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    Thumbs.db in my "images" directory when I open WS_FTP

    I don't know anything about databases ...yet...but...

    Why is it that when I transfer a directory full of images from my harddrive to the web server, using WS_FTP Pro 7.5, there's a "Thumbs.db" file in my directory in the harddrive.

    This db file is the biggest file in the images directory, so it adds to my limited storage in the web server.

    The weird thing is that I only see this when tranferring files in WS_FTP, not in the FTP feature of Dreamweaver or when opening this file directory from the desktop.

    I've only noticed this since upgrading my OS to XP Home.

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    Yes, when you use windows XP and when your directory's list images (thumbnails) when you view a folder, it creates the thumbs.db file.

    You can delete it safely

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    Thanks

    But why would XP create such a file for...?

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    Like I said

    When you view thumbnails - it creates that file

    (right click inside any folder, and select "view" >> "thumbnails") Some folders are automatically set to that, some aren't


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