Windows 10: Drag and Drtop Broken

Discus and support Drag and Drtop Broken in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; About a week or two ago, Windows 10 stopped letting me drag and drop. When I try, I get a red circle with a line through it when i drag a file or... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Thomas Burke (Tom), Dec 9, 2018.

  1. Drag and Drtop Broken

    About a week or two ago, Windows 10 stopped letting me drag and drop. When I try, I get a red circle with a line through it when i drag a file or folder over any drive on my computer. I can cut and paste without any problem, but drag and drop wont work. I have full administrator privileges for all drives and files on my computer. I have rebooted many times over this period and the problem persists. I have tried holding down the escape key as some have suggested and that does not help. I have also restarted explorer through Task Manager and that does not help. I have run Norton, Malwarebytes, and SuperAntiSpyware, and they found no problems. Is there any fix for this? It is really annoying.

    Thomas Burke (Tom), Dec 9, 2018
  2. Pipps Win User

    Is my graphics card broken?

    UPDATE: Please see here.

    I have a Sapphire HD 4830.

    When I boot into XP all is initially fine and I am able to see the desktop.

    However, when I click on the start bar and navigate a few steps, I receive an immediate white screen of death and a total irrecoverable lock-up.

    I am confused about what this could mean and I would be grateful for any suggestions on the best course of action to test and repair the problem.

    Does this sort of issue suggest that the graphics card is irretrievably broken?
    Pipps, Dec 9, 2018
  3. Yolvi Ell Win User
    Dragging apps to desktop for shortcuys

    Hi Lance,

    It's possible that some settings are preventing you from adding shortcuts to the desktop. We'd like to learn more about your concern so that we could provide the proper resolution. We just have a few questions for you:

    • Which build version of Windows 10 is on your computer? To check, click
      , type winver, and press Enter. For example, 14393.1066.
    • Does this happen when you try dragging all apps to the desktop, or just a specific app?
    • Are you using an administrator account?
    • Is your computer connected to a private domain?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    As an initial recommendation, we suggest following these steps as a workaround:

    • Right-click on any empty part of the desktop.
    • Click New > Shortcut.
    • Navigate to the folder location of the app you want and select it.
    • Click OK.

    We look forward to your response and the result of the initial troubleshooting.
    Yolvi Ell, Dec 9, 2018
  4. Thanatica Win User

    Drag and Drtop Broken

    Touchpad: Tap twice to drag

    Here's how it works standardly:

    1. Tap twice
    2. Hold down on the second tap
    3. Move around and you're dragging
    4. Release finger to stop dragging

    Here's what I like it to do:

    1. Tap twice
    2. Hold down on the second tap
    3. Move around and you're dragging
    4. Release finger
    5. Reposition finger and continue dragging by flicking the touchpad some more
    6. (repeat steps 4 & 5 as many times as desired)
    7. Release finger and perform one addditional tap to stop dragging

    That's what it used to be like in the Windows 7 era with most touchpads. Some people found it annoying and disabled it, but I welcomed it.

    I know dragging continues when your finger reaches the touchpad edges, but that I find greatly irritating because it looses all sense of precision. This mechanism is stupendously irritating when trying to pixel-precise drag a trackbar, or when doing some
    painting in photoshop on the go. Or just anything that requires precision.

    So I'd like to disable "drag continues at touchpad edge" and enable "require additional tap to stop dragging".

    So how can I do that?

    If not possible, then please consider this a feature request.
    Thanatica, Dec 9, 2018

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