Can't Drag And Drop
I am running window XP Pro and suddenly I am having some major issues. Not sure if it's a virus, spyware or something else. I've run AVG free virus scan and AVG free spyware and got nothing out of it.I've also formatted my hard drive and re-installed windows and STILL have the problems. Here's what's happening if ANYONE can get this fixed for me, you're a real pro.First off, I can't drag and drop anything.I can right click and copy (or cut) then paste elsewhere, but I can't move desktop icons around, or drag them to the recycle bin, or any sort of drag and drop.
Also, very frequently, all the sudden, I won't be able to click anything. No shortcuts, no quick launch icons, NOTHING! My computer acts kinda like it's hung, but the mouse works fine, just when I mouse over a button or icon, I get nothing, same thing when I click the button or icon nothing. however, I have oddly noticed that if I press CRTL+ALT+DEL, then simply close down the task manager right away, without doing anything, my PC will let me click icons and buttons again, but still no drag and drop after a few minutes it'll mess up on me again, then CTRL+ALT+DEL and close task manager again to get back in business.
Drag And Drop Doesn't Not Work
while using windows, i found that i am not able to drag and drop files. i can move them around, but when i place a file into another folder or location on my desktop or through explorer, the file doesn't move. it just bounces back to where it originated from.
Can't Drag / Drop URL Shortcut To Open IE6 Window
I'm using IE7 Until recently, I could drag a URL shortcut from my desktop and drop it on an open IE7 tabbed window to go to a new site. Now I get the "blocked" symbl on most windows but not on a new, empty tab.what setting controls this and how it could have gotten changed?
Can't Drag-and-drop Files In Operating System / Mouse Wont Work?
I woke up one day (hadn't installed anything in the meantime) and was unable to drag any icons or folders. My mouse won't "pick up" any of them, on my desktop or within a folder. I can drag program windows around, so I don't think it's an issue with my mouse. I thought maybe a recent Windows Update had messed it up, so I uninstalled the most recent one, but it didn't do anything.
Can't Change Font Size In Web Pages
I posted about this a few hours ago in XP forum but I can't find it now. When I click on it in my profile I'm taken to a page in the Feedback forum but it doesn't seem to be their either.?At most sites I cannot changing the font size. I have tried using Ctrl > scroll wheel and View > Text size But the text does not change. When I use Ctrl > scroll wheel the View > Text size setting does change. When I attempt to change font size the scroll bar moves moves tiny bit as though the font size was [going] to change.I am able to change the font size on very few sites. On the CNET site the font is much smaller than others. In fact it is so small I can just barely make it out with my reading glasses. But after a moment I have to stop as my eyes start hurting bad.I am able to change font size in Word and such. The font size in this Message body box is normal but the font size in the Subject title box is tiny.I am using XP Home SP2 and IE6. No viruses, ad/spy ware, etc.I would appreciate any help to fix and/or understand what may have caused this problem. If anyone responds please send it in email to me via my profile as I probably won't be able to make it out in the forum.
Drag N Drop In The Start Menu
Since a few weeks my drag and drop in the start menu doesn't work anymore. In Taskbar and Start Menu Properties/Start Menu/Customize/Advanced, Enabling dragging and dropping is selected.
Drag And Drop To The Quick Launch Bar
I have just got another computer running XP home. I am not able to drag and drop a shortcut to the quicklaunch bar. And yes I have the bar unlocked and quicklaunch checked. I can't imagine why I don't have this function. When I drag to the quicklaunch bar I don't see the usual black line on the left of the icon.I can drag and drop on the desktop all day. Any suggestion as to what the problem might be? I have never had this problem in eight years I have had a computer.
