Windows 10: Mouse clicks to move files in File Explorer open files instead

Discus and support Mouse clicks to move files in File Explorer open files instead in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I tried searching for this issue but didn't see anything related in the first three pages of search results. This started about 10 days ago. When... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Lochkelly, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. Lochkelly Win User

    Mouse clicks to move files in File Explorer open files instead


    I tried searching for this issue but didn't see anything related in the first three pages of search results. This started about 10 days ago. When selecting files in File Explorer with my mouse, the files open as I try to drag them them to other folders. Very frustrating. I tried dialing down my mouse sensitivity but it has not helped. It's odd that it just started a few days ago when I have not made any changes to sensitivity of any input device before today. I am also using the same cordless optical mouse I have used with this laptop for years. Any ideas or suggestions? Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. Thanks, Lisa

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    Lochkelly, Jul 21, 2021
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  2. Corrupted file RAR

    If the archive has been created using WinRAR, why don't you try WinRAR itself? It has a built-in repair feature for repairing corrupted archive (ZIP as well as RAR). Follow the steps given below:
    • Open WinRAR application in your system.
    • Now click on File tab > Open or simply press Ctrl+O.
    • A small window "Find Archive" will pop up. Locate the corrupt RAR archive from your system directory and select it.
    • Now click Open button.
    • Click Tools tab > Repair archive or simply press Alt+R.
    • Again a small window "Repairing File name.rar" will pop up.
    • Now click Browse to select a location to save the repaired archive.
    • Check the box "Treat the corrupt archive as RAR" and click OK.
    • WinRAR will start repairing of corrupt RAR archive. Once it gets completed click Close.
    I hope the above steps will help you repair the corrupted RAR archive.

    Thanks.
     
    Lincoln Dunne, Jul 21, 2021
    #2
  3. mouse right click will not open my file explorer in taskbar

    Hello Carl,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    We regret the inconvenience caused to you. We will assist you to resolve this issue.

    • What happens when you left clicking?
    • When you say right click, do you actually mean left click?
    • Which all troubleshooting steps have you already tried to resolve this issue?

    Left clicking with mouse will open File explorer or any other programs. Whereas right click will give you context menu.

    I suggest you to right-click on the File Explorer
    on the task bar and select Unpin from Taskbar. Now in the search bar type
    File Explorer and right click on it and select Pin it to Taskbar
    and check if it helps.

    Let us know the status of the issue. We will be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Jul 21, 2021
    #3
  4. Ketxxx Win User

    Mouse clicks to move files in File Explorer open files instead

    opening .dds files with gimp

    Simply, HOW? I got the DDS plugin but the POS wont open DDS files still. Can someone give me a step-by-step rundown of how to install the DDS plugin for gimp so I know if I'm missing something?
     
    Ketxxx, Jul 21, 2021
    #4
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