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I have recently bought Windows 8 PC. There is a strange issue that I am facing.

Whenever I right click the context menu is displayed on the bottom-left side.

Context menu being displayed on the bottom-left side

Even the menu in programs like IrfanView get displayed on bottom-left side.

IrfanView menu displayed on bottom-left side

But in case of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox it is displayed on the bottom-right side as usual.

Context menu on bottom-right side in case of Google Chrome

I can't find any setting for this one. How can this behavior be changed?

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You just have the wrong handedness in your Windows configuration.

Execute explorer shell:::{80F3F1D5-FECA-45F3-BC32-752C152E456E} from the run dialog (Win + R), go to "Other" tab and change the handedness.

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I have already accepted the answer but if you want to go via the GUI route then search for "tablet" in Charms and in "Settings" go to "Tablet PC Settings".

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In the "Other" tab select "Left Handed" for "Handedness".

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