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Windows 7: Can't move desktop icons, program launches instead

02 May 2013   #1
tommytinkroom

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 
Can't move desktop icons, program launches instead

Hi,When i try to left click and drag an icon on my desktop to move to a different position the program launches instead.
Grateful for any help with this problem.


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02 May 2013   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tommytinkroom View Post
Hi,When i try to left click and drag an icon on my desktop to move to a different position the program launches instead.
Grateful for any help with this problem.
Hey tommytinkroom....The only solution that comes in my mind for your issue...try a different mouse. Left click might be broken. Try it and let us know.
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02 May 2013   #3
tommytinkroom

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tommytinkroom View Post
Hi,When i try to left click and drag an icon on my desktop to move to a different position the program launches instead.
Grateful for any help with this problem.
Hey tommytinkroom....The only solution that comes in my mind for your issue...try a different mouse. Left click might be broken. Try it and let us know.
Thanks for your reply.As a last resort i did a system restore and it appears to have fixed it
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02 May 2013   #4
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Glad it is fixed. It can be really frustrating. I had this issue and replacing my mouse fixed it.
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