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Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by InfernoReaper, Feb 7, 2007.

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  1. InfernoReaper

    InfernoReaper Thread Starter

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    I think it was about 5 days ago when i first noticed this.
    Usually on my right click menu for audio and video, i have an option of "Play with Media Player" Well it disappeared and for 5 days I've searched about every search engine i could think of and i finally decided to come to the sanctuary.

    Every website I've been to talks about changing registry keys and values to remove the item from the list. I however want it back and have no idea how. I almost sure it has to do with the shell.

    Ive tried reinstalling Media Player 10 and and just about out of ideas.

    If it helps, I am running Windows XP Media Center.

    Thanks for the help
     
  2. Elvandil

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    WMP >Tools > Options > File Types.
    Be sure the files you want WMP to play are associated with it.
     
  3. InfernoReaper

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    My mistake. I should have been more specific.

    I know how to do that but I have better programs for most of my media and I prefer to keep those media types associated with those programs for ease of use.
    I just wanted the option on the menu so I could quickly access a file if need should arise.
    And I am also well aware of the "Open With..." submenu, but I prefer to not use it because it takes too long.

    For any future responders, I know I am able to go into Folder Options and set the shell extension on there, but there are just too many file types I use the shortcut for. It would takes hours that way.

    Sorry if I seem picky, I was just really used to that and I want it back

    Yay post 1200
     
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