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Windows 7: Force windows/explorer to ask for confirmation of mouse dragdrops?

08 Mar 2012   #1
proo

Windows 7 Professional sp1 32-bit
 
 
Force windows/explorer to ask for confirmation of mouse dragdrops?

Multiple users with read/write authority on a mapped server drive allways leave problems as misplaced files or folders.

Is there a way to force windows to allways ask for confirmation on mouse operations!!


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08 Mar 2012   #2
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

That's definitely impossible!! Or someone has to write a shell extender that intercepts "drag and drop"
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08 Mar 2012   #3
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Teach your users to drag and drop with the right mouse button instead of the left. Then, you'll always get confirmation on what you want to do.
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