Recently VLC started showing up twice in my “Open With” menu in OSX Snow Leopard. In fact one of the links didn’t even work so I wanted to clean it up.
This of course wouldn’t just apply to VLC, other apps can cause it as well. This list is built over time based upon the programs you open. A duplicate on this list might just reference an old version of a program.
Just open up your hard drive open your USER/Library/Preferences and delete the file”com.apple.LaunchServices”. Not to worry, this won’t hurt anything. But if you are feeling nervous just back up the file somewhere.
Once you have trashed it, check out your menu, things should be reset.