How to Download and Fix thumbcache_idx.db?

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

thumbcache_idx.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_idx.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_idx.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_idx.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Software
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
Details
File size 3256
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-05-10
thumbcache_idx.db

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

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

thumbcache_idx.db

Error

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

OK

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_idx.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_idx.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_idx.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_idx.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_idx.db
System Windows 10
File size 5760 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 10d0f25f3e30b53c0502aa3918f29260
SHA1 e76907c2444783e4c26a0a0b91749225383b14c9
SHA256 f0f73ed27ded1462d28b41f31294ee57a09c3037cfb3f72fa4503dc64cfbdc11
CRC32 7a4990b7
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 10
File size 7416 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 71d9a64ffd4b23265d6c6b566e2419d6
SHA1 322c2366369444ae8b9fcd5f6bf601e1b5d4e2f3
SHA256 b4e78c393ae967b9150f3580b3f7b40d8eaf94a28f2857e540b182b9848dbe92
CRC32 eca4a482
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 10
File size 7416 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 95f8975cb1a77f9bc06b0e0dcfbb41f6
SHA1 afb6aa8513c12dce44b6eadcd96710589eb90947
SHA256 a77759b93a26b403671f878dd38511e942e8bdd081879947330a81d227ca84d2
CRC32 ba471dd7
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 6584 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 c29d08c383116d9be61769ae0f18f034
SHA1 9179f01ad0e30d3fc0efaac0f2e5faa4b9420cba
SHA256 c26c019e905484688be039715114310b25abb93f93782fe2632011414f2f471e
CRC32 4a619c2f
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 8
File size 5760 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 8e2018d82b1f883c2e6738565fff141c
SHA1 05ea343dc4d063809cbea199f00ad72b4415f6eb
SHA256 81e6d052999e626215b01e29b4729e363d982dd7dff330944529a072e9f6aed0
CRC32 ffe53288
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 7
File size 3256 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 d6b59494b9223fba6d3233c5a0bb33da
SHA1 f6e6c6bacc5dba7426e8773983e3d1c498711afa
SHA256 4ddf2c57e5837a8c786394637dbbc7b9bcd7107f769ed12ae320d62d45353161
CRC32 e1b18638
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 7
File size 3256 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 de4d8ff5414522673a76101a0f428979
SHA1 59a05ace47c88f7fc6582684af6ec57b04a991ed
SHA256 dcab8d3967f8bb9bb91aa1358ba7518f427d3e60b3879a476144846c180cc01f
CRC32 34cb2a9e
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows Vista
File size 4064 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 c4d4e52e7818f1919b61d8aa970d984c
SHA1 3244ec6e2d41bf1f5565b3bc19d1ff860d105574
SHA256 4001bd86cd4606f077eb133637a854bbbd7a8975228f83720c348c7642d6be90
CRC32 a38af5ac
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows Vista
File size 4064 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 f7cdc9dbb23455dd48078293c8da9061
SHA1 3a43830f89a504e3e23f51b97bbd2cd23b767f9c
SHA256 45d140fb8a2772da7ebfc4225e89a9b40e180a806dfab9143d5a1d03313a9e3d
CRC32 1b61589c
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_idx.db
System Windows 8
File size 5760 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 10d0f25f3e30b53c0502aa3918f29260
SHA1 e76907c2444783e4c26a0a0b91749225383b14c9
SHA256 f0f73ed27ded1462d28b41f31294ee57a09c3037cfb3f72fa4503dc64cfbdc11
CRC32 7a4990b7
Example file location ---