MediaInfo Context Menu Not Working

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Dodle
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Joined: Sat Jul 11, 2009 4:31 am

MediaInfo Context Menu Not Working

Post by Dodle »

The open in MediaInfo context menu option no longer works in Explorer++ on my system (nothing happens). I am not sure when it stopped working. It does work in Windows Explorer, so it seems to be some kind of compatibility issue with Explorer++.

I am on Windows 10 64-bit with Explorer++ 1.3.5.531 (64-bit Unicode build) & MediaInfo 20.03.

Edit: Is there something I can try to get it working? Or is it likely something that would require rebuilding Explorer++? I have tried uninstalling & re-installing MediaInfo.

Edit: I created a custom context menu action with FileTypesMan which works. So I am satisfied with that. But it might still be worth looking into why the default context menu item does not work in Explorer++.

MediaInfo context menu in Explorer++
MediaInfo context menu in Explorer++
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This is the registry key:
Registry key
Registry key
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Dodle
Posts: 11
Joined: Sat Jul 11, 2009 4:31 am

Re: MediaInfo Context Menu Not Working

Post by Dodle »

Sorry for the double post, but perhaps it has been long enough to justify a bump?

To update the details of my earlier post, I have found that MediaInfo context menu works fine for some file types. It is the Matroska (.mkv) files that I am having issues with.

The following is the context menu information provided by FileTypesMan:

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-- DEFAULT .mkv ENTRY (does not work) --

==================================================
Name              : MediaInfo
Caption           : MediaInfo
Default           : No
Disabled          : No
Last Modified     : 6/16/2020 12:23:24 PM
Command-Line      : "C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe" "%1"
Icon              : "C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe"
DDE Message       : 
DDE Application   : 
DDE Ifexec        : 
Select executable file: 
Process Filename  : C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe
In SystemFileAssociations: Yes
Registry Key      : HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.mkv\Shell\MediaInfo\Command
Extended          : No
Product Name      : MediaInfo
Product Version   : 20.03.0.0
Product Description: MediaInfo
Company Name      : MediaArea.net
Registry Key Owner: BUILTIN\Administrators
==================================================


-- CUSTOM .mkv ENTRY (works) --

==================================================
Name              : MediaInfo_open
Caption           : Open in MediaInfo
Default           : No
Disabled          : No
Last Modified     : 6/16/2020 12:57:32 PM
Command-Line      : "C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe" "%1"
Icon              : "C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe",0
DDE Message       : 
DDE Application   : 
DDE Ifexec        : 
Select executable file: 
Process Filename  : C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe
In SystemFileAssociations: No
Registry Key      : HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.mkv\Shell\MediaInfo_open\Command
Extended          : No
Product Name      : MediaInfo
Product Version   : 20.03.0.0
Product Description: MediaInfo
Company Name      : MediaArea.net
Registry Key Owner: BUILTIN\Administrators
==================================================


-- DEFAULT .mp4 ENTRY (works) --

==================================================
Name              : MediaInfo
Caption           : MediaInfo
Default           : No
Disabled          : No
Last Modified     : 6/16/2020 12:23:24 PM
Command-Line      : "C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe" "%1"
Icon              : "C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe"
DDE Message       : 
DDE Application   : 
DDE Ifexec        : 
Select executable file: 
Process Filename  : C:\Program Files\MediaInfo\MediaInfo.exe
In SystemFileAssociations: Yes
Registry Key      : HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.mp4\Shell\MediaInfo\Command
Extended          : No
Product Name      : MediaInfo
Product Version   : 20.03.0.0
Product Description: MediaInfo
Company Name      : MediaArea.net
Registry Key Owner: BUILTIN\Administrators
==================================================
The default & custom .mkv entries look the same to me (other than the icon line, which shouldn't affect anything). I have tested .mkv, .mp4, .avi, & .flv file types. The .mkv is the only one that doesn't work.

Edit: Found I have the same issue with the Matroska .mka audio file extension.

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