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Removing RealPlayer from Context Menu

by 42Sebastian / January 10, 2016 6:27 PM PST

I've tried ShellExView, CCleaner, Glary Utilities and editing the Registry, but have not been able to remove RealPlayer from Context Menu [nor M.S.E., DOS Prompt or Library]. Is there some other way ?

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Have You Uninstalled It First??
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 11, 2016 11:40 AM PST

Unfortunately, your post didn't mention that.. Next, if you've already uninstalled it, first, make sure that RealPlayer has been removed from the Task Scheduler section. It tends to try to run from the Task Scheduler even when uninstalled. (Open the Control Panel, then "Administrative Tools", then "Task Scheduler". Remove all RealPlayer when found.

Next, follow all the steps in the links below to find any remnants in the registry.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/how-to-clean-up-your-messy-windows-context-menu/

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/remove-click-context-menu-items-editors

In the second link, you'll also note there are 3rd party context editors which are available for free.

Hoped this helps.

Grif

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re:Removing RealPlayer from Context Menu
by Joris903 / January 17, 2016 7:24 PM PST

Have you tried to manually delete ? Delete the Folders ,Registry Keys/Entries.

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