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Thread: After the Windows 8.1 Update, folder properties change & other problems

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    detrp is offline New Member
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    Default After the Windows 8.1 Update, folder properties change & other problems

    I am experiencing an issue with the latest Windows 8.1 x64 updates. After restarting my computer, my folder properties change, and the default program (RealPlayer Cloud) for my mp3 files is removed. I cannot change it back, instead, a box pops up with each song, "do you want to continue to use RealPlayer Cloud", I click yes, but it does that for each song. I did a system restore, reverted back to the time before the updates, and my system is normal.

    Has anyone else had these same issues?
    Any suggestions???

    Thanks,
    Rick

    System Specifications:

    NZXT M59 Mesh Mid Tower
    ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0 Motherboard AMD RD9x0 Chipset
    AMD FX-8350 Vishera 8-Core 4.2Ghz Turbo Processor
    32GB Kingston HyperX DDR3 Memory
    AMD XFX Double D R9-270X-CDFC 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 Graphics Card
    Thermaltake Black Widow 850 watt Power Supply
    3 x 1TB Western Digital SATA Drives
    2 x LG Blu-Ray 14x R/W Burners
    Kingwin Multi Card Reader w/USB 3 7 Port USB 3 Riser Card
    7.1 Realtek High Definition Audio

    ZALMAN Blue LED 92mm 2 Ball Bearing CPU Cooler
    2 Graphics Card Fans 92mm
    2 Power Supply Fans 92mm
    2 x Top Fans 120mm
    1 Rear Panel Fan 120mm
    1 Side Panel Fan 120mm
    1 Front Panel Fan 120mm

    ACER 27" S271HL HDMI LED Monitor
    Microsoft Wireless Comfort Keyboard 5000
    Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000

    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit

    This is the specified Windows Updates:

    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2934520)

    Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB3033408)

    Security Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB3019215)

    Security Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB3019978)

    Security Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB3021674)

    Security Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB3022777)

    Security Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB3023266)

    Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool for Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 x64 Edition - January 2015 (KB890830)

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    If I was in your place, I would go ahead with installing the Windows 8.1 Update and then reinstall any program which gave me problems.
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    Since itīs just a few updates:
    install one update, check if your audioplayer works
    repeat until all updates are installed.

    Two other methods for troubleshooting, fx. when there are a lot of updates:
    1. install fx. half of them, check if everything works,
    install the rest.

    2. install them in groups, fx. 5 at a time, check if everything works
    repeat until all updates are installed

    If your computer doesnīt work then you know the problem is one of the updates in the last group....

    In that case:
    do a system restore
    install all updates before the last group
    install the rest one at at time, check if everything works

    You can of course create system restore points after each group, but that will take time,
    in my experience itīs usually a lot faster to just reinstall the updates...

    In your case, I would suspect one of the Security Updates for 8.1

    Install these 3 first and check if your audioplayer works:
    Microsoft .NET Framework
    Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player
    Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

    Then install the rest, one at a time....
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