Troubleshoot thumbcache_1280.db Errors and Download File

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing thumbcache_1280.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_1280.db file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

thumbcache_1280.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_1280.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_1280.db file compatible with Windows 10 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10

File info

General information
Filename thumbcache_1280.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 24
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-04-24
thumbcache_1280.db

There are various types of errors related to thumbcache_1280.db file. thumbcache_1280.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_1280.db file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • thumbcache_1280.db is corrupted
  • thumbcache_1280.db cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - thumbcache_1280.db
  • thumbcache_1280.db file error
  • thumbcache_1280.db file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register thumbcache_1280.db file:
  • thumbcache_1280.db file could not be loaded
  • thumbcache_1280.db file doesn't exist

thumbcache_1280.db

Error

Application could not be started because thumbcache_1280.db file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to thumbcache_1280.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_1280.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_1280.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_1280.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_1280.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_1280.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_1280.db file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the thumbcache_1280.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_1280.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_1280.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_1280.db file

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_1280.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_1280.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_1280.db file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\

If the steps did not solve your thumbcache_1280.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_1280.db
System Windows 10
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 2dd3f3c33e7100ec0d4dbbca9774b044
SHA1 b254d47f2b9769f13b033cae2b0571d68d42e5eb
SHA256 5a00cc998e0d0285b729964afd20618cbaecfa7791fecdb843b535491a83ae21
CRC32 cfdb555d
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\