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Windows 7: My Drag And Drop Function Is Not Working!

04 Aug 2013   #1
sisrace

 
My Drag And Drop Function Is Not Working!

Hello so i tryed to drag some files to another map and whent like, Why cant i drag my files?? So i then relaised that something has become very wrong i cant drag and drop things, Is there a way to fix this? Please help!


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04 Aug 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Can you drag a shortcut/icon on your desktop to a new location on the desktop?

Are you using your Logitec gaming mouse 400 when this happens?
If so, what happens if you disconnect that and try to use the laptop's pad?
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04 Aug 2013   #3
sisrace

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Can you drag a shortcut/icon on your desktop to a new location on the desktop?

Are you using your Logitec gaming mouse 400 when this happens?
If so, what happens if you disconnect that and try to use the laptop's pad?
Hi, It doesent work to drag and drop anything, and i forgot to update my info im now using the razer deathadder 3.5 G, and my laptop pad doesent work either
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04 Aug 2013   #4
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Have you tired the old Right-click+Esc key?
Right-click on a file and hold the mouse button down.
While the the mouse is still pressed hit the Esc key.
Is the functionality restored?
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04 Aug 2013   #5
sisrace

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155 View Post
Have you tired the old Right-click+Esc key?
Right-click on a file and hold the mouse button down.
While the the mouse is still pressed hit the Esc key.
Is the functionality restored?
I restarted the computer bcouse it was slow like crap and now it works!
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04 Aug 2013   #6
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sisrace View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155 View Post
Have you tired the old Right-click+Esc key?
Right-click on a file and hold the mouse button down.
While the the mouse is still pressed hit the Esc key.
Is the functionality restored?
I restarted the computer bcouse it was slow like crap and now it works!

Good to hear that sorted it, if it ever comes back you know where to go .
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08 May 2015   #7
Userakos

Windows 8.1
 
 
It worked!

YoYo155 you are awesome.
Your solution worked to me.
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09 Jun 2015   #8
MADinIA

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Right click + Esc works, but only for a few seconds

I am using Win 7 Pro on a new (2 months old) Lenovo desktop and a Logitech mouse and keyboard, both wireless. Abruptly about ten days ago, my mouse started working strangely when I drag and drop; acts like it can't "hold on to" items I want to move. This is especially noticeable in MS Outlook, and in a MS solitaire game. At first, I thought this was only the case in Outlook, with the issue in the game showing up a day or two later. I tried virus scans and Norton Power Eraser, but no issues were found. This evening, I tried the right click + Esc; this works, but after a few seconds, mouse is right back to misbehaving. This is very frustrating when one is working in Outlook, but also takes all the joy out of trying to play a game. Any ideas what might be causing this? Thank you for any help you may be able to provide!
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19 Jun 2015   #9
zexalex

Windows 7 64b
 
 

Yoyo155 answer did the trick for me, on a windows 8.1 laptop.
Right-click on a file and hold the mouse button down.
While the the mouse is still pressed hit the Esc key.
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