Use VLC windows player

  night 12:25 03 Nov 2014

Having installed VLC on my Widows 8.1 computer, it will not play other video disc's and will only use Windows Media Player how does one incorporate the VLC in order to play other files ?

  sunnystaines 14:21 03 Nov 2014

go to program defaults via control panel and set vlc as default

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:57 03 Nov 2014

Right click any video file and select play with VLC.

if you prefer it to WMP you can set it as the default video player.

  night 16:38 03 Nov 2014

Many thanks for replies, I guess it maybe I have downloaded the wrong VLC, I do have the Windows APP, but guess I need a safe download, I have tried right clicking a file but it wont play, also changed the default but no luck, can you advise the best VLC please.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:13 03 Nov 2014

click here official site

  night 10:32 04 Nov 2014

Thanks Fruit Bat , duly downloaded but on playing the disc and right clicking the file to play with VLC it wont play, I have tried changing to making VLC the default but it reverts back to Media Player so guess I am doing something wrong ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:00 04 Nov 2014

What disc are you trying to play?

  night 12:06 05 Nov 2014

Thank you for your reply Fruit Bat, there are several file types on the disc which was sent from the USA, and to be honest I am not bothered as I thought VLC would open them but for some reason it wont but I thank you very much for your help one wins some and looses others I guess thanks again but Windows Media does play Mp 4 so that's good enough for me

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