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I was trying to view a file that i haven't completed downloaded yet with vlc media player. while building font cache vlc media player is mixing up two different video files of same name and playing them at the same time.what is building font cache and how do i prevent vlc from mixing up two different files of same name? i'm afraid when i completely download the file, vlc wouldn't play the file in the same way.

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There is no problem with VLC. You must be downloading a torrent and the file is partially downloaded in parts and hence VLC mixes videos. It happened to me too.. Dont Worry. Once the download is totally complete, VLC will play the complete file.

Regarding font cache it happens only the VLC is installed and launched.

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    Regarding font cache it happens only the VLC is installed and launched the first time. Its not an issue.

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