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  1.    08 Nov 2015 #21
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    apologize, new here. where is this fix you posted? thanks, Dave
    Quote Originally Posted by Bazz View Post
    You could install the reg fix for move to that I posted that will work. Sorry I can't be of more help at the moment.
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  2.    09 Nov 2015 #22
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    San Francisco, California USA
    Posts : 1,014
    Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10, Linux, Android, FreeBSD Unix

    I fixed this by hitting the Escape key while dragging.
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  3.    19 Dec 2015 #23
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2

    Right click on desktop, select View, tick Auto Arrange Icons. That should restore your drag and drop functionality in W10.
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  4.    19 Dec 2015 #24
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    Posts : 2

    Quick fix for this problem

    Right click on desktop, select View, tick Auto Arrange Icons. That should restore your drag and drop functionality in W10.
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  5.    13 Jun 2016 #25
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    i fixed mine by holding down Ctrl and clicking Esc

    its like a quick key to open start menu, after that its fixed
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  6.    03 Jul 2016 #26
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 1

    [QUOTE=dnial387;324549]i just cant drag things from the desktop to any folders i have to cut and past it....
    I had the problem for a long time, often it is when you upgrade windows because microsoft are pathetic and have to change a shed load of settings when they make updates so they often cause issues.
    also it could be your mouse I did a troubleshoot in my device settings in control panel and it told me 'device not working properly' so I plugged in an old one and it allowed me to do everything move icons select text and move your tabs in the browser which it stops your ability to do when you can't do the simple things that make life easier
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  7.    14 Aug 2016 #27
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 1
    win 10 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by selectdave View Post
    Same here, ever since I switched to Windows 10 on my laptop, I cannot drag anything, anywhere, but on my desktop, I can ! ????????
    i had the same issue no dragging plus explorer crashing and slow to no right click.
    tried everything: shell view disabling contexi menu
    registry tweaking
    was thinking to use voodoo....
    started uninstalling various software with revo
    all no fix. till....
    i updated fences to ver 3 3 days ago after having ver 2, so went to win uninstall to remove, windows replied "not installed"
    went to revo and did a forced uninstall, restarted and reinstalled fences 3 and presto! drag, right click and no crashing.
    so if you use any desktop integrated additions check if the installation is not corrupt
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