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Cannot Drag and Drop on Desktop


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#1 saxdragon

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 10:03 PM

What would make drag and drop functions stop working on the desktop?  I can drag files across desktop, but can't drop them into folders.

 

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 10:18 PM

Hi -

but can't drop them into folders.

A small question, and that is about all I have, Are the folders that you trying to drop into "active / current programs" ??

Or are these "created folders" ??

 

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 02:27 AM

Right click on the Taskbar > Properties > Start Menu button > Customize > check the box" Enable context menus and dragging and dropping" > OK > Apply. You might have to reboot...


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Posted 06 September 2014 - 12:35 PM

Created folders, mostly.  

Condobloke, i did as you said and that box was already checked (active).  But I'm going to fool around with it to see if it will do anything.  Are there any other places where drag and drop can be managed?

 

BTW, This problem started after I did a repair for a corrupted sys config, using the Repair Console on the Windows installation disc.  See my earlier post regarding this please.

 

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 10:37 PM

Just a test ..................

 

Please download to desktop and run RKill by Grinler.


  • A black DOS box will appear for a short time and then disappear.

  • This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.

  • At most the tool will usually run for about 2 minutes


Please Copy and Paste the log back here.............

 

 

After that, try to drag and drop the log in Recycle Bin -






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