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Post by Hashim on Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:03 pm

Hi. Firstly, thanks for the great work you do on the codec pack, I know I'm not alone when I say I've been using it for almost a decade as a matter of course, and over that time it has become the one of the most invaluable software releases, for both average users and power users.

However, I recently did a fresh install of Windows 7, the goal of which was to get as clean and minimal a setup as possible. A huge part of this was cleaning up the default context menu items so that it only displays the most necessary items, and this included wiping out all Windows Media Player-related context menu items. Therefore, when finally getting around to installing KLCP, and setting it up to use Windows Media Player for audio extensions and MPC-HC for video, I was annoyed when it re-added the WMP context menu items to audio items. I'd previously removed all of these registry keys manually.

Firstly: how can I undo this? What are all of the registry keys that KLCP adds for audio files that I would need to delete?

Secondly, for future releases, could an option be added to the installer to opt out of Windows Media Player registering any context menu items?

Thank you.


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Post by Admin on Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:45 pm

You can edit the context menu shell entries in these Registry keys:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\KLCP.WMP.[extension]

I can't promise an option.

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