I am using Windows XP working and with photographs. Having used the Wizard to download photos into a folder I am trying to select photos to delete using the CTRL key for non adjacent images but instead of deleting them I get copies the only way to get rid of multiple images is to delete them one at a time.
It's usually finger bounce, if you do each one slowly it is probably OK, but depending on how the mouse is setup. . Go to Edit select all, then using CTRL click the ones you don't want to delete then go to edit again and choose delete.
Thanks for your suggestions. I have tried both suggestions and I still get multiple copies. Is there any way of making a backup of the system restore points. I would like to see if turning them off has any effect and if not restore the points? Regards Mike
it doesnt take much to ease off the mouse and in fact you've dragged and dropped the selected files causing them to copy instead of stay selected for deleting. Maybe there is a way of getting a message to pop up saying copy files here or similar so you can at least be warned what is happening ;)
I have spoken to other people and tried other PCs and the same thing happens to them. It only happens when you hold the CTRL key down and select non contigeous images and if you select more than 4 images. Now I know I can avoid the action. Thanks for your help Mike
You really should start a new thread for this question, but try this first. Open Windows Explorer/Right click on your CD Drive/Properties/Recording Tab/ Check the Recordind on this drive is enabled in the tick box top left.
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