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  1. diligent37

    diligent37 Thread Starter

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    (First Post) I have searched TSG with "Vista won't drag and drop" I have tried the right click on start button path to drag icons off that menu with no success. What next? and of course, please heeeelp :)
     
  2. pip22

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    First, disable UAC (User Account Control) like this:

    Control Panel >> User Accounts
    In the white pane, click "Turn User Account Control on or off"
    UNTICK "Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer"
    Click 'OK'

    Now right-click the Start orb and choose 'Properties'
    Under the "Start Menu" tab, click the "Customise" button.
    TICK the box where it says "Enable context menus and dragging and dropping"
    Click 'OK'

    Don't worry about having UAC disabled, many Vista users have had to disable it for a myriad different reasons, and provided you have a decent internet security package installed (and keep it up to date) you should have all the protection you need.
     
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    If none of that works, all I can suggest, in this order:

    1. System Restore to the oldest restore point that is available (you'll have to re-install any apps that you installed after that date).

    2. If System Restore still doesn't fix it, perform a factory recovery or Windows re-install after backing up all your user files first!
     
  4. diligent37

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    thanx for the response,
    the ez way didn't work. not ready to try the hard way yet.
     
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