Before You Begin
93 About the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack
95 Use the Fun Pack's Titles
96 Use the Fun Pack's End Credits
98 Grab a Fun Pack Music Sample or Music Transition
If you've downloaded software from the Internet before, you'll find that the installation process for the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack goes rather smoothly. Even if you are unfamiliar with downloading such software online, you'll see that by following this task, you'll have no trouble getting the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack off Microsoft's Web site and onto your computer so that you can begin using the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack immediately.
- Go to Movie Maker's Home Page
Point your Web browser to the Movie Maker Home page, located at http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsXP/experiences/create .
- Click to Select Fun Pack
Click the link labeled Windows Movie Maker 2 Fun Pack to move to the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack page.
- Select Full or a Partial Pack
If you have a high-speed Internet connection and plenty of disk space, select the Full Fun Pack option. If you want only the titles and credits portion of the fun pack, or if you want just the music and sound effects portion of the fun pack, click the appropriate link.
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You need at least 24.83 megabytes of free disk space to install the full Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack. The titles and credits portion of the fun pack requires 7.39 megabytes, and the music and sound effects portion requires 18.37 megabytes of free disk space.
- Click Open , then Next after File Download
You can elect to save the fun pack installation program to your computer and install it later. If you click Open now, the installation will take place now.
Depending on your Internet connection, you might have to wait up to two hours to download the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack. High-speed users such as those with DSL or a cable modem will only need to wait a few minutes for the download to complete. When the first installation dialog box appears, click Next to begin the process.
- Read and Accept License
The install process displays the legal license for the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack that you will want to read (yeah, right!).
- Click Next
Click the Next button to continue with the installation routine.
- Click Install
Click the Install button to start the actual installation of the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack onto your computer.
- Wait for Install, Click Finish, Read Installation Notes, and Click Close
The installation can take several seconds or perhaps a minute or more, depending on your computer's speed. After the installation completes, click the Finish button to close the installation dialog box. The installation routine opens a window with fun pack installation notes. You will see that all fun packs, such as the Windows Media Player Fun Pack, appear in the notes also. Read through the notes that pertain to the Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack. After you've looked through the notes, click the Close button to close the note window.
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The Movie Maker Creativity Fun Pack installs in your My Documents folder. Inside My Documents , in a folder named My Videos , you'll see a folder named Creativity Fun Packs . The four folders represent the fun pack's titles and credits, sound effects, static titles, and music tracks and transitions.