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

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

File info

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

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

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



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


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

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_sr.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_sr.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_sr.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\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your thumbcache_sr.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_sr.db
System Windows 10
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 379523b9f5d5b954e719b664846dbf8f
SHA1 930823ec80b85edd22baf555cad21cdf48f066aa
SHA256 3c9002caedf0c007134a7e632c72588945a4892b6d7ad3977224a6a5a7457bf4
CRC32 0e022fea
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_sr.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 e0427fe57481240a2b1885898ae9b4fd
SHA1 30c5cb21be1926c81672c9235b9816d6fe6a1516
SHA256 95244f65a1e7a9ebfbaf760d7dec030440d4e3db82859f1deab03de0f03b3e33
CRC32 1bc4868d
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_sr.db
System Windows 8
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 455320b6d478833aec4cba28890120a8
SHA1 ce5c95278d27eaaf344a7d6f77152efec0c35ab9
SHA256 62ee689b76ba4bc095a714923b93aee61a88a7baa0a1c4d5ebc1c0f59f5d4bc3
CRC32 f7f43396
Example file location 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_sr.db
System Windows 7
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 2034995f0bbaa16db835b462eb78152a
SHA1 ce19b1a236f95307067d4979f8dd96c70d69c18a
SHA256 62ce260f5e10fc17bf63faafa39912febf61d20fad51cc11606a295801743799
CRC32 07e4a97f
Example file location ---
Filename thumbcache_sr.db
System Windows Vista
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 191d0d0628fa02158d62163a22e91e46
SHA1 5f7ceac31e6b15370713da0b0b01b95561b2db06
SHA256 8fbc82c51f76be147fd09d4394e56ea45fa3a519987b4357bdd962f3c6750300
CRC32 d16bab4b
Example file location ---