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Windows 7: right click problem

07 Dec 2011   #1
carlnw1975

win 7 64bit
 
 
right click problem

hey guys, i`m having issues with my mouse. the problem is when i got to right click to save a image or open a link in a new tab the right click does nothing. if i click a link with the left button sometimes it will open in a new tab. if i right click in my favourites it will work so i can open page in a new tab. it works fine on my desktop it just happens for saving online images and online embedded links.
i`ve run spyware scans and virus scans as well as restarting my pc and restore point but it does nothing. i`ve looked on my mouse settings and can see anything wrong there but it seems i`m missing something.
any help would be great


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07 Dec 2011   #2
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

are you sure its a problem with the mouse? have you tried using another mouse?
which browser are you using?
also try this SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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07 Dec 2011   #3
carlnw1975

win 7 64bit
 
 

just waiting on the scan to finish, i`m running on the new ie9 and i`ve tried 2 different mouses now and thats the same. do you think it could be ie9 related?
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07 Dec 2011   #4
koolkat77

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which antivirus are you using
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07 Dec 2011   #5
carlnw1975

win 7 64bit
 
 

i`m using webroot antivirus and search and destroy antispyware
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07 Dec 2011   #6
koolkat77

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I'd suggest you to do a full scan with Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
and post back results
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07 Dec 2011   #7
carlnw1975

win 7 64bit
 
 

ok i`ll give that a go
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07 Dec 2011   #8
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carlnw1975 View Post
just waiting on the scan to finish, i`m running on the new ie9 and i`ve tried 2 different mouses now and thats the same. do you think it could be ie9 related?
well yes it could be a problem with ie9 but lets not get there now
do you have the any problem while using firefox or chrome?
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07 Dec 2011   #9
carlnw1975

win 7 64bit
 
 

scan completed and nothing was found
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07 Dec 2011   #10
carlnw1975

win 7 64bit
 
 

i don`t really like firefox or chrome, maybe it`s because i`ve not given them time and i`m just so use to using ie
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