thumbs db viewer

Does anyone know of a FREE thumbs db viewer so you can see the thumbnails as images? The few I found cost $100 approx which isnt to much, but if theres a free tool to acheive the same that would be useful.
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ZShaverCommented:
BTW its interesting to note that the FBI uses these files to prove that a person was in posession of child pornography. It's a powerful forensics tool :D
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Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
Windows can show most thumbnails in Explorer anyway - just make sure its enabled
on a folder select ORGANIZE from the Menu, bar then FOLDER AND SEARCH OPTIONS on the VIEW tab make sure that Always 'show icons never thumbnails' is NOT selected.
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pma111Author Commented:
KCTS - its more a case of the thumbnails perhaps are the only remaning clue of what was in a directory as they files were trashed and potentially unrecoverable - so a thumbs.db (albeit no good for my eyes due to size) may give some clues about what they were storing there.

ZShaver - taking a look at that tool now
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Ask_AbhiCommented:
You can try this......
http://www.dmthumbs.com/
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ZShaverCommented:
were you able to get something that worked for you?
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pma111Author Commented:
DMthumbs isnt free, albeit is very cheap.
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pma111Author Commented:
Any idea what the thumbs db encryptable files represent? And how they differ from standard thumbs db
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