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Windows 7: I cant drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop...

08 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
I cant drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop...

Few days ago i am able to drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop,but next morning i start my laptop i was unable to drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop.I tried many method but all failed..Please help....

i using WIN 7 home premium X64bit
HP 431
intel core i5
2gb ram
also my setting in desktop/view/auto arrange is off
in context menu the drag and drop setting is on

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08 Feb 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit

What happens if you do right mouse button drag and then in the context menu click copy here? What happen if you copy and then paste on the Desktop?

You may try typing and running "regsvr32 /i shell32" at the Command Prompt without the inverted commas and then rebooting to see if the problem gets solved. Please make sure that you have given space after regsvr32 and there is also space between I and shell32.
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08 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

thank you but it dint help me
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20 May 2014   #4
Rupali Goyal

Windows 7 64 Bit

This sounds too simple to work, but it worked for me:

1) Find an affected icon.
2) Click and HOLD the icon with the Left mouse button.
3) Press Esc while holding the Left mouse button.
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