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Windows 7: Pop-ups going to the left side?

20 Jan 2012   #1
Hugo Tromp

Windows 7 64bit
Pop-ups going to the left side?


Yesterday after installing a whole lot of updates my pop-up screen (e.g. when you click the left mouse button on your desktop) no go the left instead of the right from the cursors point of view. See image for example.

Who can help me with this slightly annoying problem?

Thanks in advance,

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20 Jan 2012   #2


Here you go. The 2nd tutorial was written for Vista, but works in Windows 7. It's also a lot easier than the 1st.

How to Set Windows 7 Menus to Open to the Left or Right Side
How to Change the Menu to Appear to the Left or Right of a Click in Vista - easier

By the way, if there's not enough room for the pop-up to open on the set side, it will still open on the other side. So, when that happens, it doesn't mean that the setting isn't working.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jan 2012   #3
Hugo Tromp

Windows 7 64bit

Thanks, this really works!
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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