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Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2: Visual Quickstart Guide by Jan Ozer

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Chapter 1. Getting Your Pc Ready for Movie Maker

Installing Movie Maker is a big deal, primarily because it will likely consume many more resources in disk space, processing power, and RAM than any other program you're currently running. If there are any weaknesses in your computer, like old drivers, fragmented disks, or outdated operating system service packs, pushing the computer to the limit of performance, as Movie Maker will do, typically brings them to the fore. For this reason, you should prepare your computer for the occasion before the installation actually takes place.

Imagine how you would prepare if you owned a rental home and were just welcoming a new tenant. You'd scrub the floors extra hard, perhaps throw a new coat of paint on ...

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