Desktop icons will not open on left click Tags: Configuration Desktop Icons Windows XP Last response: September 15, 2012 1:39 PM in Windows XP Share manfred9 September 4, 2012 2:04:26 PM Windows XP. Left click does not open desktop icons. Need to right clicki open and then right click open on the drop down box. More about : desktop icons open left click ksiemb September 15, 2012 1:39:04 PM manfred9 said:Windows XP. Left click does not open desktop icons. Need to right clicki open and then right click open on the drop down box. check mouse properties in control panel Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLeft click does not open desktop icons ForumDesktop icons does not respond to left click why? ForumDesktop icons dont click open in windows 7 ForumLeft clicking of XP desktop icons shows the Properties of the respective icons ForumHow to Remove virus - Asking to delete icons (when we left click ) to recyclebin? ForumIcons on my desktop don't open when I click ForumIcons on my desktop don\'t open when I click ForumLeft Click does not work on desktop icons why Forumwant desktop icons to " open " with double click . ForumLeft click on desktop icon sends icon to recycle bin ForumDesktop Icons double- click functionality gone ForumWhen i click on icons on desk top the pages wont open ForumDesktop program icons will not open when clicked ForumStart button, Taskbar and Desktop icons missing ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !