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Can't delete thumbs.db

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I am trying to clear out some old directories on a CIFS share.  I am using Windows 7 and Explorer.  Many of the directories can not be deleted because they contain a thumbs.db in there.  What's the mojo to damn the torpedos and delete those stubborn holdouts??
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You may need to disconnect the user from the shares first.  If you're connected to the server, then you have to tell the server not to save thunmbnails.

http://www.mgdking.com/post/2010/03/25/How-To-Delete-Thumbsdb-in-Windows-7
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Thanks much.  That did it!
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