Fixing Windows® Movie Maker Unspecified Errors
Are you having issues with Windows Movie Maker? Learn further the tips to solve them.
The Windows Movie Maker is an advanced multi-functional program that was developed and integrated along with the Windows Operating System versions by Microsoft. The Windows Movie Maker is a multimedia editing program that packs highly functional options and features to enhance the movie or video editing experience of users. The easy to use graphical interface featured in the Windows Movie Maker allows even inexperienced users to use the application under minimal complications. The Windows Movie Maker is having good support for a wide variety of media files and formats and supports burning of the editing content to various optical disc formats like DVD, CD etc. The occurrence of the unspecified errors in Windows Movie Maker can be due to many reasons like system issues, application file issues, media file errors or can also be due to Operating System file folder errors or corruptions. Fixing valid issues under expert assistance will help the users to utilize the maximum functionality of the applications with minimal errors.
Discussed below are some points that can help the users to fix issues with Windows Movie Maker:
- Scan for and neutralize threats
- Reinstall Windows Movie Maker
- Fix system file issues
Scan for and neutralize threats
The unspecified errors and issues while the users are trying to publish videos in Windows Movie Maker might be due to the issues caused by the valid infections and threats in the computer. It is highly recommended that the users install and run a complete system scan using a reliable threats removal program before proceeding any further. Removing or neutralizing active threats and infections can fix the issues in the system which can in turn help in solving the errors with Windows Movie Maker.
Reinstall Windows Movie Maker
The errors or problems while using the Windows Movie Maker might also happen because of the media file errors, application file or configuration errors/corruptions. The users in these cases are advised to reinstall the Windows Movie Maker program in the operating system using the available options. The users can do so by making use of the options given in the 'Programs and features' menu of the system 'Control panel' to remove or install Windows Operating System components like the Windows Movie Maker. Doing so and verifying the media file type can help fix all valid errors in Windows Movie Maker. Installing the updates or patches from the Windows support website after the reinstall is also recommended, as it helps in preventing future complications.
The corruption or missing of the operating system file folders can cause issues with the working of related system programs and components like the Windows Movie Maker. The users are therefore advised to fix valid issues with the system file folders by running a system file integrity scan using the SFC utility after inserting the original OS install disc in the system drive tray. Doing so can help repair corrupted, damaged or missing system file folders and hence fix issues or unexpected errors with the Windows Movie Maker.
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