Learn about the need to uninstall Windows® Movie Maker
What is the need to uninstall Windows Movie Maker? What are the issues that may occur while doing so?
Windows Movie Maker is a highly functional program that is provided by Microsoft along with their Windows operating System. Windows Movie Maker helps the users to make beautiful professional level movies and videos by combining short clips, pictures and animations, etc. and also supports creating video discs in formats supported by Windows computer and DVD players. Windows Movie Maker is having a very user friendly graphical interface which allows the users to make use of the most of the advanced features and options provided in the application. Even though Windows Movie Maker is a friendly and reliable program, some might come across issues while working with it which cause great user inconvenience. Errors or malfunctioning of the program, compatibility issues with other applications and application file errors due to system issues, etc. might demand a reinstall of the application after removing it from the system. Unable to remove errors, system freeze, access denied errors, etc. are some of the issues that can occur while trying to uninstall Windows Movie Maker from computers.
Discussed below are some points that could help the users to fix issues that occur while uninstalling Windows Movie Maker:
- Stop running instances & processes
- Scan for & fix issues in the system
- Verify account & repair OS files
Stop running instances & processes
The users might be unable to remove or uninstall Windows Movie Maker program from the system when its instances or related processes are running. So all users are advised to verify the running applications instances and processes and stop them before trying to uninstall Windows Movie Maker from the computer. Stopping the processes/instances and starting up the uninstall operation after restarting the system helps in carrying out uninstall or removal process under least possible issues.
Scan for & fix issues in the system
The issues and errors that are valid in a system like threats, infections, etc. can cause issues while the users try to uninstall Windows Movie Maker which is a component of the installed Windows OS version. So, all users experiencing these issues are advised to run a complete threat scan using suitable programs which offers comprehensive defense against multiple threat types for fixing issues and errors caused by the threats and infections. Doing so will help fix issues that are causing problems while the users are trying to uninstall Windows Movie Maker from the computer.
The users who are logged into Windows using limited accounts will sometimes experience issues while trying to uninstall Windows components from the computer. So the users are advised to verify the account type and log in with admin account for carrying out uninstall process under minimal restrictions. The users should also run a system file scan using the SFC tool as issues and errors with the OS files & folder scan also cause trouble while trying to perform these kinds of operations.
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