We should also deal with Windows Movie Maker and Windows Media Player issues you have mentioned like how Windows Movie Maker crashes or does not open at all . First make sure you have installed all Windows updates.
Install latest version of graphic card driver you can download the latest version of the driver from graphic card manufacturer support site.
Open an elevated Command Prompt window (press win + X, and then press A)
Run below command from Command Prompt that is open as administrator.
You would use DISM to fix Windows component store corruption when a sfc /scannow
command is unable to repair corrupted or modified system files because the component store (source) is corrupted.
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
SFC should be able to repair the files afterwards. Execute below command to make sure corrupted system files repaired.
Check to see issue has been resolved if not follow below steps.
Step 1: Uninstall Windows Media Player
Open up Control Panel --> Programs and Features
, and then click on Turn Windows features on or off
Go down to Media Features –> Windows Media Player
clear the check mark for the Windows Media Player.
Step 2: Reboot
Step 3: Turn Windows Media Player Back On
Head back into Windows Features on or off, and check the box again.
At this point hopefully your problem should be solved.
If issue has not been resolved with Windows Media player then follow below steps. Step 1:
Uninstall all third party installed codec packs. Step 2:
Open Control Panel --> Troubleshooting --> Programs
and use the Windows Media Player troubleshooting tools.
If issue still not resolved please tell us if there is error message displayed.
Use Event Viewer to check errors and warning logs to see there is any clue to what is causing the issue with Windows Media Player.
You can try to repair install Windows Essentials apps which include Windows Movie Maker.
keys and type wlarp
into opened Run dialog box and click OK button.
2. At opened Uninstall or Repair Windows Essentials Programs
window select "Repair all Windows Essentials programs
Hopefully this will resolve the issue with Windows Movie Maker if not then uninstall Windows Movie Maker or all Windows Essentials apps from Uninstall or Repair Windows Essentials Programs
window and reinstall the uninstalled Windows Essentials apps with from below Windows Essentials download link. Download Windows Essentials to reinstall Windows Movie Makerhttps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17779/download-windows-essentials
Edited by FreeBooter, 28 July 2016 - 10:09 AM.