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Windows 7: windows explore menu expansion problems

10 Apr 2011   #1

windows 7 professional (student download)
windows explore menu expansion problems

In Windows explorer I use the two pane view with details, no graphics. The problem happens when I am expanding files trying to locate some thing. When the right pane is full [in other words there is more information above and below the pane] and I click on the file I want to expand, instead of the menu dropping down from where my cursor is positioned and staying there, every thing jumps up to the top of the pane, and on my system it starts with "Desktop" . So I have to grab the slide bar and scroll down to the file I expanded and go from there. I never had this problem when running XP.

I tried a search and went through about 8 pages of post but no body seems to have had this problem yet?
I'm getting really tired of it. Any ideas? And thank you so much for all the help that happens on this site.


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10 Apr 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Can you post a screen cap demonstrating the behavior you get and then explain what you would prefer?
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10 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64

Is this on a notebook?

In any event it is more then likely a Mouse setting of some type.

If it is on a Notebook and you are using the touch pad it is definitely a Mouse/Touch Pad setting.

If you are looking to get a Context Menu (Right Click Menu) then it is the setting that controls the Right Click Mouse/Touch Pad setting.
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