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Windows 7: Can't Delete Stuff from Start Menu

28 Jun 2010   #21

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

could you try with a wired mouse (not the track-pad) and see if the problem persists?

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28 Jun 2010   #22
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Yusifer View Post
Any ideas on how to fix the mouse? I fixed the Start Menu thing..

How did you fix this?
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28 Jun 2010   #23


The scrolling function of a keypad requires the software package, whereas only the driver is needed for moving the cursor and clicking.

Try reinstalling the keypad software, which can be found on the Support Downloads webpage for your model laptop here:

Save/unzip it to your Downloads folder and rightclick .exe to run as Admin from there.
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29 Jun 2010   #24

Windows 7 64-bit

Ah, yay, that worked, gregrocker. Now I just hafta figure out where to make the mouse a little less sensitive; it's swirling all over the place ~.~


Like I said in the other post, I right-clicked the empty part of the start menu and went into Properties.

Then I clicked Personnalize / Customize / Options (not sure what this is in English?).

The top two on the menu that pops up (Activer les menus contexuels / glisser-deplacer & Afficher les programmes nouvellements installes en surbrillance) fixed it.

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29 Jun 2010   #25
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello again Yusifer.

I'm glad you found a solution that worked for you; thanks for the update.
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29 Jun 2010   #26


At Control Panel>Mouse, slow down the Pointer Speed at Mouse Properties, or look for Keypad sensitivity there or on the Keypad software you installed.
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30 Jun 2010   #27

Windows 7 64-bit

I searched Mouse and the speed solution was the first thing that popped up.

Thanks a lot, guys! All solved :P
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30 Jun 2010   #28


Personally I never install the software on my keypads, because the scrollbar gets in the way so much I just end up uninstalling it anyways. But most of my friends want it. Scrollwheeler here.
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30 Jun 2010   #29
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Try drag and drop to the recycle bin.
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14 Oct 2013   #30

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

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