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Windows 8 trouble with opening music files in Explorer
post Nov 10 2012, 05:52
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The problem started when I 'upgraded' to Windows 8.

Here's what it looks like.
If I double click on a music file in windows Explorer, nothing will happen.
If I right click on a music file, and go Open With, and select foobar2000, the music will play.

This happens for all file types that foobar is associated with. If I associate .mp3 with another music player, I have no trouble opening it.
It makes no difference whether or not foobar is already open at the time.
I have tried reinstalling 1.1.16 and changing the file type associations around, but it fixed nothing.
I also tried installing an older version 1.1.5 I found I had saved (which I knew had worked for me), and it fixed nothing. (meaning that Windows 8 is the problem)

Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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