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Windows 7: Drop down menu location

25 May 2010   #11

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Windows Application Menu's drop to the LEFT instead or RIGHT

I too have had this issue, but found a fix not long ago:

The issue is that the 'Handedness' setting has become corrupted or changed. To change this, follow these steps.

Tablet PC Settings Shortcut - Create

Press the Windows logo key + R to bring up the Run dialog box. In the Open line, copy/paste the following text.


Press OK.

This will start the Tablet PC Settings configuration dialog (Even if you do not have a Tablet PC).

Hope this helps a few ppl....

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05 Aug 2010   #12

Windows 7
WACOM Tablet Issue

For me, I've had the drop down menu orientation change after a few Windows updates.
I noticed that a few posts (in other forums too) mentioned they had a Wacom Tablet. I have one too.

If you go to PC Tablet Properties in Control Panel, and click on the Other tab, there is a setting to change menu orientation (left handed vs. right handed). This is the only place I've found it in any settings on my computer.
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05 Aug 2010   #13

windows 7 x64

yep the recent windows update had corrupt again the menu drop down location
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05 Aug 2010   #14

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ash77 View Post
yep the recent windows update had corrupt again the menu drop down location
That's exactly why I started searching again a couple of days ago. Unfortunately, I couldn't remember where I found the fix the last time it happened so I figured if I typed it somewhere I might remember it the next time!
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06 Aug 2010   #15

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Designermom - exactly; I think the link I orginally posted (in reply #11) was for another site, but it now points to a page. Either way, as long as the info is out there - its a damn annoying problem and has a surprising effect on Workflow, when you're used to it the 'normal' way...

Ash is quite correct - this weeks' Windows Update (Professional 64-bit anyway) broke it again for me too (and other Wacom users I know, using Bamboo's...
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