thumbcache_wide.db Troubleshoot and Download

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

thumbcache_wide.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_wide.db related errors on your device. You can also download thumbcache_wide.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_wide.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_wide.db

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

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

thumbcache_wide.db

Error

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

OK

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace thumbcache_wide.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_wide.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of thumbcache_wide.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_wide.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_wide.db
System Windows 10
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 5f243bf7cc0a348b6d31460a91173e71
SHA1 5696b34625f027ec01765fc2be49efcfd882bf8e
SHA256 1b1aed169f2acfae4cf230701bda91229cb582ff2ce29a413c5b8fe3b890d289
CRC32 40c3f79a
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_wide.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 9cf9d1e3e2a398d4aae513cf12ff5e1d
SHA1 915d0269b018c18fd5efba3e53843beb9e8ae801
SHA256 3516f252ffd64a87867e627c30a88faaa8f70ce24cca6c5bf3d7a1bfba72c3aa
CRC32 da1dfc3a
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename thumbcache_wide.db
System Windows 8
File size 24 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 b4955a84e1abb54c06c78ae6206938ca
SHA1 825249a6615dac3f33b9123970d6ed3501b559a3
SHA256 fe937854230899e350bad584cca2d776c9aa8bbb08270f95c03a4c012318c03f
CRC32 cd4b84b9
Example file location 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\