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Anonymous
February 5, 2005 1:31:01 AM

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For some reason my comp wont let me drag any files or folders. I tried the
support feature for XP but no help. Does anyone know why I can't drag
anything. I cant even drag my desktop icons to move them. It's irritating.
Please Help Someone.

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February 5, 2005 7:10:33 AM

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In news:8C5FDA99-AD38-4AAE-803F-B950F0B77489@microsoft.com,
doscal <doscal@discussions.microsoft.com> had this to say:


> For some reason my comp wont let me drag any files or folders. I
> tried the support feature for XP but no help. Does anyone know why I
> can't drag anything. I cant even drag my desktop icons to move them.
> It's irritating. Please Help Someone.

Could you take a look here:

http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?pid=779&fid=5242

That might be the answer you're looking for. If it doesn't work than let us
know and we'll see what we're able to do to help you further.

Galen
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the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am
in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial
stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for
mental exaltation." -- Sherlock Holmes
February 5, 2005 4:03:10 PM

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If you click on Start, Settings, Taskbar and start Menu, then click the
Start Menu tab, then the Customize button. Click Advanced tab, scroll down
and ensure 'Enable Dragging and Dropping ' is checked.

If you are using the Classic Start Menu, click the customize button, scroll
down and make sure 'Enable Dragging and Dropping' is checked.
mark
"doscal" <doscal@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8C5FDA99-AD38-4AAE-803F-B950F0B77489@microsoft.com...
> For some reason my comp wont let me drag any files or folders. I tried
> the
> support feature for XP but no help. Does anyone know why I can't drag
> anything. I cant even drag my desktop icons to move them. It's
> irritating.
> Please Help Someone.
Anonymous
February 5, 2005 10:56:31 PM

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doscal wrote:

>For some reason my comp wont let me drag any files or folders. I tried the
>support feature for XP but no help. Does anyone know why I can't drag
>anything.

Go to Start and right click it, take Properties, click Customise. On
the Advanced page, in the panel, check 'Enable dragging and dropping'
and OK, click Apply then OK at the outer level


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