W7 - files not opening correctly unless manually loaded

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Post 3+ Months Ago

i had a bad virus atk and so i formatted and reinstalled windows again.

i got things loaded again and installed VLC like usual, but when i open any media file nothing happens. Only way i can get media files to play in VLC is if i load VLC and then drag and drop the file into it or file open.

really not sure what has happened, i am sure i installed the same widows that i have been using for months.

any idea's where to look to sort this?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Right click the file, select "open with" then browse to and choose VLC, and select the option to always use this program to open this type of file.

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