Right Click of mouse will not open Application

  williamj 04 Aug 11

In Windows 7 Desktop when I right click an icon the timer keeps runing and the application fails to open. I can open the application if I double clik the left mouse button. Any suggestions please

  tullie 04 Aug 11

When you right click,you should get a list of options,it doesent open your programme.

  williamj 04 Aug 11

tullie, Thanks. No list of options is received in a drop down menu. The timer just keeps running constantly.

  northumbria61 04 Aug 11

Have a look to see if anything here link text

  northumbria61 04 Aug 11

It may sound a silly question but have you tried another mouse to see if the problem is the same?

  williamj 05 Aug 11

northumbria61, Unfortunately the problem is on a laptop so I cannot try another mouse. I have yet to try the link suggestions.

  buteman 05 Aug 11

Look in Control panel.Mouse,Buttons.And make sure switch primary and secondary buttons is not ticked.

  buteman 05 Aug 11

Or maybe try command prompt and type in ipconfig /flushdns and see if that helps.

It usually helps when pages open slowly.Worth a try.

  northumbria61 05 Aug 11

"Unfortunately the problem is on a laptop so I cannot try another mouse "

I don't understand that one - is your problem with the mouse "tracker pad" ? You must have USB ports to attach another mouse.

  williamj 08 Aug 11

Downloaded 'Shellexview' and used the disable function. Problem solved.


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