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Windows 7: single click renaming / stuck mouse problems

06 Apr 2010   #1
ChuckV

Windows 7
 
 
single click renaming / stuck mouse problems

hi guys,

i am really at my wit's end figuring how to solve my dilemma.. i have an asus eee pc with windows xp installed.. anyway, a couple of months ago, i installed windows 7 professional.. it was working well, until about a month ago, i had problems with a mouse or the touchpad.. what would happen would be that when i open windows explorer, and single click on a folder, it would automatically rename it.. ditto with the drives, on desktop icons.. it is really frustrating.. then my mouse click would get stuck on when i scroll down pages while surfing..

really, i have tried everything, anti virus, windows explorer folder options, registry cleaners, anti malware programmes.. i guess i am short of re installing windows xp and windows 7..

really i need help and advice.. would appreciate someone out there who would help a windows 7 user about to drown in single click/ mouse stuck problems.. thanks!


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06 Apr 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

How often does this happen? Is this going on all the time, or does it occur randomly?

I suggest a repair install.
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07 Apr 2010   #3
ChuckV

Windows 7
 
 

thank you so much for the quick reply! this happens all the time =(
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07 Apr 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello Welcome to SF !!

I would also recommend to check the Mouse setting under Control Panel. Also under Mouse Hardware properties just uninstall the Driver and reboot and reinstall it and see whether that makes any difference. Create a New Windows Profile and see whether it's doing the same in that profile.

Hope this helps,
Captain
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07 Apr 2010   #5
ChuckV

Windows 7
 
 

thanks captain for the suggestions.. i tried everything but still doesn't work =(

jonathan, mine is netbook though so i don't have an external drive, is there a way i can repair install? thanks guys!
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07 Apr 2010   #6
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ChuckV View Post
thanks captain for the suggestions.. i tried everything but still doesn't work =(

jonathan, mine is netbook though so i don't have an external drive, is there a way i can repair install? thanks guys!
If you can transfer the installation files from the DVD or ISO to your hard drive, you can run the setup.exe files.

I'm sure you have a desktop; you can transfer the files over using your network.
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13 Apr 2011   #7
knightmare0

windows 7 vista
 
 

Hi Chuck

I have the exact same problem with my LG R580 laptop, whenever I click on anything in windows it will rename it with just a single click. I have both Vista and windows 7 on this laptop and it happens on both of them, I also scanned in both OS, and no virus, so I can only assume this is a hardware issue with my keyboard cuz I also tested this with 3 different mouse and my touch pad.

Have you a solution to this problem yet?
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13 Apr 2011   #8
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello,

Have you tried uninstalling/reinstalling the mouse drivers?
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14 Apr 2011   #9
knightmare0

windows 7 vista
 
 

hi thanks for the reply, I tried using a USB keyboard and it worked fine, so I narrowed it down to the keyboard............. this is such a pain in the ass
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