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Windows 7: new member, scary problem!?!

03 Aug 2011   #1

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


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03 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 8 Core 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

Win 7 Ultimate x64 desktop, Win 8.1.1 x64 laptop, Win 7 Home x64 netbook, Win 8.1.1 x64 tablet

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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