I've just run Spybot, AdAware and AVGAS,rebooting after each, and noticed that a "Thumbs.db" file has appeared on the desktop. It appeared I think after re booting following AdAware scan. It is a 3KB file (4KB on disk) created on July 2nd 2007 at 14:23:44 and modified 2 seconds later. Anyone know what it might be?
Thanks for that, but what is worrying me is: - Why has it parked its self on the desk top? If it is indeed the thumbnail viewer, why was it created on the 2nd of july this year, and not back in 2003 when my system was manufactured?
if in explorer you unhide system files then lok in any folder that has jpeg or gif files etc you will find thumbs.db it is a file created by windows to speed up how it opens the file if at some times you have that folder shown as thumbnails - if you search for thumbs.db you will probably find quite a lot on your pc and they are all safe to delete even though you will probably get a warning that it is a system file -as the next time you go into that folder in thumbnails view it will be recreated so nothing to worry about - just delete it ;)
I've just been reading about it, just can't understand why it appeared whilst scanning for nasties! can you help on another item? since cleraring out the dross, I've been round my usual forums, re logging in, and notice that on one, I can nolonger see pictures, Right clicking the X does nothing, and in internet options, advanced, I do have "Show Pictures" ticked. What can I do to show them?