Running Photoshop - Drag And Drop Not Working
1) This computer has trouble running Photoshop. I bought it specifically for graphics programs (Being a gaming laptop I thought it would be capable) I did my final year of high school, hardly using Photoshop at all (But it worked all the same) and then as I finished high school and the warranty expired it stopped. What happens: I open Photoshop, it opens fine. I try to create a new file or open one and nothing happens. Sometimes if I'm lucky and I repetitively open a file it will open, but when I attempt to draw the line will delete itself. I have heard of Wireless adapters and Printers interfering with it, but that seems to not be the case. I have formatted twice and still no fix. I thought this was just a general Photoshop problem, I installed the trial, a legit version of PS7, a cracked version of CS2 and CS3, and still nothing (Don't worry, I deleted all photoshop files in between installs)Now Zbrush won't open, Corel Painter has trouble and Paintshop pro is also having problems. This computer hates me! I also have other problems: My computer has never been able to drag and drop. I have installed the registry entries for it, checked my start panel options, upgraded mouse drivers, bought at least 3 mice and still nothing. I can drag and drop on some programs such as RocketDock, but never on the desktop or within folders. When I start up the computer everything freezes and all popups close when I click on them automatically until I click the FN key. Sometimes when I'm talking on MSN or a similar program the window will just close without warning and I can't open any file until I click the FN key. Every now and then I get a BSOD with a Kernal inscreen error from Atapi.sys - Even after formatting twice I've tried everything. I have upgraded drivers (All of them as far as I know, even updated the Bios last time) formatted, searched for hours online, contacted Asus (They told me to contact Adobe who told me to contact Asus). This computer was surely a waste of $2000.
Curious Copy And Paste - Drag And Drop
This is a curiosity question more than anything At my office, an outside tech guy told us to always copy-and-paste when moving files on our NAS drives and never to cut-and-paste or drag-and-drop. I'm wondering: why?Is there a file integrity issue when using cut-and-paste or drag-and-drop that doesn't exist when you copy-and-paste? Is there a serious issue that can develop if you cut or drag?
Unable To Use Drag And Drop Option On Desktop.
A while back I was trying to fix something with XP. At some point I remember turning off drag and drop on the desktop. That did not fix the problem I was having but I cannot remember how to turn it back on.
Drag-and-drop Web Page To Active Desktop?
How does one drag-and-drop a web page to Windows XP Active Desktop? I accidentally did it one day and was delighted with the results, but I can't repeat it and can't for the life of me find any mention online. The only way I can now accomplish the same result--displaying a web page in a window on my desktop, not just a link to a web page--is this sequence: Start | Control Panel | Display | Desktop | Customize Desktop... | Web | New.
I use Firefox almost all the time, so I believe I was using Firefox when the "happy accident" occurred, but I might have been using Internet Explorer.
Unable To Cut - Copy - Paste - Drag And Drop Anything
I really messed up my computer. I think I deleted a necessary Service. I searched high & low at Microsoft Support & all over the internet, but everthing I do to try to fix the problem only brings me to another error message or another function that does not work properly. I don't think I have a virus or any other malicious software because I scanned my computer a day or 2 before this happened & it was clean.
My taskbar/start menu has disappeared, system restore won't work, I am unable to make any chages to my system services, safe mode is working just as bad as regular startup, many programs do not work properly including internet explorer and more. I am almost surprised I am able to post this. I have pretty much given up on trying to restore my necessary service(s) or restore my computer to my last restore point. I decided to burn some files/folders to my disk drive and then re-format my computer. But I have run into another problem. I am unale to cut, copy, paste, drag, drop, move or send files/folders to another location on my computer, including my CD-R drive. I am able to select cut, copy, sent to, etc, but nothing happens after I do.
Unable To Drag And Drop Icons From Desktop To An Open Windows
I'm unable to drag and drop icons from desktop to an open window or open window to open window what happens is when i hold down the left mouse button to drag an icon from the desktop to an open window the cursor changes to a black circle with a diagonal line going through it
Drag Icons On Desktop - Won't Copy File / Explore
I have run windows XP after removing some nasties and the following hassles seem to occur: Can no longer: cut and paste; click and drag icons on desktop; it won't copy; can't file transfer; Int Explorer won't initiate; email (outlook) says I can't do the requested action (send/recieve); the network card isn;t recognised; the media files won't play; I can't send to e drive to burn files.; the security I have - Trend Micro - apears to load and then vanishes ...seems all I can do is read, open some programs and type...
No Task Bar, Start Button, Drag/drop, Paste Or Network?
i was prompted to restart my dell machine running windows xp pro at work this morning by mcafee. when i did so it started up with no task bar/start button. program icons were displayed, and programs would load when icons were clicked on. however i soon noticed that i could not cut and paste in illustrator. i cannot even cut and paste in any program, and cannot drag documents from one location to another.my network is no longer available either, including internet.
Unable To Move And Drag Or Drop Files / Copy Paste Wont Work?
