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Learning VirtualDub: The Complete Guide to Capturing, Processing and Encoding Digital Video by Georgios Diamantopoulos, Sohail Salehi

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Desktop Icons and Your Default Player

You have installed the three software packages. There are just a couple things to do before finishing this chapter. Put icons on your desktop, and re-associate the AVS scripts to open with your preferred video player.

In your file manager, go to the executable files for VirtualDub, the AuxSetup one in the VirtualDub folder (the utility to test your hard drive), and VDubMod. Right-click on each of the executables and choose Send To | Desktop (create shortcut). You’ll have icons on your desktop.

The AuxSetup hard drive test utility with VDubMod is the same one included with VirtualDub. There’s no need to have two icons for the same utility on your desktop, so skip that one.

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