Forum Thread: VLC player is detected as out of date

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Hi,

I have VLC Player version 2.0.7 Twoflower but PSI is detecing 2.0.6 and says that it's out of date.

This happened several months ago as well but then disappeared after a few days. The update on VLC Player says that it's up to date.

Sorry for posting here but when I try to connect to "Programs" forum I obtain "Connection was reset" error

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Maurice Joyce RE: VLC player is detected as out of date
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Last edited on 29th Jun, 2013 12:34
What path is PSI showing to the out of date file?

FINDING A FILE PATH USING PSI

VERSION 2


From the DASHBOARD page click on SCAN RESULTS.

1. This will list all your programmes with a + to the left of each programme.
2. Click the + sign next to the item that U want help with.
3. This will reveal the path under DETECTED INSTANCES.
4. Below DETECTED INSTANCES you will see this You can double click this row for additional information & options>double click it>a box will appear>look to the RIGHT & U will see TROUBLESHOOT REPORT in BLUE writing under the heading TOOLBOX> click TroubleShoot Report & it will reveal some information in a box>highlight the information revealed from ---START--- to ---END--- & copy it (CTRL+C) then post it to the Forum (CTRL+V)

VERSION 3
This version does not have such an easy method to publish the path.

Open PSI>once open select Show Programs.
U will now see a page full of programme icons or a list.
Right click on the programme in error>select Show Details - that will open a box showing the path & version number of the offending file.
U now have 2 options:
1. Write down the exact file path & install version - return to the Forum & type that information.
2. Take a screen shot & publish that.

Last Reviewed 11:29 29/06/2013

EDIT: I have moved the thread for you.







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HI Maurice,

Thanks for moving the thread otherwise I can't get to the Programs part of the Forum.

Anyway, here is the path as requested. As I said this also happened several months ago but disappeared after a few days.

C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe

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Maurice Joyce RE: VLC player is detected as out of date
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The file PSI finds normally has a version number. Carry out this action but only delete the version 2.0.6 if there are more files in a folder.

DELETING A FILE OR FOLDER

VERSION 2


1. Open PSI>Scan results.

2. Against the programme marked as vulnerable is a + sign to the left of it.

3. Click that & it will reveal DETECTED INSTANCES.

4. Below that are two yellow folders. Click the one WITHOUT a red dot.

5. That will open Windows Explorer & U will be able to see the vulnerable file.
C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe

6. Right click on that file & select delete.

7. Carry out a full PSI scan & all should be in order.

VERSION 3

Open PSI>once open select Show Programs.

U will now see a page full of programme icons or a list.

Right click on the icon that represents the programme in error>select Show Details - that will open a box showing the path & version number of the offending file.

Double click on C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe

That will open Windows Explorer & U will see that file. Right click on it & select delete.

Run a full PSI scan & the problem should be resolved.

Last Reviewed 14:22 29/06/2013

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OK.
Thanks Maurice that worked.



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