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Removing "Play With Media Player" from the context menu of Windows Explorer

The following shell extension add "Play With Media Player" to the context menu of Windows Explorer:

Shell Extension Name: WMP Play As Playlist Launcher
Filename: wmpshell.dll
Description: Windows Media Player Launcher
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Product Name: Microsoft(R) Windows Media Player
File Version:
CLSID: {CE3FB1D1-02AE-4a5f-A6E9-D9F1B4073E6C}

If you want to remove "Play With Media Player" from your Explorer context menu, follow the instructions below:

  1. Download and run the ShellExView utility from this Web page.
  2. Find the right shell extension according the details specified above.
  3. Select this shell extension and press F7 to disable this extension. After you disable this shell extension, "Play With Media Player" won't be displayed in the Explorer context menu.

This shell extension context menu information was reported by NirSoft