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Right Clicking On Folders Freezes Pc


Whenever i right click on a folder or file or win 7 favorite the computer freezes. Explorer has to be closed and reopened for example.
 


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Clicking On Links

When i try to click on a link, it doesn't go anywhere. I especially have this problem when i'm on my emails. Also, when i go to pogo.com to play games, i cannot get into the room to play the game. It will show a yellow triangle w/an exclamation point in it and say error on page. I tried resetting internet explorer's settings and this did not help. I need to know why i'm having this problem and what can be done to fix this problem. It has only started happening since i bought a laptop with windows 7 on it.

Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 17 Replies .

Automatic Cursor Clicking

I've been using windows 7 for the past 2 months. You know how when you leave the cursor sitting on the screen over an item, the window will suddenly change (it's as if you clicked on the item, but you did not - you just left the cursor there). Can someone please tell me if this feature can be turned off? I prefer to click when i click, like the older versions of windows. Does anyone know what this new feature is called? I do not like it. It does not work for me.

Posted On: 2010-04-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Problem Clicking On Desktop And Taskbar

I have a new sony vaio laptop (about 2 weeks old) with windows 7, which has been working fine up to now. Since yesterday, when i start up, i have a cursor which i can move about the screen, but when i click (r or l) on an icon nothing happens. It's the same whether i use the mouse, tap the touchpad or click the touchpad buttons. If i open the start menu using the key, when i click on any item the menu closes down.

I can navigate with the arrows to restart. 1 out of 6 starts this morning has got me working again. I downloaded all the latest window 7 updates this morning but it took a few restarts to be working again after the installation. Have any of you good people got a clue what's going on, or do i need to get out my guarantee?


Posted On: 2010-08-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Mouse Clicking Not Functioning Properly

My right and left mouse click are not working properly. They both bring up the same (i don't know the term, but when you left click it gives you options like copy etc. ) That. Web searches, when you click on a link double click doesn't work you have to select "open window" to get the page to open up. Curser moves but then when you click to put it at a certain spot, the normal "left click options" opens. Then it will not go away? If you use the arrow keys it just scrolls around on the left click options, undo, cut, copy, paste, etc. You have to start typing to get it to go away?

Windows, left clicking in windows does nothing, doesn't bring up the options at all? I do not have my mouse controls swapped i checked under control panel and it says it is set as right dominate. Does anyone know what is causing this? It just started about 5 hours ago and is driving me nuts.


Posted On: 2010-08-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Problem When Clicking Links From Outlook Emails

This causes ie to stop running and also causes the icons on my screen to become locked. The message error reads as follows:

Description: a problem caused this program to stop interacting with windows.
Problem signature:
Problem event name:
Apphangb1
Application name:
Iexplore.exe

Application version:
8. 0. 7600. 16385

Application timestamp:
4a5bc69e

Hang signature:
9b45

Hang type:
6144

Os version:
6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 768. 3

Locale id:
1033

Additional hang signature 1:
9b457aaa5ed9b149f69e3f5f33102675

Additional hang signature 2:
2aa6

Additional hang signature 3:
2aa679a78742b9947f2cef84cb5c9f4c

Additional hang signature 4:
9b45

Additional hang signature 5:
9b457aaa5ed9b149f69e3f5f33102675

Additional hang signature 6:
2aa6

Additional hang signature 7:
2aa679a78742b9947f2cef84cb5c9f4c


Posted On: 2010-04-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie7 Closes When Clicking A List Box

Ie 7 closes when a specific list box on a page is clicked. This does not happen for any other list box and only happens on certain machines. The shop runs xp pro sp2 and uses ie 7 across the board. The same users can log onto a different machine and click the same list box (or any list box for that matter) and the problem does not persist on that machine. Security settings have been set to medium-low on the machines with the issue so this doesn't seem to be the issue. Is there a setting or other ap that could be causing this issue for these three machines?

Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pink Lines While Left Clicking And Deagging

I am running windows 7 64 bit . As long as i remember i didn't do anything foolish in the hardware or something but i have this trouble. When i click the left mouse button and hold it while clicking and then drag here and there i get pink lines that are killing me and making me unable to use one software.

Posted On: 2012-06-25 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Rearranging Folders And Sub-folders

Rearranging folders in folders. How to? Need it badly.

