Two days ago, I backed up my computer -- HP 8000 running Windows 7 Pro -- or thought I did! Come to find out, that backup somehow turned into a VLC Media Player file with the extension .bin. So I tried to open it with VLC MP with no result. Took VLC MP out using the Windows removal tool in the Control Panel: no joy. Manually took out the remaining VLC files and now I'm totally stumped! It happened a third time. Seems that since I installed this particular player I can no longer back up my other files.
I tried checking and unchecking "permissions" for VLC; that doesn't work either. There is no help from https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ -- the contact simply closed the file without telling me anything. Is there a driver I need to remove? -- and how do I do that? Or is the problem somewhere in my Registry? If I had the option not to have this VLC at all, I would surely take it, but I have some important videos that for some reason will only open with VLC. Screenshot attached from when I asked the question and got the non-answer. VLC Contact.jpg 173.22KB 0 downloads
I really, really, really need to back up my computer! If it fails some files important to me will be lost. Thanks in advance for any help here!