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'Force close player on stop button' not working with MPC-HC as external player


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'Force close player on stop button' is not working with MPC-HC as external player.  When I press the stop button, playback does into 'stop' and stays in that state.

 

Yes, I'm aware it works with VLC, so please don't post a reply saying this. VLC is causing other issues so I am not using it.

 

I'm using MPC-HC version 1.7.7 which is the current stable build.

 

 

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It doesn't work for jriver either.  I have programmed a mce 'close' command to fire (in addition to stop) when I press the stop button on my remote.

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bret1958

I fought with the same issue.. Didn't get any help from the forums.. I am trying to remeber what I did.. I will post as soon as I remember.. I am looking at my settings..

I thought I had reset a key in the setting but don't see it now.. I need to remember for myself.. Good News is that is is solvable..

 

OK Found it.... in the keys section edit exit.. add MEDIA_STOP from the drop down menu just tried it on a win_10 install ...works..

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griffen247

Fixed.....

 

By default madVR is a listed DirectShow Video filter but is **unavailble** and can't be seletcted.  So, I simply took a copy of the madVR folder from 'COMObjects' within MBT and placed it inside the MPC-HC folder, which now gave me access to load madVR as an External Filter.  After a few setting tweaks I'm now using MPC-HC with the madVR filter, and MBT is running perfectly.  The subtitles aren't working but that is a minor fix to address later

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griffen247

The latest update of Theatre has broken the exit from MPC-HC back to dashboard after playback function. 'Only Official Release' was previous setting, so not sure why fault  has occurred

 

Until final release builds be available for each app, could we get an option to lock any changes being made for users with stable systems.

 

Re-launching after updates is like playing Russian Roulette when you don't have the option.

 

Is anyone else having the same issue now?

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foghat

 

Didt you set the auto update to 'Offical Release' builds only?

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griffen247

It was set to 'Offical Release' builds only.

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griffen247

edit to remove contention

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foghat

There is a way back.

 

Checkout: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\MediaBrowser-Theater\System.old

 

Rename System.old to System.  I believe that will give you the previous version.  Of course you will get hooped again with the next update - unless that update does has fixed the issue.

 

If I were you, I'd make a copy of the system.old folder and name it something else - so you always have your working version.  Then also reaplace the current system folder (maybe make a copy of that as well - just in case) with the system.old.

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