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Windows 7: MovieMaker 6.0 in Win 7?


31 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 
MovieMaker 6.0 in Win 7?

Seeing as how the Windows Live Movie Maker doesn't quite cut it, I thought I'd try Vista's version. Surprisingly, it seems to work simply by copying the Movie Maker folder from Vista's Program Files over to Win 7's Program Files folder. I didn't have to register any .dll's, it just worked...

With one exception. Titles. The Titles with effects like Fly in, fly out, etc. They smear the text horribly. I think it is video driver-related, since the same thing happens in my Vista installation with the latest nVidia drivers, but not with the driver supplied by Windows Update (7.15.11.8250).

Unfortunately, I can't find an nVidia driver for Win 7 that works. I know that MM 2.6 works for lots of people in Win 7, but I'd really like to get MM 6.0 to work. Any hints?

Thanks in advance...

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31 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Ok, update time.

I installed Win 7 RC x86 and copied Vista's 32 bit Movie Maker 6.0. Using the nVidia driver installed during Win 7's installation (no updates yet) it worked! I can import movies from my Sony Mini-DV camcorder, edit them, add titles, etc. I did have to register a bunch of dll's to get the "Publish" function working but I am able to "Publish" an hour long movie to the PC and burn it to DVD using Win 7's DVD Maker.

I then gambled and let Windows Update install a new nVidia driver and...
the titles stopped working. I rolled back the video driver and it worked again.

Encouraged by this I re-installed the 64bit version of Win 7 and got the same results. It works with the first video driver from the Win 7 install disk, but any newer drivers break the titles.
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01 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Well, at least I'm not alone...

Saw a post on the nVidia forums with the same problem. It seems the latest nVidia drivers have a bug.
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17 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Update to me...

Version 186.16 drivers work ok with MovieMaker 6.0 too...
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