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Moving Photos Around Within A Folder


I have had windows 7 for only a week now after having vista for a few agonizing months. I was really happy with xp but i had to purchase a new computer that came with vista. After having so many problems i upgraded to 7. My wife and i take alot of pictures and the click and drag feature was really great for us. I spent a couple of hours on 7 trying to arrange pictures in the order that i want and had no success. Please bring back the click and drag. If i could figure out a way to put xp on this new computer , i would do that.

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Posted On: 2010-05-22 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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You'll need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder

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Posted On: 2010-04-13 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-11 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

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