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Windows 7: Can no longer select multiple files

12 Mar 2011   #11
JuliaK

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Can no longer select multiple files

Hi Graham,

in the folder you want to multiple select ie. Pictures, click on Organize, click Folder & Search Options, in View tick USE CHECK BOXES TO SELECT ITEMS. Worked for me.


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12 Mar 2011   #12
Imperfect1

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by graham3000 View Post
I cannot select either with ctrl, shift, new check box thingy or drag window thingy - I used to be able to. It tries for 1/2 a second or so but then deselects with no user interaction.
The fact that you say it tries to perform the function but then stops in mid-function means, to me, that something is interfering with the operation. Have you installed anything recently or changed any system (or other) settings recently that might be conflicting with this function?
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