1.    22 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 48
    windoows 10 Build 10166

    Solved...Removal of Quick access and DnD

    To anyone having this problem,

    I'm not sure when it started, but all of a sudden I discovered that I did not have the ability to Drag and Drop a file from File Explorer's right pane to the left pane. I get the circle with line through it indicating that I can't do that. I can drag and drop a file within the right pane but not to the left pane. To move a file, I could only copy or cut and paste.

    I wondered if some of the registry tweaks that I performed to clean up the Navigation Pane some days earlier might be causing the anomaly. I had followed Shawn's tutorials to remove Videos, Pictures and Music folders. I also removed HomeGroup and Quick Access. His instructions worked flawlessly.

    To see if any of those tweaks was causing the DnD problem, I systematically reversed each one, one at a time. Here is my finding.

    As soon as I restored Quick access my ability to Drag and Drop in File Explorer was restored! To verify my findings, I removed Quick access and lost my DnD again. Restored it a regained DnD again. I Hope this can help those who are having the DnD problem.

      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    22 Jul 2015 #2

    I do prefer the old Favourites over Quick Access.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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