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Windows 7: I try to start WLM or MovieMaker, the UI is totally black

27 Jan 2011   #1
Julio Cortez

Windows 10 1703
I try to start WLM or MovieMaker, the UI is totally black

I have a strange problem (don't know if it has already been posted): with the PC I have in the details, everytime I try to start WLM or MovieMaker, the UI is totally black, letting me see buttons or other things only when I run over them with the mouse. As soon as the mouse arrow exits the area of the buttons, they become plain black again, like disappearing.

I have the 10.12 drivers for my HD5770 and every other driver is ok and up to date.. I just don't understand why this happens?
Does any of you have an idea about the reason it happens?

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29 Jan 2011   #2
Julio Cortez

Windows 10 1703

Hey guys!! First of all thanks to the one that moved this post for me

I think I found what the problem is: I'm playing PES6 on my PC and I have to run D3D overrider while playing, in order to avoid tearing.
I usually ran it at Windows startup as it hadn't made any problem yet, but today out of curiosity I tried disabling it and WLM worked properly!! :)

So, I think that it's D3D overrider that somehow prevents the UI of Windows Live Movie Maker and Windows Live Messenger to show properly. I think this is solved :)
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20 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 RC1 (7100) / Windows XP SP3 dual-boot

Thanks, I was experiencing this issue as well, and adding an exception to D3DOverrider fixed it for me too.
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