"Drag and Drop" photos on Win 7

Is there a way to manually arrange photos within a folder on Windows 7? We used to be able to "drag and drop" a photo into place but that doesn't seem to be working on the new OS.

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Tell us more.

You say this doesn't work in Windows 7, but why not. The feature of 'drag and drop' is still available in this new OS and I use it all the time.

Do you see any error messages when you try?

There is a big difference between the Windows XP and the Win 7 file management. Folders like Documents and Settings, and personal folders like My Documents, My Music, etc, have effectively disappeared in Win 7, to be replaced by User folders, and Documents, Music, and so on.

However, there are "Junction Point" folders that use the older OS names. These were introduced for legacy purposes for older software that still required Documents and Settings, and My Documents and so on. These Junction points are shortcuts only, and users get caught out when trying to move files into them when they get an Access Denied message.

Perhaps that is what you are seeing?


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still nothing

I upload photos into my photos library and when I try to drag and drop them into a different order then just shoot back to their original position. There is no error message or message of any kind.

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Re: photo library

What program do you use to manage your photo library? How do you "upload"?

Compare with a music library. Some people use iTunes, other people use Windows Media Player. Those are different.


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Drag and drop, to which folder?

And where is this Photo Library?

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Google Picasso

Thanks for all the help but I am now using Googles' Picasso for my photos and that seems to be solving all my issues

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No. It looks to be gone.

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