Drag and Drop not working

  Krakker 08:27 20 Feb 2005
Locked

Has anybody had this problem?
I am running XPpro SP2 and have recently found that the 'drag and drop' facility is malfunctioning. If I drag a file from one folder and drop it into another, the file becomes unusable. It cannot be opened by any application, moved, copied, deleted or accessed in any way. An error message "Cannot delete/copy/move filename: access is denied". "Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use". None of these events are true. I have tried a system restore to the oldest restore point to no avail and run 'sfc /scannow. All other facilities, eg. 'copy and paste' work perfectly well. Is there a solution other than reinstalling Windows?
I'd be greatful for any advice

  alan227 11:34 20 Feb 2005

If you have a full copy of XP try a repair install.
click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

The Evil Within 2 review-in-progress

Adobe shows still-in-development tools, including automatically colourising black-and-white photos

iPhone X news: Release date, price, new features & specs

Comment transformer un iPhone en borne Wi-Fi ?