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Movie Maker won't install (windows live essentials)


Jimbo9887

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hi , so i used to have movie maker and photo gallery installed on my computer but i uninstalled them, now i want to install movie maker again.

BUT whenever i open the windows live essentials setup it says that movie maker and photo gallery are already installed. they're not installed, i uninstalled them , they do not appear on "uninstall a program" in the control panel. Please help i need movie maker immediately for a video.

Thank u for reading, plz heelp!
 

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Did you see this screen?

ess.jpg
 

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How about this screen?

ess2.jpg

If not, can you remove anything or everything then reinstall?
Where are you getting the Windows Live setup from?
 

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Could I ask, are these folders installed?

wl3.jpg

wl4.jpg

I am just asking because you said you uninstalled them but the system says they're installed :(
 

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hi , so i used to have movie maker and photo gallery installed on my computer but I uninstalled them, now i want to install movie maker again.

BUT whenever i open the windows live essentials setup it says that movie maker and photo gallery are already installed. they're not installed, i uninstalled them , they do not appear on "uninstall a program" in the control panel...
How did you uninstall in the first place?

Does not make any sense to me that Windows Essentials is installed if not listed in the Programs and Features installed program list.

I just completed an install, uninstall, reinstall, and uninstall of movie maker and photo gallery with no issue.

How about this:

wlset.jpg

Do the previously mentioned folders exist?

http://www.eightforums.com/general-...stall-windows-live-essentials.html#post222385
 
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You have to clear/remove the orphaned entries of Windows Live Essentials (and/or component Messenger, Movie Maker, etc.) in the Windows Registry.

It will be a tedious task but not insurmountable. Good luck. :)
 

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It seems Ccleaner could remove un-needed registry entries.?

And just a note.
When I installed the new Movie Maker I already had an older version installed.
Now I have 2 functional Movie Makers. :)

Thanks to mdmd for clarifying the link I posted was the same.


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