How to show or remove Thumbs.db in Windows The Thumbs.db file in Windows is normally hidden.
To view it, open the following screen from Explorer by selecting Tools – Folder Options.
Uncheck “Do not show protected operating system files (recommended)”. Thumbs.db will now be displayed.
How to delete Thumbs.db
To delete Thumbs.db, delete it normally.
At this time, you may not be able to delete it.
In this case, open the following screen from “Tools” – “Folder Options” from Explorer.
Remove the check of “Show file icon in the reduced version”.
Thumbs.db can now be deleted.