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Right Click Doesn't Work

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Sealevelram, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. Sealevelram

    Sealevelram Thread Starter

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    I have a Dell running XP.
    Recently had a problem and had to reinstall XP. Now the right button on my mouse will not work correctly.
    When I right click on a folder, it tries to install some program (it varies), and then gives an error notice, and then closes the window.
    So I can't use the right button at all.
    Any answers will be appreciated.
    Thanks.
     
  2. raybro

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    Open the Control Panel (Start>Run Type control and OK). Now double click Mouse which will open the Mouse Properties window. Click the Buttons tab and set the right button to "Secondary".
     
  3. Sealevelram

    Sealevelram Thread Starter

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    I tried this first. Didn't change anything.
    The right click works on most things. But when i right click on some folders (the first ones in a window) it eventually gives the message "Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and has to close. Do you want to send a message to MS, etc.,etc.". Then the window closes.
    I have used a different mouse. No change. Changed folder options. No change.
     
  4. raybro

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    Have you tried updating your driver?
     
  5. Sealevelram

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    Yes, I have run the update.
     
  6. raybro

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    Fresh out of ideas. If I think of anything else, I'll post back.
     
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