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I have my folder options set up so that I do not need to double click on an item to open it. However, I find that items are selected when I move over them swiftly. This is a problem when I want to save a file and inadvertently pass over another file name. It immediately gets selected.

Is there a way to delay this selection for, say, a second so that they are not selected so quickly?



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Why would things be selected when you mouse over them? Or are you using a trackpad? – Shinrai Dec 30 '10 at 20:04
I'm using a mouse. I guess I'm not clear enough. I have my folder options set so that when I hover over a file, an underline appears and I only need to single click to select the item. With this setting, the file is selected simply by hovering. However, I am finding that files are selected too quickly, so that if saving something for example, and I happen to pass over another file in that folder, the file name will change rather than staying with the original file name. I hope this is clear. – Xavierjazz Dec 30 '10 at 20:12
up vote 2 down vote accepted

IIRC the Tweakui powertoy from Microsoft includes an option to change the mouse hover time, it's available here

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+1. Thank you............. – Xavierjazz Dec 30 '10 at 21:25

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