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0answers
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Disable Drag (not drop) in the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane

I find myself occasionally grabbing some random folder and dropping it into some other random folder in the Windows Explorer navigation pane (the left hand pane with the folder list). The really big ...
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2answers
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Windows 8 - can't drag files from Explorer and drop on applications

In Windows 8 I find I can't drag files to applications like I've been able to do for as long as I can remember. Example: Drag MP3s to Winamp Drag folder full of music to Winamp Drag videos to VLC ...
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4answers
446 views

why doesn't explorer copy files when control-dragged?

In one of my systems, when I drag and drop a file it does not honor the pressing of the control key. That is, when dragging in the same drive, it always moves files and does not copy them. And when ...
1
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1answer
351 views

SFTP shortcut direct from desktop

I'm looking for an open-source application which would allow me to map a desktop shortcut to my webserver and allow file transfers in the same way as drag and drop in Windows Explorer. The connection ...
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5answers
919 views

Prevent drag-and-drop from Windows Explorer from freezing the window?

In some badly-implemented software (in my case, iPhoneBrowser and MP3Gain, but there are others) after dragging a file/folder from explorer into the program, the explorer window will become unusable ...
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4answers
4k views

How to drag and drop images from windows explorer to Excel?

When I drag and drop nothing happens, can you make it work?
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2answers
817 views

Explorer forgetting how to cut and paste files

My Windows XP (SP3) machine (at work) occasionally "forgets" how to cut-and-paste files in Explorer - if I cut or copy a file then go to paste it elsewhere, the "paste" and "paste shortcut" menu items ...