Disable Windows `thumbs.db` file creation

Disable Windows thumbs.db file creation


  • Run gpedit.msc
  • Navigate to User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> File Explorer
  • Double-click on the Turn off the caching of thumbnails in hidden thumbs.db files setting
  • Select the Enabled option.
  • Click the OK button.


How to disable Windows Thumbs.db files from being created

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