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Windows 7: Have to Left Click twice in order to do anything.

02 Feb 2011   #1
alanoutaoz

 
Have to Left Click twice in order to do anything.

My laptop has a gremlin. I have to left click twice in order for any normal left click function to work. It's like the first click doesn't register at all. Not a double click, but two separate clicks are needed. Frustrating..
Sony vaio, 64 bit, windows 7
Any advice gratefully accepted.
Alanoutaoz


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02 Feb 2011   #2
wds7

WDS 7 Home Pre.x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alanoutaoz View Post
My laptop has a gremlin. I have to left click twice in order for any normal left click function to work. It's like the first click doesn't register at all. Not a double click, but two separate clicks are needed. Frustrating..
Sony vaio, 64 bit, windows 7
Any advice gratefully accepted.
Alanoutaoz

Are you using a mouse ...... or touch pad ....?
Any case , have you checked for new driver to update ....?
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02 Feb 2011   #3
alanoutaoz

 

Touchpad.
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02 Feb 2011   #4
alanoutaoz

 

... and will check for updated drivers. Thanks for the suggestion.
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02 Feb 2011   #5
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Go to Hardware and Sound and there should be properties for adjusting the sensitivity and settings of the Mouse and touchpad.
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02 Feb 2011   #6
wds7

WDS 7 Home Pre.x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alanoutaoz View Post
... and will check for updated drivers. Thanks for the suggestion.

This first ....:
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Then this ...:
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02 Feb 2011   #7
Imperfect1

 
 

Your touchpad manufacturer should provide preferences or options for its users. Have you checked those? For example, the Synaptics touchpad/mouse has a list of approximately 50 different options that customize the use of the touchpad and mouse.
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03 Feb 2011   #8
alanoutaoz

 

Thanks for the advice. The mouse was already set up as fast as possible and when I came to update the drivers the button was not highlighted (it was "greyed" out) so I couldn't proceed. See the screen shot. What does that mean?
Alanoutaoz.


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03 Feb 2011   #9
wds7

WDS 7 Home Pre.x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alanoutaoz View Post
Thanks for the advice. The mouse was already set up as fast as possible and when I came to update the drivers the button was not highlighted (it was "greyed" out) so I couldn't proceed. See the screen shot. What does that mean?
Alanoutaoz.

Np wonder it doesn't work ...go back to Device Manager ..
Right click on mouse and uninstall it ...YOU MUST REBOOT IMMEDIATELY ..
so WDs can pick the good drive and install for you ...
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( give us your sony model ,see if i can locate the original drive from Sony for you )


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03 Feb 2011   #10
alanoutaoz

 

Model # PCG 7184L, however.... this is no longer THE major problem. I picked up a bug disguised as a necessary plug in to display a web page and the system shut down immediately. I mean immediately. And will not reboot. In safe mode was able to start system restore, went to last Windows update and attempted SR. When I try to fire the unit up I get a screen saying, that Windows was not able to shut down successfully. I then start in Safe mode again, and am informed that system restore was completed successfully, but then a blue screen emerges informing me that "Driver IRQL NOT LESS THAN EQUAL", and to see a system admin or techie. Waaaahhhh!!!
I pulled the plug and battery to shut it down.
Holy heck. Perhaps start a new thread?
Again thanks,
Alanoutaoz
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