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Windows keeps bugging me with this "Are you sure you want to delete thumbs.db? But it's a system file!" window. Is there a way to permanently disable this?

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  • No it's not possible besides stopping deleting the file
    – Ramhound
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 3:04

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You cannot disable that prompt, however, you can stop it from creating them. Open up a notepad document and type in the following:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer] 
"NoThumbnailCache"=dword:00000001 

Save it as "NoThumbs.reg" and run it. Reboot your PC and it should take effect.

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