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FFDshow and How to Enable/Disable It

Thursday, January 5th, 2012
    • How to Disable FFDShow
    • Launch FFDShow on your computer. If you installed FFDShow as part of another codec pack, the FFDShow application might not have its own program folder on the “Start” menu. In this case, open a media file in Windows Media Player, and the right-click the playing video. Click “More Options,” and the “DVD” tab in the Options window. Click “Advanced” to display the FFDShow window
    • Click “DirectShow Control” in the left pane of the window. Enable the “Don’t use FFDShow in” option, then click “Edit.”
    • Click the “Add” button, and browse to the executable file for the media player application in which you want to disable FFDShow. For instance, to disable FFDShow in Windows Media Player 12, in Windows 7, browse to the “C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe” file. Highlight the file, and click the “Open” button
    • Click the “OK” button in the “Don’t Use FFDShow In” window. Click “Apply,” then “OK” in the “Properties” window. Close Windows Media Player. After you restart Windows Media Player and launch a media file, the program no longer use the FFDShow codecs