Windows 10: Can't highlight text

Discus and support Can't highlight text in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Ever since a Windows 10 update a while back my mouse has not worked properly. I can't highlight text, or it highlights one word and jumps around.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Mark Whitt, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. Can't highlight text


    Ever since a Windows 10 update a while back my mouse has not worked properly. I can't highlight text, or it highlights one word and jumps around. I've tried updating the driver and no luck. What is going on?!!

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    Mark Whitt, Oct 30, 2019
    #1

  2. Text highlight not sticking - Post Anniversary Update Issue


    Immediately following the Anniversary Update, I have been experiencing issues with text highlighting.

    Left click text highlighting rarely 'sticks', or stays highlighted after releasing the left mouse button.

    Right click text highlighting doesn't highlight text at all.

    I have tried using another mouse (different manufacturer) - same issue.

    Does anyone have any suggestions, or has anyone experienced this issue?

    Thanks

    P.s. I've tried some basic troubleshooting such as searching for updated drivers, restarting system, using another mouse (as mentioned)
     
    rowlands111, Oct 30, 2019
    #2
  3. Cursor jumps while highlighting text and inserting text.

    While I'm typing in an email my cursor will jump while inserting text in the email. What can I do to prevent this from happening?

    Also, when I go to highlight an area, it jumps around and highlights the entire text, not just the area I wanted highlighted. Any suggestions?

    Thanks!
     
    EarlArmstrong1, Oct 30, 2019
    #3
  4. Arul_D Win User

    Can't highlight text

    No more "Search" on highlighted text?

    Hello,

    Welcome to the Microsoft Community.

    I’m sorry for the inconvenience caused. There is no option to search on the highlighted text in Microsoft Edge. I would suggest you to use Internet Explorer so that you can use the search option on the highlighted text.

    Hope it helps. Feel free to contact us for any further issue on Windows Operating System. We will be happy to help you.
     
    Arul_D, Oct 30, 2019
    #4
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