VLC player opens after opening a folder [Solved/Closed]

shonky - Jul 5, 2010 at 03:22 AM - Latest reply:  vinay
- Apr 15, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Hello,

I am using windows XP and I have tried many forums with no help everytime I try to open up a folder or file all I get is the vlc player starting ,I have tried Combofix but it won't accept registration ?
It has been a week now and I 'm losing my mind ,Any help PLEASE !

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jack4rall 6507 Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration dateSecurity contributorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Jul 5, 2010 at 07:16 AM
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Hi,

try this 1

Click on Start ---> Run --->type regedt32 and click on OK.

Registry editor will be opened.

Navigate to this location.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory

now click on "Shell"

At the right side there will be a file "Default". It's value should be none.

If its not set to none, then double click on default and type none and click on OK.
Thanks! You are a legend :)
In my case I had to restore these too:

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell]
@="none"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\cmd]
@="@shell32.dll,-8506"
"Extended"=""
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\cmd\command]
@="cmd.exe /s /k pushd \"%V\""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\find]
"LegacyDisable"=""
"SuppressionPolicy"=dword:00000080

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\find\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
00,5c,00,45,00,78,00,70,00,6c,00,6f,00,72,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\
65,00,00,00
"DelegateExecute"="{a015411a-f97d-4ef3-8425-8a38d022aebc}"

OS is Windows 7 x64
Thanks very much Bro. I really was able to fix my trouble. You truly saved my day!
Thank you very much.
thank you so much dear............ :)
Worked! Thank you for the useful info. Does this register value get changed because of virus?