Posted On: 2010-03-01 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Clicking On Favorites Button In Ie Displays Empty Favorites

Unable to add or organize favorites in ie8. Receive error message that c:/users/opa/documents/favorites/favorites refers to a location that is unavailable. The location does exist on my drive. Clicking on favorites button in ie displays empty favorites sub-screen.

Posted On: 2009-12-13 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Cannot Access To Some Folders

1st. I login as administrator user and didn't make any permissions on  these folders also didn't install any folder lock apps. When i try to open some folders i got an alert message " access denied " the folders size is zero but i know there are a big files inside i put it before.

Also when i go to security tab. I see another alert mean, you don't have any permission to change the effective security on this folder. Also i can't change folder name or delete it can't change ownership for this folders can't modify security permissions via acl. I know it's a complicate but i hope to solve it asap. Os : xp pro, 7


Posted On: 2010-03-02 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Files And Folders

I installed window 7 last october. Running windows 7 home premium. Really love it. Recently, i went to access some old saved email messages i have saved in a folder, in my documents. When i go to open up (any) file that is a . Eml file from my documents, an outlook 'new message' window opens with a shortcut link at the top of my new message of that file. I click to open it and nothing happens. I try right-clicking the file within my documents folder using 'open with. ' and a window opens with the only option to select or recommended programs is internet explorer.

I tried using this option and the same occurs, outlook new message opens up with the icon shortcut. I try right-clicking /open with/ and browse and ( this is where i think i went wrong!) I browse and select microsoft office/office12/and select the outlook icon for the outlook application, click save. Then the window of 'open with' choose the program you want to use to open this file: and i select microsoft office outlook, the 'ok" with the same result - - - an new outlook message with the shortcut appears and i am back in that same loop with a file i cannot open.

I only have hundred of these . Eml files that i now cannot access. Please someone help me with the solution to what (i am sure) is an easy, but unknown resolution to my issue!


Posted On: 2010-06-20 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Getting Access To Folders

I recently upgraded to windows 7 ultimate and i am running into problems. I had to remove my blackberry desktop program and reinstall it. Upon reinstall i get an error 1303 that i need administrator right to the file folder that i am extracting files to.

I not sure why, as the administrator on my laptop, i have to give myself admin right again but i did. I still cannot download the files. I logged into the administrator profile and i am still having the same issue. I cannot get full access of certain folders that i had access to in vista and i need to understand how to fix.


Posted On: 2010-05-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Create Folders

I am running windows 7 on a brand new lenovo lap top. It is a new environment all around. I found one glitch in the windows explorer application. I created a sub-directory in the documents library and named it michigan. The whole path is c:usersmikemcbdocumentscustomersmichigan. I have done the same for folder for indiana, illinois, and kentucky etc. Etc. With no issues. But the one i created and named michigan (not the first one i created either) i cannot add sub-directories to it, or when i try to copy and paste a sub-directory, the files go in but not the directory.

Across the top of the all the other directories there is an option for "new folder" but not in the one i named michigan. I don’t want to delete and rename the file as i have a spreadsheet that has many hyperlinks pointing to many word documents in the michigan folder. I can do all of this with success from the command line (dos prompt) but when i go back to windows explorer, the new directories/files do not appear there. Have you seen this before? Is there a fix?


Posted On: 2010-05-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Mcx1 Folders

On my w7 pro box i have several folders such as these.

Users/mcx1-mycomputername
Users/mcx1-mycomputername. Mycomputername

As i understand they have to do with windows media center extensions. I did have to reinstall the xbox360 extender a couple of times and i am thinking this is where the multiple folders came from. I would rather not have all these extraneous folders clogging up my drive but simply deleting them does not work. I get an error message that they are all in use. Can someone please tell me how to clear this up so that i only have the folders actually required to use wmc?


Posted On: 2010-02-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Customization Of Folders

I have a rather random bit of an annoying bug that only shows up sporadically. At times, after i've gone and set up the folders and file icons to display the way that i want, and "apply to all folders, " they will decide to set back to the default view, with no input on my part nor any other active running program. Even more baffling is the fact that it doesn't always apply to the same folders, sometimes folders within folders will still be in the view mode that i had applied, while other folders within the same folder will have set back to default. Granted, it's a small-ish bug, but for me, it's annoying none-the-less as this is the only actual issue i've had with windows 7 in almost a years time of use.

