Solved

Thumbs.db not updating

Posted on 2006-06-21
8
367 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-18
Hi experts

we have photos sorted on the network these are then numbered by a end user to insert into a word document to do this the photos are moved to a folder on the users pc, they use the tumbnail veiw to help do this. problem is when they do the next job the thumbs.db is still making the thumb nails show the old pics and not the new thumbnail pic

any ideas

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:sparky71
8 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:and235100
ID: 16949879
Delete the file. Close Explorer, and view the files again.

Also- use tweakui to change the size of the thumbnail.
0
 

Author Comment

by:sparky71
ID: 16949946
cant get users doing that all the need to be a vbscipt or a gp
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Dave Robinson
ID: 16950136
create a batch file that deletes *.db files from the required folders.
0
 

Author Comment

by:sparky71
ID: 16952357
all i get is a msg saying can not find file even though i can see the file in Windows Explorer
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:bigjimbo813
ID: 16954058
Open a folder up, go to tools >> folder options >> View tab

 Now scroll down to "Do not cache thumbnails" (check box) then click apply to all folders.
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
bigjimbo813 earned 250 total points
ID: 17000672
did this solve your problem?
0
 

Author Comment

by:sparky71
ID: 17000760
Sorry, I haven't checked recently.

That did the job.

Thanks very much.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:bigjimbo813
ID: 17000897
no problem!
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

There are 2 things you must have in order to connect to the internet behind a router, The "Gateway IP" of the router, which is usually something like 192.168.xxx.1, I've seen routers with default values of: 192.168.0.1, 192.168.1.1, 192.168.11.1, …
Issue: Unstable cursor in Windows XP and Windows runs extremely slow in that any click will bring up the Hour glass (sometimes for several seconds before giving you what you want) . Troubleshooting Process and the FINAL FIX: This issue see…
This is a video that shows how the OnPage alerts system integrates into ConnectWise, how a trigger is set, how a page is sent via the trigger, and how the SENT, DELIVERED, READ & REPLIED receipts get entered into the internal tab of the ConnectWise …
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now