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When you try to save a movie in Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2, Movie Maker 2 may stop responding (hang). You may receive the following error message:
Windows Movie Maker cannot save the movie to the specified location. Verify that the original source files used in your movie are still available, that the saving location is still available, and that there is enough free disk space available, and then try again.
This problem may occur when the file size of the movie exceeds the available RAM on your computer.
To work around this problem, use one or more of the following methods.
Method 1: Reduce the Size of the Movie FileTo reduce the file size of your movie, remove as many pictures and video transition effects as you can.
Method 2: Reduce the Movie Setting SizeSelect a smaller movie setting on the Movie Setting page of the Save Movie Wizard. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 3: Increase the Size of the Paging FileTo change the size of the paging file, follow these steps:
Method 4: Save the Movie in Smaller SectionsSave the movie in one half, or one third sections. This reduces the complexity of the storyboard or timeline by reducing the number of individual clips that appear on the storyboard or timeline. To save the movie in smaller portions, follow these steps:
Part 1: Remove and Save One Section of the Movie
Part 2: Import the Portion and Save the Whole Movie
Method 5: Perform a clean startup in Windows XPFor more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353/ )How to perform a clean boot in Windows XP
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310560/ )How to troubleshoot configuration errors by using the System Configuration utility in Windows XP
If this issue continues to occur, you may have to install additional RAM. Contact your computer manufacturer or vendor for more information about how to install additional RAM.
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