Windows Live Movie Maker can't start because MagCore.dll is missing

Error message on WLMM:

 

The program can’t start because MagCore.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem

 
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Last updated July 28, 2018 Views 3,799 Applies to:
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Hi KayMalone,

 

Have you made any changes to your computer recently?

Was it working earlier?

 

I would suggest you to follow the methods below and check if it helps.

 

Method 1: Try to perform a clean boot and check if it helps.

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

 

NOTE: Make sure that you perform “step 7” in the above link to boot your computer normally after your troubleshoot.

 

Method 2: If you think there are viruses in your computer, try to scan your computer with Microsoft Safety scanner and check.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx

 

Note: Before performing the security scan take a backup of important data.

 

Hope this helps.

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