Tips to resolve VLC® Media Player not working problem
What are the various causes due to which the VLC Media Player may stop working? How can the problem be resolved if it it is caused by viruses?
VLC Media Player is a software program that helps to capture and export streaming video, as well as convert to and from a number of audio and video formats. The advantage of VLC Media Player is that it comes with every codec built in, because of that you don’t need to update the codec packs continuously. It is a portable multimedia player which supports the various audio and video formats. It features a simple design and setup, and it has DVD playback ability. Due to various reasons, VLC Media Player might not work. And one of the main reasons is the virus problem. Viruses are unwanted programs which disrupts the functioning of the VLC Media Player. Virus might corrupt the important files which are necessary for the working of the VLC Media Player.
The following are the different ways to get rid of virus infection which cause the malfunctioning of VLC Media Player:
- Using powerful antivirus
- Uninstall the VLC Media Player
- Clean the registry
Using powerful antivirus
In order to remove the virus infected in your system, you need to install the powerful antivirus program. You might perform a full system scan with the efficient antivirus. Always update the latest antivirus program in your system which comes with the new feature and help to detect the unknown virus infected in your system. The purpose of antivirus program is to scan the system and detect and remove malicious virus from the system.
Uninstall VLC Media Player
If VLC Media Player installed in your system gets infected with malicious virus, then to get rid of that situation it is better to uninstall that software program from the system. The virus has the capability to corrupt the system files and as a result the VLC Media Player might not work. Viruses cause the malfunctioning of the software and thus it affects the working of the VLC Media Player.
Registry plays a major role in the system, since it consist of system settings, system preferences etc. Registry is easily infected by viruses and spywares. There are many reasons to use the registry repair tool, due to the crashes, slow performance, slow start up and shutdown, frequent error messages, crashes and freezes. To repair the Windows registry, it is best to choose a good quality registry cleaners.
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