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Windows 7: System will no longer let me Drag and Drop within windows explorer.

21 Jul 2018   #1
FranBunnyFFXII

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
System will no longer let me Drag and Drop within windows explorer.

System will no longer let me Drag and Drop within windows explorer or to other programs.

I made a video of the problem: 2018-07-20 10-40-14 - Streamable
I don't understand what is going on. I've completely shut down the PC entirely, and restarted. I uninstalled the mouse sharing program that I was using that I thought was causing the issue.

Now everytime I restart my PC, this happens.

I can't drag and drop anything, especially to other programs.


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21 Jul 2018   #2
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

I believe you can hit the Escape key while you are trying to drag the mouse, and that will restore the Drag and Drop.
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21 Jul 2018   #3
FranBunnyFFXII

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

No this doesn't work.
This doesn't solve the problem. I only lose what I'm dragging.
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21 Jul 2018   #4
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Hello

Your computer may have lost the drag sensitivity.

Have you ever used the computer's systems restore or regedit before?
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21 Jul 2018   #5
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Here is instructions on how to check the drag sensitivity in the registry.

Press the Windows Logo+R Keys to open the Run dialog.

Type regedit.exe in the Open box and click OK. There are two panes in regedit, a left pane and a right pane.

In the Left Pane navigate to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

In the Right side pane, look for the following: DragHeight and DragWidth.

Check the Data value for both DragHeight and DragWidth. Both values should be set to 4.
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