adivisable not to turn off this option

Edited by darth_ash, 26 July 2005 - 05:27 AM.

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