Posted On: 2010-05-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Offline Folders

I have a general question having to do with offline folders. If you have offline folders and say someone then on the server moves some files into a subfolder. When you resync back up how is that handled? Are the files deleted and the copied on your offline folder cache or are they moved? And what happens if you happened to make a change to a file, but it's been moved on the server? I've been looking, but can't find any documentation as to what happens when. Can somebody please help me out?

Posted On: 2010-05-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Deleting Old Folders

I need to delete some old windows folders after switching my drives around. When i used "disk cleanup" i was able to get rid of one old installation, but i had another that i had previously partially deleted manually file by file. It left a bunch of empty folders that i am unable to change the attributes from "read only" even though i am the administrator and the only user on my computer.

When i try to delete them they say i need permission from system to delete them, well how do i get that permission? I am at wits end on this and short of backing up the drive and reformatting then doing a selective restore i don't know what else to do and if it wasn't a nearly full terrabyte drive i would do just that.


Posted On: 2010-06-17 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Folders Are Read Only

I am currently working on a musical project which has a severe deadline and many people are counting on me to complete this. My career is in the balance at this very moment! I recently purchased windows 7 and am trying to continue my work using ableton live 7. Windows 7 will not let me use my vst instruments as ableton needs a writable directory for them and, no matter what i do, (i have tried unticking "read only"

- To find it resets automatically, i have used the cmd prompts, i have checked all permissions, i am logged in as administrator, i have tried running in safe mode. ) It still says that the directory i am trying to use is "read only".

If i cannot complete this project, my reputation is utterly ruined and i am going to lose all the good will which i have built up over the past year. Essentially, due to this problem with windows 7, my career is finished. Please can you provide with a solution as this is extremely urgent!


Posted On: 2010-05-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Public Folders

I have windows 7 and a few days ago had a problem with not being able to exit a program. When all else failed, i simply did a soft shut-down from the start menu. When i turned it on again, all my files were missing. I thought i had lost everything but when i restarted, everything came back. I'm suspecting that the system started up and somehow i was in the public folder 'profile'? How did i get there? And how to set up a profile for someone to view only public folders on my desktop?

Posted On: 2010-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Synchronizing Folders

Upgraded from xp to windows 7 and imported from outlook express to windows mail. Now i have the windows mail folder structure mirroring the folder structure of outlook express (it is a little scrambled). But i have also a folder that is called imported folder which has the entire folder structure duplicated in it.

I can't simply delete that folder as i realized the duplication only later and saved e-mails into both folder structures. Not only that but also my old sent messages have not been properly transferred and my old messages are still in the old folder. What can i do to synchronize these two structures, transfer my old sent messages to ultimately delete the duplication to avoid further confusion?


Posted On: 2010-03-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Folders Are Not Visible

I am using windows 7 64 bit edition. I was not having any problem with windows 7. But today, when i open my drives, there is no folder in any drive except in c drive where my window is installed. In every drive, there is some used space wich shows that folders are there but they are not visible. When i put complete path of file in run dialog box, files become visible and working. But still i am not able to open files through my computer or windows explorer.

Then i created a new folder, it is visible and working correctly . Only old folders are not visible in any drive. I am quiet sure that there is no virus. These folders contain my important data. I also did checkdisk and defragmentation. But still the problem remains same. Please help me to resolve this problem.


Posted On: 2010-03-12 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Fake Folders

I had to get some data off a drive from a crashed system. I added it to my system as a 2nd drive so i could copy things off it. I wasn't sure if there was anything in shared documents that needed to be copied so i tried to look. For one thing there i see at least 4 places to look: e:docs&settings all users, e:docs&settings public, e:users all users, e:users public. In all of these i find my own public files. Do you remember the commercial where a dummy keeps messing things up but all the while happily saying "i'm helping!"? Clearly w7 is "helping" and showing all public docs throughout the system under these paths.

I only see my own public docs so i'm assuming there were no public docs on the other drive, e:. What if there were? Where would i find them? How would i sort them out from my own public docs that are on c:. Or better still, how do i look at this drive as just a drive and what's really there and none of this &$*#* aggregating and "helping" and phantom folders etc?


Posted On: 2010-03-01 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Always Available Offline Not Available For Network Folders

I have a netgear stora nas. All is well with my network access to the device, but windows 7 will not index any of the folders. Right clicking on the folder does not give me the "always available offline" option. All help topics say that i need to have the folders available offline in order to do the indexing.

