thumbcache_256.db - Repair Issues and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing thumbcache_256.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_256.db file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

thumbcache_256.db file Mobile Device Database. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of thumbcache_256.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_256.db file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename thumbcache_256.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Software
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
Details
File size 1048576
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-05-10
thumbcache_256.db

There are various types of errors related to thumbcache_256.db file. thumbcache_256.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_256.db file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • thumbcache_256.db is corrupted
  • thumbcache_256.db cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - thumbcache_256.db
  • thumbcache_256.db file error
  • thumbcache_256.db file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register thumbcache_256.db file:
  • thumbcache_256.db file could not be loaded
  • thumbcache_256.db file doesn't exist

thumbcache_256.db

Error

Application could not be started because thumbcache_256.db file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to thumbcache_256.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_256.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_256.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_256.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_256.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_256.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_256.db file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the thumbcache_256.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_256.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_256.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_256.db file

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_256.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_256.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_256.db file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
  • Windows 8: ---
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your thumbcache_256.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_256.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 777701d0cfc2a041ebb33a4731acda50
SHA1 17977284513b3b5ff73f1e98a5505a3d56afd243
SHA256 68d07975a1497af48d7442922c8dd2515434b469472ffe819a059ae8da7d5ff9
CRC32 a207c0e0
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 123ca12346e445555c9f00473ad4a486
SHA1 a718cc5bdc2735a25ac425f92437c10fe44c1371
SHA256 cf112bff5e610c8d4647e43c8be28a94a20ba201d1f2fd5c6486d435a4eb1055
CRC32 3dbe068a
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 438c779324159bf850d8ffed1bae4932
SHA1 a0485696eea4f5e7db8316aebb462795a00e0c5a
SHA256 454c2455645be8dc17146a19ca6d00dc88af7a10f8feb6cd188185d35e9e42d0
CRC32 d3822e7d
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 db51573abc76fedad5f80c45a10a2903
SHA1 8d69aff85eed68a3231b8d189bdae6d033a3987e
SHA256 a27b4d2c9b757e0bc2a9511e598f24aae5e913e6ab53abc78e8624107d4a243b
CRC32 97748a8b
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 8
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 dbde5cbf007a8a07d7e9ecd929724bb1
SHA1 a4f7ce3e93d5ec18bf88d9911f1af718a5720ccc
SHA256 b94adbb2cab163c2c589d3e4e83d63dd4213c30cd775cac46f02f5f123c69649
CRC32 4c3be817
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 7
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 13e8a2d047f6a01c92fce545aff1e217
SHA1 ad117e487afe6f26aeb705c4d7e162c135b583ad
SHA256 c315210fd16ad401430d20db572a7de51cbc190cce4915db5fd0cdd0ad30f74c
CRC32 f6b9e96f
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 7
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 77b223d91ff5ce225fc54bc692431512
SHA1 cdca0aab809274bdf2204ba105e80ef7a7312e2b
SHA256 c6292f08dee9d164241f178fcb66b1127949acd003f2d4886d24fda6eb15cd6e
CRC32 6f40a7aa
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows Vista
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 6d6f17d04601fd50edfdb4cd6906df8b
SHA1 0ca1a3cc96b617f4a0b0641d6847867685b937e2
SHA256 ff8498fab3f3f645fbf58891e562d6f7dd2a3b9c924af752119ce9ff1cbe3ee0
CRC32 c1a7ec44
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows Vista
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 e07e0111928b464e21fc8e448fe9a28a
SHA1 2a2bdc14efb2442b93d4548939d686571e99bc99
SHA256 46e1544240c8072654856a43b8b08177a8497f214d2309d6bf30c4bda2cd3226
CRC32 4de91aaa
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_256.db
System Windows 8
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 777701d0cfc2a041ebb33a4731acda50
SHA1 17977284513b3b5ff73f1e98a5505a3d56afd243
SHA256 68d07975a1497af48d7442922c8dd2515434b469472ffe819a059ae8da7d5ff9
CRC32 a207c0e0
Example file location ---