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Mouse button problems: hardware or software?

I have been having a problem that seems to defy my usual notion that a computer problem must be either a hardware problem or a software problem. Specifically, when graphical demands on my computer are ...
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Creating a File with no extension with right click on Windows 10

I've been trying to create a blank file type with right click. I managed to create HTML, CSS, JS and PHP extension files using the SHELL NEW process but i can't seem to do that with an entirely blank ...
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Contextual menus and right click with MacOS

iMac 21.5 inch Mid 2011, macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra. Until recently, I was able to invoke contextual menus by using a right click with my wireless mouse. That no longer functions. The control-right ...
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Can't Right Click in Citrix Receiver on MacOS Macbook

I'm using Citrix Receiver on my macbook which has MacOS Catalina. I cannot seem to right click on my Windows desktop that I'm remoted into. I have tried everything! I've enabled right click on my ...
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When I hold Right a Click AND Left Click, it goes back a page

When I click left click and right click at the same time, it goes back a page. It also happens when I spam right click sometimes. It doesn’t matter if the cursor is on the top half or the bottom half ...
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How to replace “right click” by using modifier key + left click in windows 10?

I'm using Windows 10 and use the iPad as my graphic tablet. I connect them via WiFi using the 'duet display' app. The problem is that the apple pencil only has 1 button. So to do right-click in ...
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Disable touchpad right click physical button

When I click on my touchpad's bottom right it acts like a right click. I would like to make it act like a left click. So both "physical" buttons act like left click. There is an option on ...
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Right Click to Image Causes refresh on explorer

I'm using Windows 10. I've formatted and reinstalled Windows 10. When I do right click to a png or jpg file, explorer.exe refreshes itself. But other file types doesn't cause that situation. I don't ...
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Right click main context menu. How to create New Text Document just by right clicking on anywhere on windows explorer (Notepad)?

Here's the link to the same question here on this site. I'm dreaming of Right click > New Text Document (Notepad) But it seems no one willing to answer this. As this would be very helpful for ...
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Adding option “convert to pdf” to right click?

I am using windows 7 As shown in attached snapshot,When i right click on any file,a menu/drop down opens. Which does not contain option "convert to pdf" How can i add this option to right click menu?
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Where does “send to” “Mail recipient” in Windows 10 file menu temporarily save files?

I had learned many years ago that you could quickly shrink the size of multiple photos all at once by selecting them all in a Windows explorer window, right-clicking, and choosing send to > mail ...
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Prevent unwanted back to previous page with a mouse right click with Firefox

when clicking on the right mouse button in a page, we've got this contextual popup: But if you move to the right a little to reach immediately the ⬅ icon then you go back to the previous page, even ...
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Extra large icons in Windows 7

in Windows 7, we know that in right click option "View" we have some options, one of the is "Extra large icons". Is it possible to to view icons larger when we choose "Extra ...
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Cant Right Click ANYWHERE all of a sudden?

Suddenly I cannot right click anywhere on my Manjaro Linux system. I think VirtualBox might have something to do with this, but I am not even 50% on that. I can't right click my Desktop, within ...
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Windows 10 add back button to right-click in explorer

Similar to what you find in a browser, I would like to add the Navigate back option to my right click menu in File Explorer (Not Inet Explorer). This article shows how to disable or delete the ...
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Unable to right-click my Windows icon on the taskbar

For some reason I'm no longer able to right-click my Windows icon. Normally I would use it as a shortcut to quickly Shutdown or Restart my computer, but now it requires two extra clicks. All other ...
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How to add submenus to Windows (7 and above) right click dropdowns

I want to know how to modify the registry so that I can group menu-items in the dropdown menu (right-clicking from file in the explorer) and put those menu-items in submenus. The picture illustrates ...
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Right clicks restarts desktop

When I try to right-click on icons on desktop or folders and files in explorer, it seems like Windows Explorer restarts. No menu is opened, all the currently open programs close and it's like the ...
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How to execute two commands in the Windows registry from the right click context menu

I am trying to control Windows Update from the right click context menu. I have registry keys that add and/or remove values in the registry that accomplish this. I can successfully execute a single ...
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How to create a Jump list for any program?

To explain further, check this image first that show the context menu when right-clicking an app in the taskbar: You can see a list of tasks that will be called immediately after launching the app. ...
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Chrome method to create URL from selected text

hi I am looking for a way, using Chrome, to jump to a URL based on the text that is selected. e.g: I select some text from a web page with mouse (e.g. the word "item") I then want to go to a ...
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Windows 10 Right click issue

My windows OS build is 1809 and recently i have noticed that after right clicking and hovering over to New option freezes the menu or gives a lag to show available option.This started happen after I ...
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What is the point of right-click > Refresh on Windows desktop?

I have always wondered why you can do right-click > Refresh. It never seems to do anything. For a millisecond the icons disappear on the desktop and everything else does nothing. Why does windows have ...
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How to disable right-click to paste in PowerShell?

How can I disable right-click to paste in PowerShell? From other programs I have a habit of right-clicking for context menu, and depending on the contents of the clipboard, in PowerShell this can be ...
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How do I inspect an element when a page has a custom context menu?

