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Drag & drop lost completly

by ericajoan / February 5, 2010 10:14 AM PST

when i start up xp I have to use alt ctrl delete on the desktop
before i can get the cursor(pointer) to work
also no drag and drop on the computer at all
i can not start links from desk top have to copy link and paste into browser
Erica

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Malware?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 5, 2010 8:57 PM PST

What do you use to secure your system against viruses and other malware?

Often Explorer issues, (your Desktop is just an Explorer), can be traced back to bad Internet Explorer Add-ons, so if you are willing to lose all your IE Favorites, Login details, Cookies, and so on, you can remove all the IE Add-ons by opening IE, goto Tools > Internet Options, then the Advanced tab, and hit the Reset button.

If you do not wish to lose all that other information you can try disabling Add-ons to eliminate any bad ones.

How to Export IE Favorites.

Mark

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fixed
by ericajoan / April 2, 2010 11:38 AM PDT

replace keyboard and mouse I was using a wireless keyboard and found the drivers that were installed was for standard keyboard problem disappeared

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Glad you got it fixed
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 2, 2010 8:18 PM PDT
In reply to: fixed

and thanks for reporting back.

Keyboard huh? That wasn't a possibility I had thought of.

Good work.

Mark

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