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Windows 7: Single Click to Launch freaks?

View Poll Results: What Launch/Select Mouse options do you use?
Single click select double-click launch 21 53.85%
Checkbox select single click launch 11 28.21%
Single or Double - can and do use both 7 17.95%
Keyboard is where it's at 0 0%
Voters: 39. You may not vote on this poll

20 May 2010   #11

64 bit windows 7 home premium

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello MA.

I hate double click, the first thing I do after install is set to single.
So do I BFK I thought I was the only one every pc I have ever owned after set up I go to control panel and change to single click.Jerry

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20 May 2010   #12

Windows 7 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by burtie View Post
Single click here...but I accidentally chose double click on your poll! LOL :)
That may help offset the bias generated by the topic title. :)
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20 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

I prefer double click for 2 reasons:

1. It prevents accidentally opening things (like games)
2. I can double click almost as fast as I can single click, so it doesn't bother me
3. It is default on most systems, so I don't need to worry about forgetting.

(Ok so there are 3 )

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20 May 2010   #14


i agree with bob.

avoid accidentally launch unexpected file
i don't see a big difference with 1 click and 2 click,but i can see difference between 1 and 3

makes me better in clicking faster(especially when im gaming on FPS)
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20 May 2010   #15

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit

the first and 3rd answers are the same thing.

Which is what I prefer. It's annoying getting on a single click system to try and fix and being used to the double clicking to open and single click to select, on a single click system, to select several items that are separated by other files and folders, you have to hover and wait, it's a pain in the arse, and slows down my troubleshooting repair time. I usually go in and change it back while I am working on the system and figure the user can change it back when they want. Because, again, it's a pain the ass when trying to select numerous files in certain locations where there are no check boxes on a single click system. Check boxes do simplify it a bit, but still, pain the arse. Could be I am thinking more about XP than 7.
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20 May 2010   #16


looks like double click have been part of our life

im just saying
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20 May 2010   #17


I used to be a single clicker, but after so many installations I kept forgetting to change it and now I've reverted back to being a double-clicker.

Just like LB et alii, it avoids inadvertently opening things and I double click pretty quickly anyway.
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20 May 2010   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86

Been single click for 10 years. I'm use to it. Never have a problem. When I get on a system thats double click it just slows me down.
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20 May 2010   #19
Microsoft MVP


Fascinatin rythym
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20 May 2010   #20


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Fascinatin rythym

indeed it is
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