I cannot move any of the desktop icons.I cannot drag and drop any files, but copy and paste works.I cannot mouse click in between different programs many times and often have to use Alt-Tab to get around windows.Since this has shown up, I reformatted and installed Windows at least 10 times. I've run numerous virus and spyware programs and found the system to be clean.
Drop Down Menus Won't Stay Open
I've searched everywhere I can but maybe I'm searching the wrong name but here is the problem. When in certain programs, particularly Photoshop but there are others, when I click on the Open selection then try and use a drop down menu to navigate to the correct location of the file I'm looking for, the menu just flashes then goes away.
Internet Explorer 6 Won't Load Pages And Hanging With White Screen?
When I start IE6 it just hangs on a white screen. I have SP2 and I've removed and reinstalled IE6 a couple of times but it doesn't help. When I launch IE it just hangs attempting to load my homepage (google) but I can press stop and access Options etc.. Firefox and all my other programs that access the internet are working fine but I need IE working too.I can't even access my router control panel via IE which makes me think this is a IE networking configuration problem. I've tried flushing dns but that didn't help.
Open Dialog Box In Applications / Drop-down Won't Stay Expanded
I have a fresh install of WinXP Pro, SP3. The dialog box opens up. The drop-down menu for choosing drives expands as expected for about 1 second, then closes back up. This happens no matter what. It just won't stay open/expanded. I must add, that clicking, My Computer, and using THAT drop-down to choose drives works fine. It's only in applications that this happens. I could swear I've seen this behavior before, but I can't place what it is or how to remedy it.
Major Crash & Reboot / Drag & Drop Files To CD Burner
Recently I retreived a bunch of my pictures off of our church computer.I burned them to disk with some Roxio program.I brought them to home computer and put them in the appropriate file with other pictures from same event.It was my intention to make one CD with all pictures from same event on it.I selected pictures, hit properties had quite a bit of hang time.I selected all pictures for burning.I told the burner what to do using the Win XP pro directions (wizard?) and walked away. DIdn't work, had a problem.Low on memory, so I rebooted. Came back and deleted a bunch of pics that had been archived.Selected pics again, but during the time it was transferring files to the CD (before the wizard) it put up a black screen with a bunch of information that flashed too quickly to read before it rebooted.
Can't Highlight Text & Then Copy
I am just recently having problems when I am on a webpage trying to highlight some text and then copy it somewhere else.My problem is: sometimes after placing my cursor near the text I am trying to highlight and then copy. it will not highlight at all. Or either it does highlight a bit then stops and will not continue to highlight the text so I am able to copy it.How can I fix this problem. I have never had this problem til just a couple of weeks ago.
Screen Resolution Won't Change But Screen Size Does
I just reformatted my computer a Dell, Inspiron 8100, Windows XP home edition. Screen resolution default is 1600X1200 Pixels. I like 1024X768. When I change the resolution to 1024X768 or any other setting available the screen just gets smaller. There is no change in "Screen Resolution.
I have installed all the updates and SP2. Auto-updates seems to be doing fine. I downloaded new NiNida drivers from Dell, etc. I've removed and reinstalled the video drivers several times.
Can't Seem To Drag Icon On Task Bar
I have Windows XP on my computer. I have a dictionary icon on my desktop. But I cant seem to drag that icon to the left side of my taskbar. When I drag it down it springs back up. How could i put it on my taskbar?
IE Can't Load Some Pages
I've created a new user account for my other half and it all works fine EXCEPT for the fact that any URL which doesn't end in '.htm' or '.html' won't load in IE6. also have the google toolbar and none of the buttons seem to do anything (but I think this is related to my first problem). On my own account, everything works perfectly. I've tried as much as I can without ANY success (checking for viruses, spyware, many settings etc.).
Computer Won't Boot: Bad Pool Call Error, Ps2 Keyboard Won't Work
When I try to boot my computer reaches the windows screen then restarts, and keeps repeating this. Sometimes it throws up a bad pool caller error and a bsod. It gives me a Stop code: 0xc2 (0x43, 0xc3af4000, 0x0, 0x0) Additionally my keyboard no longer works, at least during startup which is all I can access. True for both USB and ps2 keyboard. The numlock light can be turned on but that's about it. So I know the connection is working but the boards still don't work, which means I've been unable to get to safe mode or into bios settings.