Movie Maker unexpectedly quits when you select a video transition effect

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When you select a video transition effect in Windows Movie Maker, Movie Maker may unexpectedly quit, and you may receive any one of the following error messages:
Moviemk has caused an error in KERNEL32.DLL. Moviemk will now close.
Moviemk has caused an error in DIVXAF.AX. Moviemk will now close.
Note You may not receive an error message when Movie Maker quits.


This issue occurs because Movie Maker conflicts with the codec.


To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click My Computer.
  2. Locate the C:\Windows\System32\ file.
  3. Right-click, and then click Rename.
  4. Type divxaf.old, and then press ENTER.
  5. If prompted to confirm the name change, click Yes.


Article ID: 830087 - Last Review: January 12, 2004 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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