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Windows 7: double click not working

19 Apr 2011   #1

win 7 ultimate
double click not working

hi all hope you can help,win 7 ultimate i cant double left click on anything (files or folders) to open them i always have to right click. i have added attachment...thanks

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19 Apr 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Are all your programs and files getting this message when you double click?

From the control panel, click on folder options. Now look at the click options (in the middle), set your mouse according to how you like it.
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19 Apr 2011   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Buddhist, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Download and merge the exe and lnk (LNK) options in the tutorial below to see if they may be able to help fix this for you. They will restore the default associations for these file types.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
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19 Apr 2011   #4

win 7 ultimate

did not understand jacee post but did what brink said and now i only have the problem with the files and folders in libraries (docs,pics,music,videos)
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19 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Pre

Sound like you have had a Trojon attack, I suggest a scan with MSE.
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19 Apr 2011   #6

win 7 ultimate

have scanned with comodo av and malewarebites ..resault from mb...Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Database version: 6393

Windows 6.1.7600
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385

19/04/2011 00:09:00
mbam-log-2011-04-19 (00-09-00).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 150421
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 49 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 1
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\ (Hijack.Zones) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
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19 Apr 2011   #7
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Did MBam square it away?

Click on control panel from the start orb, then click on "Folder Options", then when that opens, look at the middle selection as to how you want your mouse settings. I have mine set with a single left click, to open files and folders.

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19 Apr 2011   #8

win 7 ultimate

just tried that, still same problem
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19 Apr 2011   #9
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Let's see if ESET finds anything more....
  1. Hold down Control and click on the following link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
    ESET OnlineScan
  2. Click the button.
  3. For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
    1. Click on to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
    2. Double click on the icon on your desktop.
  4. Check
  5. Click the button.
  6. Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  7. Check
  8. Push the Start button.
  9. ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  10. When the scan completes, push
  11. Push , and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  12. Push the button.
  13. Push
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19 Apr 2011   #10

win 7 ultimate

scaning now will get back to you asap
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