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Thumbs.db ???? #164500 03/15/2005 3:05 PM
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chuckee Offline OP
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Hey folks,

I have trouble with my forum how fast it increases the Megabytes on the server.
I do frequently prune but it seems to grow so fast. 100 MB in a few weeks. Therefore I have checked the server via my FTP and keep finding a Thumbs.db file in many ubb folders.

Should the Thumbs.db files be there??? Or is someone hacking into my site?

I use version 6.7.2
http://forum.britbike.com/

Please advise
Morgan Johansson in Sweden

Re: Thumbs.db ???? #164501 03/15/2005 3:10 PM
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Thumbs.db is a file generated by Windows in directories containing images. You can safely delete those, as those are not used by the UBB.

Re: Thumbs.db ???? #164502 03/15/2005 3:44 PM
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if you disable Thumbnail view, the file should not show up again

Re: Thumbs.db ???? #164503 03/15/2005 3:50 PM
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Thanks but where do I disable the thumb nail view???

Re: Thumbs.db ???? #164504 03/15/2005 3:54 PM
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while viewing the folder, right-click on a blank spot, choose "View", then choose something other than thumbnails


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