I am trying to inspect elements on a file management script which I bought, the script uses custom context menu all over the site thanks for any help. PS: the page content is really huge so i can't ...
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“View” right click context menu entry is missing in all directories, except for those optimized as “Pictures”, “Videos”, or “Music”

Is this normal? I have never noticed this before. For context, I have recently been doing things a little differently with the way I organize my directories. I've been making use of Windows' "folder ...
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Mimic right-click-key found on T420 keyboard

Background I used to have an old Thinkpad (T420?). The keyboard had a right click key on the keyboard, shown below. It was pretty convenient. I could open a folder, scroll down through the files in ...
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Mouse scrolling in Windows Terminal

I'm not actually sure whether this is the expected behavior or a bug of some sort. In the standard terminal in Windows 10 (cmd.exe), I can scroll using the mouse scroll wheel only when a subprocess ...
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Windows 10 Desktop Context Menu Won't Open

When my PC first starts up, I am able to select and open anything on my desktop. However, when I right click on my desktop, my mouse becomes the loading circle, and the context menu never appears. I ...
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how to right click a window title bar from a surface 3 tablet?

how do I right click the title bar for a window on a surface 3 tablet? There's no mouse, but there is a keyboard with mousepad.
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Mouse right clicking really fast by itself

Hi i have a Razer Deathadder and i have been experiencing problems that render it impossible for me to use my computer unless i restart. I have been playing Fortnite and in the middle of a game my ...
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How can I add Shift+Right-Click SendTo items in Windows 7?

Unlike Windows XP, in Windows 7 appear more items in Send to menu when you press Shift before right click. You can easily add shortcuts to simple right click copying them to %AppData%\Microsoft\...
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Disable two-finger click for right click, but keep two-finger tap

Symptoms: Go into TouchPad settings and disable "Press the lower right corner of the touchpad to right click" Also disable "Tap with two fingers to right click" Then--while holding your tracking ...
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How to add options to mouse-right-click menu in PowerShell forms

I have a basic PowerShell form with a textbox. When I right-click on the textbox, a standard menu appears with Copy, Cut, Paste, etc... My goal is to add a "clear log" option, that clears current ...
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Tab history missing when right-clicking back button in firefox 56.0b6 (64bit)

Up until recently I was able to right-click the back button in Firefox. This opened a menu of previous pages you were on in this browser tab. It was very useful because you didn't have to press back ...
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OSX: Right-Click without selecting current word

Whenever I make a Right-Click (I use Trackpad) the word underneath gets selected and I see menu items related to selection, such as Copy, Lookup, etc. This looks to be universal in all OSX apps, at ...
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Excel Right Click Cell, Open File Path, Create Hyperlink

I need to create hyperlinks to words in individual cells. Is there anyway I can right click on the cell and that directly opens "My Documents" folder and the file I click on creates a hyperlinks?
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Concatenate text files using right click and batch file

I've added a Batch file to the right click "send to" menu which opens a command prompt in the current directory. The command to concatenate all of the .txt files in that folder and any sub folders ...
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Right click menu does not display in Firefox

I'm running Firefox 51.0 (64-bit) on Debian GNU/Linux 8.7 (jessie). The right click menu does not display when I right-click the page. This was happening before, stopped after I did an apt-get ...
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How to get a normal context menu on webpages that use custom context menus?

How do I get a normal context menu on a webpage that uses custom context menu(s)? For example, Gmail uses custom context menus: If I want to get a regular browser/system right-click menu, how would ...
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Mouse stops working correctly after windows 10 pc goes to screensaver

When ever I leave my PC alone long enough for it to go to screensaver and log back in, my mouse no longer right-clicks, and when I try to left-click to open a window, it brings up multiple copies of ...
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Enable 'Open With' for more than one file

I try to open more than one picture to photoshop but there is no option for 'Open With' as it does for one picture (jpg). I found several options on the internet such this and this, and some more ...
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Windows 10 File Explorer Crashes on Right-Click

This issue has been bothering me ever since my mom turned off my computer a few days ago and I turned it back on the next day to do some work. Right-clicking on any file or folder in Windows Explorer ...
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How to disable “Opening these files might be harmful to your computer” warning popup in AppData sub folders?

On Windows 10 with latest updates, I have a ZIP file in an AppData\LocalLow sub-folder: C:\Users\\AppData\LocalLow\Test\test.zip. From Windows File Explorer, whenever I right click on this zip ...
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Windows explorer right click crash

Whenever i try to right click anywhere on windows explorer it stops responding. OS - Windows vista Thanks for any help! EDIT - Only crashes when i right click on a file, not empty space.
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How to open link in new tab without right-clicking?

Is there any way of opening a web link to a new tab without having to use the right-click function? I use Firefox.
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right-click on touchpad not showing menu

Laptop - Acer aspire ES 15 - MODEL- ES1-521-62EC - WINS 10 Hi, i cannot right-click on any link to open in a new tab. it just opens the link instead of showing a menu with options. This is a new ...
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Keyboard missing right click on Windows

If you look at a Windows keyboard, there is a key to the right of Windows Key and to the left of Control key. It simulates a mouse right click on Windows. I recently purchased a wireless keyboard ...
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Right click on infected file in Windows 10

I've right-clicked on a very-likely infected .jpg file in Windows 10. I did it for running a virus scan with Avira (in the context-menu), and later I deleted it. Only after I realized that when a ...
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Windows 10: Start menu right-click is broken

I clean installed Windows 10 Pro today and upgraded to Education edition(because that's the licence I had). However, after a while of installing a few programs I need, something happened to the start ...