Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1: Windows
How to clear the thumbnail cache in Windows Vista Clearing the thumbnail cache:
Windows keeps a copy of all of your picture, video, and document thumbnails so they can be displayed quickly when you open a folder. If you delete the thumbnail cache, they will be automatically created when needed. The thumbnail preview problems can be resolved by clearing the thumbnail database and let the system rebuild it as and when required.
To do so, use these steps:
Click Start, type cleanmgr and press ENTER
Click My files only
Select the system drive letter from the drop-down list
Uncheck all the entries except Thumbnails
The thumbnail database is stored globally in Windows Vista, unlike Windows XP, where the thumbnail database is stored on a per-folder basis. In Windows Vista, the default Thumbnail cache location is mentioned below:
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The following are not removed when you clear the Xbox 360 cache:
Clearing the cache removes previously downloaded game updates. You must download these updates again the next time you play the game.
To clear the system cache
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