Download thumbcache_32.db to Fix Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing thumbcache_32.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_32.db file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

thumbcache_32.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_32.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_32.db file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 10, 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 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename thumbcache_32.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 1048576
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-04-24

There are various types of errors related to thumbcache_32.db file. thumbcache_32.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_32.db file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • thumbcache_32.db is corrupted
  • thumbcache_32.db cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - thumbcache_32.db
  • thumbcache_32.db file error
  • thumbcache_32.db file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register thumbcache_32.db file:
  • thumbcache_32.db file could not be loaded
  • thumbcache_32.db file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because thumbcache_32.db file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to thumbcache_32.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_32.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_32.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_32.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_32.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_32.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_32.db file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the thumbcache_32.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_32.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_32.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_32.db file

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_32.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_32.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_32.db file example directory paths.

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

If the steps did not solve your thumbcache_32.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_32.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 f54ba6d14936f7f055784219f34f8d0b
SHA1 9d47bbce4c774252105b7955f8d351b88d57bc75
SHA256 6e754be0b00088ffad01b151f0dff96784a8b66b6b609d4275869a90eda37d0b
CRC32 bac75f2d
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_32.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f76ed5b7fb1e1911e6e6481c2258e407
SHA1 b2580e799651c6ff0cacf82945c35934ba884df2
SHA256 93a3e95fc31013ed8b19536d51555435e5dd80679b9aaca9dc495b78d947ba5f
CRC32 dc0f7f50
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_32.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 fcc8240a99971bb48b74f9eaa84c226b
SHA1 0936420de6459624d2db0f2d6cb985f92700d2aa
SHA256 0fc330cbd72b00a991998d27f691c0aaa4b431c030b28260470dd820802a68cb
CRC32 dc9f58cd
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_32.db
System Windows 8
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 a80e1958940ef3215527868844202cc8
SHA1 2b29787229de9c11347f19030e6e0da4237cbb3b
SHA256 327e37adc3c2c8720f6ef7c79df9bb4b1082f9e6a283f51016c8ebf390336bab
CRC32 489e3441
Example file location 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_32.db
System Windows 7
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 ae08a2f7fbf44ad3cb6cbc529df8b1dd
SHA1 bb2665ee5cd1821d48cca1cb07cdfde9ed6081a6
SHA256 8429d5c6eb134eb64d8b0f3ecce83ab4d4d16e73c2d76993163372692b65ea8f
CRC32 ef1877c1
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_32.db
System Windows Vista
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 cf8a25e8abcd896fdf8d5fd7fb34031e
SHA1 82e127129c33a97e63eec1ccc1fb41878781697b
SHA256 f788495e464abeaffe5cb75c1edd05aa9c9b41d6578d2422a7749ea40a7d3485
CRC32 399775f5
Example file location ---