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Should I remove Windows Movie Maker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,891
United States Rank #8,390
Reach 0.0432%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.75 days
552.99 days >
Average installed length: 290.55 days

Windows Movie Maker 6.1


Windows Movie Maker 6.1 is a program developed by windows-movie-maker.org. 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 software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 9.19 MB (9,634,982 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Windows Movie Maker come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.windows-movie-maker.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows Movie Maker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Windows Movie Maker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Movie Maker 6.1

  • WindowsMovieMaker.exe - vb6_program_loader
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zcode.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Movie Maker
  • WMM2AE.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Movie Maker Auto Edit
  • WMM2ERES.dll - Windows Movie Maker Ext Res
  • WMM2EXT.dll - Windows Movie Maker Ext
  • WMM2FILT.dll - Movie Maker Filters
  • WMM2FXA.dll - Windows Movie Maker FX
  • WMM2FXB.dll
  • WMM2RES.dll - WMM2RES
  • WMM2RES2.dll - WMM2RES2

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • zcode.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{608A7E78-3E78-4C6C-8905-97A230BF8266}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Windows Movie Maker?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows Movie Maker 6.1, 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 Movie Maker.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.61%
Windows 10 19.48%
Windows XP 11.85%
Windows Vista 2.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.04%
Windows 8.1 4.72%
Windows 10 Home 3.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.02%
  India 4.40%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Philippines 3.71%
  Indonesia 3.42%
  Israel 3.23%
  Romania 1.96%
  Australia 1.76%
  Croatia 1.76%
  Italy 1.76%
  Canada 1.37%
  Malaysia 1.37%
  Greece 1.27%
  Thailand 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.23%
Hewlett-Packard 22.24%
Acer 16.82%
ASUS 7.85%
Toshiba 7.66%
Lenovo 5.05%
Samsung 4.11%
Intel 1.68%
American Megatrends 1.31%
Sahara 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.16%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 3.16%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.37%


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