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Windows 7: i cannot right click on the desktop

02 Sep 2010   #1
forcer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
i cannot right click on the desktop

hey all i am a new user, the problem is tht i canot right click on the desktop, i can access the gadgets n awl and can click on them the desktop wallpaper is also showing the problem is tht the icons are white papers and i connot click on them cannot right click andeven cannot drag a box on the desk top, it goes away when i restart then after sumtime it comes again..plzz help win7 ultimate x64 i dnt wanna format

i can right click on explorers and every thing else is fine


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02 Sep 2010   #2
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Have you disabled your right-click somehow?
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02 Sep 2010   #3
forcer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

no i didnt do anything, as far as i remember
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02 Sep 2010   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

From an elevated command prompt run sfc /scannow ...
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02 Sep 2010   #5
forcer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok running

Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations
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02 Sep 2010   #6
Francis93

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

forcer,

Do a system restore to an earlier state before this problem occurred.
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02 Sep 2010   #7
forcer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i dnt correctly remember when did tht happen
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02 Sep 2010   #8
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Then go back to your oldest restore point.
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02 Sep 2010   #9
forcer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok goin...
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04 Sep 2010   #10
forcer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thee wuz this background service "skype names" which wuz causing this problem i restored and one by one closed all the services.....and found out well thanks for ure quick responses U GUYS ARE AWSOME CHEERS
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