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Windows 10 1909 incompatibility with VLC Player?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by j.crager, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. j.crager

    j.crager Thread Starter

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    I have used the VLC Media Player for years. I recently upgraded to the Windows 1909 build 18363.476

    I have been having some trouble with my VLC player crashing either upon opening or closing the player. If I get it to open, it has problems closing and crashes when reopening. The player is the latest version. in 64 bits. The player has been rock solid for years. Has anyone experienced this problem or know a work around? I like the program because it plays everything including DVD's.

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  2. texasbullet

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    I just did a test with VLC and have W10 (1909) and have no issues.
    Have you tried uninstalling VLC and reinstall it again.
     
  3. britekguy

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    @texasbullet: Ditto.

    I'll never understand why certain programs that have been rock solid on a given system for years suddenly decide to go south. But unless there are wide reports on tech support forums of individuals having similar issues, which tend to crop up very quickly, the "uninstall/reinstall" advice is as standard as "have you powered down and back up again" is in others.

    Not that it's never the OS, but it's not the OS way more times than not.
     
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