Sometimes, few users face problems like frequent crashing of vlc media player. For novice, it is not easy to troubleshoot the problem exactly because they are not able to diagnose the reason causing vlc crashes. There may be conflicting codecs or video filters, there may be plugin issue or cache. There may be even system releated issues like very low resources available for video decoding, etc. Well, novice can’t help themselves in most cases as they don’t understand the actual problem and its causative agent but a simple and quick solution that vlc developers have provided, which can be used to finetune your vlc player and thus solve all issues at once. Yes, just reset the vlc media player preferences and cache files.
TO do this, hit on start – all programs – videolan – Reset vlc media player preferences and cache files.
VLC would automatically delete all user files and cache. You could also disable or remove all extra plugins that you installed in vlc plugins directory.
I hope the above steps solve your issues. If not, just put it in comments below and we’ll try to help you out!