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TA24770: Mac OS X: Clearing the Finder "Open With" contextual menu

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TA24770 Clear Finder "Open With" menu with VMware Fusion 5

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I had same problem of duplicate Apps showing on Finder "Open With" contextual menu.

After following instructions on this link  all Mac applications where OK, but could not see VMware Fusion Virtual Machine applications in Finder contextual menu.

So follow these steps:

  1. Shut down virtual machine.
  2. Open virtual machine settings.
  3. Go to Default Applications.
  4. Click "Restore Applications".
  5. Start virtual machine.

This should reset contextual menu in Finder with the VMware Fusion 5 applications.

Mac OS X 10.8.3

VMware Fusion 5.0.3

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)


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