Posted On: 2010-03-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Infinite Documents Folders

I have what seems like an infinite chain of documents folders, one inside of another. Forever. And ever. I've deleted probably a hundred of them. Where did they come from and why can't i delete all of them at once? Had this problem in vista but the folders weren't infinite, they just existed and wouldn't let me open them. Now that i have 7 they have become infinite. Can anyone help me?

Because my friend tried working on it and he named the files he moved them to "stuff you need to sort and delete" and "needs to die. " He also did it because it annoyed him severely.

I have tried deleting the top most folder, but i get a "source path too long" error message. "The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file system. Try moving to a location which has a shorter path name, or try renaming to shorter name(s) before attempting this operation. "

I don't really understand why or how they got created, or what's in the last one (if there is one!). How can i just delete all of them? Forever?


Posted On: 2009-10-30 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Cannot Navigate Folders In Mce

When viewing my video library in media center/videos, media center stalls as though it is searching for content (large circular cursor in center of screen), indefinitely. This is extremely frustrating when trying to select a video to watch. Partial fix is to shutdown media center and restart but this only allows media center to view 1 or 2 folders before media center goes into what seems like an endless loop, searching for content, even though the folders contain several files and on occasions have been successfully navigated.

I have waited several hours for media center to resume normal operation with no success. I have rebooted windows to no avail and tried running sfc /scannow. I have also seen similar behavior in 'windows explorer' on another machine but that problem did not survive a reboot. There is nothing in event viewer, no error or warning messages other than network related problems with another machine on my home network. I only have microsoft essentials, winamp, additional codecs and leadtek winfast pvr2 installed. No other software installed other than windows updates.

Power settings: performance has anyone experienced this problem and does anyone know the possible cause/fix for this problemny help would be greatly appreciated. Regards andy m intel i7 920 asus p6t deluxe - oc palm corsair dominator - 3gb asus/ati hd4870 - 2 cards - crossfire mode windows 7 ultimate 32bit


Posted On: 2010-06-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Opening Folders Bug

I notice this: you double click on a folder in explorer and it opens to reveal other folders, no problem. Now have you noticed that when you keep clicking on folders that the clicked folder which is showing in the open dialog window jumps all the way to the bottom so that now you have to first scroll that selected folder all the way up just to see the sub folders contained inside of it.
 
This is very very annoying. I don't want that every time i click on a sub folder it goes all the
Way down to the bottom of the open dialog box, it should stay where it is, but no, instead it
Falls all the way down to the bottom and each time i open a sub folder i have keep scrolling the
Sub folder list up, this is a pain in the buttocks and i consider it to be a bug.


Posted On: 2010-04-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Folders Opening But Not Visible

Ive got issues with windows 7 that are progressively getting worse. It began with live messenger, affects mozilla and has now affected opening general folders.

When i attempt to open a folder, it appears as an icon in the taskbar, and when i click to view it, it expands onto the screen, but keeps moving to the right of the screen and off the side, meaning i cannot view it. The folder/program are always active at the time, because when i have multiples open (eg watching movies in mozilla pages) i can see the thumbnail changing. I managed to rid the mozilla problem by completely reinstalling it, but no luck with msn, and now i cant even open my-computer. Ideas?


Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

User Folders On Desktop

I just installed win 7, did all the critical updates that came up (about 22 already), created user accounts, then in one of the "restricted" accounts i created a folder on the desktop where i copied some files from the old drive. Thing is, i turned the computer off last night, turned it back on this morning, got into that user, and the folder is gone! The search thingy cannot locate any of the files that i put there, like it was a totally clean install. Any suggestions?

Posted On: 2010-03-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Files And Folders Disappeared

I was organizing a file that i had hundreds of mods for a game. Everything was organized and orderly. All zipped and placed. So now i clicked on the file that had the version number 1. 4 i had all the files under. I selected properties, hidden, read only was already checked and then i selected apply ( i thought that this would show all hidden files). Then i clicked apply.

The computer went through all of those files as the green line smoothly showed the progress of the computer and they all disappeared. Gone just like that. I tried to go back , i tried to restore previous version of the file, but there are no more mod files they are all gone. Please tell me that they were not deleted. They were not in the recycle bin. In in some archive and can be restored?


Posted On: 2010-02-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .