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Windows 7: How can I get back options lost in the folders right click menu

29 Oct 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
How can I get back options lost in the folders right click menu

After a computer clean up I have lost an important function in the right click menu.

I have installed VLC Media Player. When a movie and it's subtitles (two files), are in one folder and the folder is right clicked, the pop up menu offered the option 'Add to vlc media player's play list'; 'Play with vlc media player'. I have lost these and a couple of other options after the clean up. How can I get back these options?

Thank you

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29 Oct 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

There are many tutorials here for the context menus just have a look in the tutorial section. As far as VLC is concerned from what I remember as I no longer use it you need to reinstall it as that's the only time it gives you the option to integrate entries to the context menus but maybe another member has a better way
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30 Oct 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

There is many tutorials here that you can sort through for your needs.
I don't use VLC so can offer no help concerning it.

Tutorial search - Windows 7 Help Forums
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31 Oct 2014   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Yes, reinstalling VLC did the trick. Many thanks to both of you.

Best regards,
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02 Nov 2014   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You're welcome glad it worked
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