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Windows 8.1, can't open "This PC"

  1. #21


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Were you running any kind of Media Server? I think DLNA is used by both Plex and Windows Media Player. I installed ShellexView and indeed, DLNA is active on my system. I have a program installed which allows me to connect to my Plex server through a tile.

    There may be something about it, which is not compatible with something else on your system. Can ShellexView find conflicts... I guess not.

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  2. #22


    Posts : 10
    Windows 7


    I don't understand why it would cause trouble, i never use media servers. But yes, maybe it somehow conflicts with something.
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  3. #23


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    The fact is, the DLNA support is THERE, regardless if you use it or not. There should be a setting someplace to shut it off if not being used. I never saw DLNA until I installed Plex Server.
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