Troubleshoot thumbcache_exif.db Errors and Download File

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

thumbcache_exif.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_exif.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_exif.db file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename thumbcache_exif.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_exif.db

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

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

thumbcache_exif.db

Error

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

OK

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_exif.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_exif.db file.

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

  • 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\

If the steps did not solve your thumbcache_exif.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_exif.db
System Windows 10
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 fc94fe7bd3975e75cefad79f5908f7b3
SHA1 78e7da8d08e8898e956521d3b1babbf6524e1dca
SHA256 ee1ed3b49720b22d5fda63d3c46d62a96ca8838c76ab2d2f580b1e7745521aa5
CRC32 7a7c40b5
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_exif.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 07eb3b4305f9875480a59a99b1f84afe
SHA1 c6c06b54dbbdd66055b785f7c5edd7d04c0c073c
SHA256 86f67672a0641fd99e9bd64f889a24eb07a5c1e474388648313908c409ca94d6
CRC32 e0a24b15
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_exif.db
System Windows 8
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 84ec2ac6a1ac63bb52fcebcd99a88058
SHA1 63d0baa35aafb904b67e085e3c4db653efe3e0a1
SHA256 b848098f4a0acee00b10831d1df65223bf40098e1daf04861ef282e6db09033c
CRC32 0c92fe0e
Example file location 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\