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Windows 7: new member, scary problem!?!

03 Aug 2011   #1
Junior Bear

windows 7 home premium
 
 
new member, scary problem!?!

i was messing around with the permissions and sharing properties of an external hard drive last night. not sure what i did but i can not play video files from that hard drive anymore.

i get this error message in vlc media player




what did i do

i appreciate any help.

many thanks

JB


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03 Aug 2011   #2
Ztruker

Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 
 

You could try doing a System Restore to before you made these changes. That will restore the registry and should fix the problem.
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03 Aug 2011   #3
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

Did you check the log file for details as the message says?

It might be something simple like needing to take ownership of the folder/file.
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