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Windows 7: [HELP]Regarding desktop.

15 May 2010   #1
xirality

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[HELP]Regarding desktop.

I'm running on windows 7 x64, after my latest reboot, I can no longer drag my desktop icons around, nor make a box to select a few icons (holding left click and dragging to select a few items ), however i can still use such functions in windows explorer, after running a few tries, i have deduced that this happens only on the desktop. Help?


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15 May 2010   #2
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Try right clicking and refreshing the desktop, does that help?

~Lordbob
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15 May 2010   #3
xirality

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I can right click and refresh, but i cant drag, create a box, or whatever.
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15 May 2010   #4
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

After you refresh though, does that change?

~Lordbob
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15 May 2010   #5
xirality

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Doesn't change. =S
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15 May 2010   #6
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Odd.

Open command prompt as admin and type:
sfc /scannow

~Lordbob
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15 May 2010   #7
xirality

w7
 
 

How do i open prompt as admin
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15 May 2010   #8
xirality

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Solved after disconnecting power source ( laptop ) for 15 minutes. Dell laptops really have the tendency to keep static on the motherboard. Thanks bob for your quick and helpful response though.
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15 May 2010   #9
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xirality View Post
How do i open prompt as admin
Right click, run as admin.

Glad it is fixed now.

Thanks for the rep as well. My pleasure.

~Lordbob
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