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Removing Movie Maker in Windows XP

I am trying to remove C:\Program Files\Movie Maker in Windows XP and it's giving me a message "could make some programs not work". Which programs would this be?
Can I safely remove this?

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Re: uninstall Windows Movie Maker

In reply to: Removing Movie Maker in Windows XP

Why do you want to remove it? And how are you trying to uninstall it?

And sorry, I've got no idea what other programs would be affected.
A few links about uninstalling:
- http://billpstudios.blogspot.nl/2006/04/removing-windows-movie-maker.html
- http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/139051-45-uninstall-media-player-movie-maker
- http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-pictures/trying-to-uninstall-movie-maker-on-windows-xp/349e4cdc-1c97-46e6-b0df-da4ce8c1e057?page=1
They make me think it's a bad idea.


Kees

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I think I see what's up.

In reply to: Re: uninstall Windows Movie Maker

Checking their other posts they are scraping for bytes on some old XP machine. It's a shame they didn't just come out and ask how to slim down XP with something like XPLite.
Bob

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In that case ...

In reply to: I think I see what's up.

I'd zip the folder in Program Files, delete the original and see what goes wrong. That should save half of the file space or soimething like that.
If anything serious goes wrong, it's trivial to undo.

Kees

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