Tag Archive: thumbs.db

May 13

Go away, Thumbs.db!

By default, Windows 7 RC creates Thumbs.db files on your network drives to store image thumbnails. Sometimes, in Windows Explorer, if you try to move a folder that contains images you get an error that says "The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program. Close …

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Apr 01

Thumbs.db on Network Shares with Vista, Grrrrr…..

According to Microsoft, Vista doesn't use thumbs.db anymore, so the problem of thumbs.db getting created on network shares has been fixed. But, then Microsoft broke it again with Vista SP1.  Next registry edit, diabling thumbs.db from showing up on my Mac network shares. Here's a quote… – Open the Registry Editor (regedit.exe).  – Navigate to …

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