Media Player associated context menu selections does not

When right clicking on a media file and selecting Add to the playlist playlist with Windows Media Player, there is no answer.  Double click on any multimedia file, no response.  By selecting open with and then choosing Windows Media Player results in "the parameter is incorrect."  Open Windows Media Player then playing files works fine, just context menu nonfunctional selections.  Media Player is the default program for all media files and it has its flaws.  By selecting open with, and then using Media Player Classic works very well.  Media Center setting as default player has the same results as the definition of Media Player as the default player, namely, the context of the menu options will not work.  Suggestions?

The system is Vista Home Premium SP2

Computer Dell XPS410

Unfortunately, this option is not available, as I have a copy of Vista manufacturer.  I have an image backup, but it's a couple of months. Guess I'll have to bit the bullet and use it.  BTW: when you use Glary Utils context menu util, I notice that menu popup media player entries are not yet there.  I know than before, so something makes them disappear.  I wonder if they're already coming back?  Miss me them...

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