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"regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll" helped, but removed "video" info

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by RASKAL, Oct 8, 2008.

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    whenever i clicked on a large video file in explorer (running xp sp2 on inspiron 6000), explorer would crash. i found a tip online to run "regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll" and that fixed the problem completely.

    however, this fix created a new problem - - now all the info that used to be under "Audio" or "video" is gone! any fix? "date modified" is still there, but i like to sort my video folders by artist, and now it does me no good.

    by the way, when i now click on an avi's properties, summary tab, and go to advanced, all the needed info is missing from there too.

    from doing a search, i see that the way to undo the original fix is to run "regsvr32 shmedia.dll", but then i think i will have errors with large avi's.

    so, any other fix?
     
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    no one can help me? Pl;ease.
     
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