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Windows 7: How to disable drag copy in windows 7?

04 Jan 2015   #1
Ganesh Ujwal

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
How to disable drag copy in windows 7?

yesterday I downloaded 7 files, but what happened is: i selected the 7 files & dragging the files to another folder (I am copying the files by dragging),
then suddenly my bro disturbed me, then I accidentally dragged in same folder, so files copied again in same folder,
so while deleting copied files i unfornutately deleted original file also with copied files,
so How to disable drag copy in windows 7?

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04 Jan 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Dragging files can result in failures like the one you have experienced. It is much better to use the Copy & Paste method as you will always have the original file should something go wrong. After Copying & Pasting you can then delete the original file.

To recover those files you may be able to use the Recovery feature in Windows. To access that open Control Panel & select Recovery & select one that was before this happened.

As far as I know you cannot disable the Drag feature in Windows, it's just best not to use it.
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04 Jan 2015   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I personally prefer to use right click dragging where confirmation is needed to continue and other options as well included is my personal favorite option which is Cancel
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05 Jan 2015   #4

Windows 10 Pro X64

They should be in the Recycle bin unless you emptied it.
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