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Should I remove Windows Movie Maker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #636
United States Rank #1,278
Reach 1.2507%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.80 days
613.54 days >
Average installed length: 322.37 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.6.4040.0 5.16%
2.6.4039.0 0.03%
2.6.4038.0 3.83%
2.6.4037.0 90.98%

Other programs by Microsoft

Windows Movie Maker 2.6

What is Windows Movie Maker?

Windows Movie Maker is a freeware video editing software and part of Windows Essentials software suite and offers the ability to create and edit videos as well as to publish them on SkyDrive, Facebook, YouTube, and Flickr.

Overview

The most used version is 2.6.4037.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is MOVIEMK.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 3.12 MB (3,274,752 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/features/movie-maker.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{B3DAF54F-DB25-4586-9EF1-96D24BB14088}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B3DAF54F-DB25-4586-9EF1-96D24BB14088}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Movie Maker 2.6

Program executable:MOVIEMK.exe
Name:Windows Movie Maker
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{B3DAF54F-DB25-4586-9EF1-96D24BB14088}\MOVIEMK.exe
MD5:58eaabda5445be6bc4eb257907a59f26
Additional files:
  • MOVIEMK.exe - Windows Movie Maker
  • wmm2res.dll - WMM2RES
  • wmm2eres.dll - Windows Movie Maker Ext Res
  • wmm2res2.dll - WMM2RES2

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MOVIEMK.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EEC3E112-D766-45AB-90D1-89EF94C731C3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Windows Movie Maker?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Movie Maker 2.6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows Movie Maker from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows Movie Maker 2.6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Windows Movie Maker.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#636
 
REACH
~1.25%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.18%
Windows 8 16.22%
Windows Vista 5.49%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.69%
Windows 7 Professional 12.92%
Windows 8.1 4.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.01%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.43%
  France 8.59%
  Italy 3.97%
  Spain 3.50%
  United Kingdom 3.36%
  Canada 3.09%
  Brazil 3.08%
  Mexico 2.43%
  Germany 2.12%
  Philippines 2.03%
  India 1.93%
  MA 1.84%
  Argentina 1.64%
  DZ 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.40%
Acer 20.92%
Dell 18.74%
ASUS 9.84%
Toshiba 7.90%
GIGABYTE 5.68%
Lenovo 4.23%
Samsung 4.18%
Intel 1.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.60%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.93%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.73%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.10%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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