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Windows 7: Right Click stopped working


15 Jul 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Right Click stopped working

Hello,
I was editing some pictures and my right click button suddenly stopped working anywhere on my laptop.
I have searched the forum for related problems but I have not found a solution.
I have successfully done a system restore (which was a task itself without the right click available) but this has not helped.

Please help.

Thanks

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15 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Try a virus scan using malwarebytes or combofix
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15 Jul 2011   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

First, run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker .

If not fixed, then , download , install and update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware , and get a full scan .
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15 Jul 2011   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyril4real View Post
Hello,
I was editing some pictures and my right click button suddenly stopped working anywhere on my laptop.
I have searched the forum for related problems but I have not found a solution.
I have successfully done a system restore (which was a task itself without the right click available) but this has not helped.

Please help.

Thanks
Hi cyril4real, I think you may have a hardware problem, If you feel confident enough to try a repair yourself ,remove the key board then the palmrest and finally remove and resecure the ribbon cable on the touchpad . Sometimes it's as simple as that
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15 Jul 2011   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyril4real View Post
Hello,
I was editing some pictures and my right click button suddenly stopped working anywhere on my laptop.
I have searched the forum for related problems but I have not found a solution.
I have successfully done a system restore (which was a task itself without the right click available) but this has not helped.

Please help.

Thanks
Cyril4Real,
Welcome to SevenForums.

Where is this right-click button physically located?
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16 Jul 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thanks everyone for the suggestions offered.

I tried scanning for Malware as described but none were found.
I then tried dismantling the laptop to get to the mouse ribbon cable.
Although there was nothing visibly wrong with it, I tapped on it and the right click button started working after I re-coupled the laptop.

Thanks!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2011   #7

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyril4real View Post
Thanks everyone for the suggestions offered.

I tried scanning for Malware as described but none were found.
I then tried dismantling the laptop to get to the mouse ribbon cable.
Although there was nothing visibly wrong with it, I tapped on it and the right click button started working after I re-coupled the laptop.

Thanks!
Glad we were able to help you , thank you for postig back with the solution
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2011   #8

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyril4real View Post
Thanks everyone for the suggestions offered.

I tried scanning for Malware as described but none were found.
I then tried dismantling the laptop to get to the mouse ribbon cable.
Although there was nothing visibly wrong with it, I tapped on it and the right click button started working after I re-coupled the laptop.

Thanks!
Thanks for getting back to us with the soluiion.
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