moviemaker.exe - Is moviemaker.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is moviemaker.exe?
Purpose of moviemaker.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: moviemaker.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
MovieMaker.exe is a software program which was most likely installed by you on your windows system. The folder location for this MovieMaker.exe file is also show below, as you should always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the actual disk location and spelling of the file to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This MovieMaker.exe software task is known as a Microsoft app named Windows Movie Maker. On older windows systems it came preinstalled, but on later systems you often have to install it yourself. This allows you to edit video and add text or captions to the video, and then save as mp4 or wmv video file types. This file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. Visit moviemaker.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the moviemaker.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This task is found in folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\moviemaker.exe


  • Is moviemaker.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is moviemaker.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove moviemaker.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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