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disable thumbs.db in win8

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    disable thumbs.db in win8


    How do you disable thumbs.db in win8?

    I found a method for windows 7, via group policy. But it doesnt work on win8. I can not find windows explorer in group policy..

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    This says it works for Win 7 and 8:

    Thumbnail Cache - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums
    Last edited by Brink; 12 Dec 2012 at 21:48. Reason: updated link for the same here
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    Win8 64


    Quote Originally Posted by dumble View Post
    How do you disable thumbs.db in win8? I found a method for windows 7, via group policy. But it doesnt work on win8. I can not find windows explorer in group policy..
    In Windows 8, Microsoft no longer calls it Windows Explorer; its new name is File Explorer - and now that is how it's listed in the Group Policy Editor.
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disable thumbs.db in win8
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