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Should I remove Windows Live Movie Maker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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15.4.3502.0922 91.38%
14.0.8117.0416 1.72%
14.0.8091.0730 6.90%

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Windows Live Movie Maker

What is Windows Live Movie Maker?

Windows Movie Maker (formerly known as Windows Live Movie Maker) is a 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.

About  (from Microsoft)

Whether you prefer Hollywood or the indie scene, you’re the director with Movie Maker. Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie just the way you want it. You can move things around, speed it up or slow it down—it’s up to you. Enhance your movie with audio and a t...  Read more


The most common release is 15.4.3502.0922, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named moviemaker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 6.48 MB (6,793,216 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\photo gallery\moviemakertemplates
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{19BA08F7-C728-469C-8A35-BFBD3633BE08}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.48 MB
Language: Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Live Movie Maker

Program executable:moviemaker.exe
Name:Windows Live® Movie Maker
Windows Live Movie Maker
Path:C:\Program Files\windows live\photo gallery\moviemaker.exe
Additional files:
  • d3dx9_41.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • moviemakercore.dll - Windows Live® Movie Maker (Non-Localized Resources)
  • moviemakerlang.dll
  • mpg4demux.dll - MPEG-4 DirectShow Demux
  • wlmfds.dll - Windows Live® (Windows Live® MF Direct Show wrapper DLL)
  • wlribbon.dll
  • wlribbonres.dll - Windows Live Ribbon Resources
  • youtubeplugin.dll - Windows Live

How do I remove Windows Live Movie Maker?

You can uninstall Windows Live 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows Live Movie Maker, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Live Movie Maker.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows 10 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  Taiwan 41.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.27%
Hewlett-Packard 17.07%
Toshiba 17.07%
ASUS 12.20%
Samsung 7.32%
Dell 7.32%
Sony 4.88%
Intel 2.44%
Common models
ASUSTeK U31SG 16.67%
Acer Veriton M4610G 16.67%
Acer Aspire 3820 16.67%
Dell Dell XPS420 16.67%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 16.67%

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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