thumbcache_1024.db Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing thumbcache_1024.db files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent thumbcache_1024.db file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

thumbcache_1024.db file Mobile Device Database. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of thumbcache_1024.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_1024.db file compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename thumbcache_1024.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 24
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-04-24

There are various types of errors related to thumbcache_1024.db file. thumbcache_1024.db file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to thumbcache_1024.db file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • thumbcache_1024.db is corrupted
  • thumbcache_1024.db cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - thumbcache_1024.db
  • thumbcache_1024.db file error
  • thumbcache_1024.db file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register thumbcache_1024.db file:
  • thumbcache_1024.db file could not be loaded
  • thumbcache_1024.db file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because thumbcache_1024.db file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to thumbcache_1024.db can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing thumbcache_1024.db file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

thumbcache_1024.db file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with thumbcache_1024.db file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to thumbcache_1024.db file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of thumbcache_1024.db or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to thumbcache_1024.db file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the thumbcache_1024.db file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the thumbcache_1024.db file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the thumbcache_1024.db file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace thumbcache_1024.db file

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_1024.db file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded thumbcache_1024.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_1024.db file example directory paths.

  • Windows 8.1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 7: C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your thumbcache_1024.db file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename thumbcache_1024.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 82b77e14f2c7a37f406a31bec5ef419c
SHA1 4c3ed0fc701c7acf141770ca3c9a648389c8c605
SHA256 412cdfe6c3f0ae236c2a360793050f4f29849de3d954bbf49b4d7595d3a7a25b
CRC32 6fbae9d2
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_1024.db
System Windows 8
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 06e96a3b1d2137877fe2a703d659498f
SHA1 5933f33706efb444fe42733477f41e1740170f2c
SHA256 50c07f1f38e8e2286219707b71e5b9416473416e4f4449fe4a33d7cbe3ac13c9
CRC32 b935ebe6
Example file location 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_1024.db
System Windows 7
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 b623140136560adaf3786e262c01676f
SHA1 7143c103e1d52c99eeaa3b11beb9f02d2c50ca3d
SHA256 ee3e1212dbd47e058e30b119a92f853d3962558065fa3065ad5c1d47654c4140
CRC32 a1d9afb1
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_1024.db
System Windows Vista
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 45f6e7be2ffd30a9fe78b8b2d1d0ba3b
SHA1 f67e9ef56d88e18c09d7ed167976b15c3b03b3db
SHA256 1de92721415a52b4028248edca6fc3434e55d8bf2d7bbc4cb1094022cbc5fb7b
CRC32 7756ad85
Example file location ---