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Windows 7: Set VLC player as Default for all programs and protocalls- MISTAKE

27 Oct 2015   #1
pupsealdeluxe

windows 7 premium 64 bit
 
 
Set VLC player as Default for all programs and protocalls- MISTAKE

Hi all i just got vlc going on my new PC and messed up bad. I went to default programs and set it to open
all programs and protocalls it can [ the first green arrow under set default programs ] this ended up killing my Fallout 3 game. went digging around and found that VLC was now set to open the shaders in the game . I looked on you tube so far and only got 2 videos that seem to have answers and they talk about resetting them manually in the regestry with regedit in the run box. Im no computer wiz and was wondering if anyone knew if there was a good website that explains this in detail or perhaps a different video. Or any thing other than paying bitdefender 80 bucks to fix it themselves. the shader files are marked .spd


HELP!!!!!!!!!!! fallout 4 is coming soon
P.S. i would have put this under games but its really a windows thing and maybe even a regestry thing.




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27 Oct 2015   #2
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

See if this will do what you need to do. Default File Type Associations - Restore

Or you may try this System Restore
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27 Oct 2015   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Or just uninstall vlc.

I use vlc all the time, it`s awesome, but only for movies.

or go here to see if it will change anything, but try Steve`s advice 1st.


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