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Dell laptop - left click works as right click, even after reformatting

Q: Dell laptop - left click works as right click, even after reformatting

Dell Latitude - XPsp3

This is a problem with the built in mouse pad. I left click something like the desktop and the options menu comes up as though it was a right click. It's not a software setting, as I've checked them all, and I've reinstalled XP.

The only (temporary) fix I can apply is to plug in a usb mouse. Then the touchpad mouse will act appropriately. But it reverts back to this issue upon reboot.

Should I update the BIOS?


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A: Dell laptop - left click works as right click, even after reformatting

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Not sure how else I can title this post!

I have a new Dell Inspiron 15r as of this Christmas, running Windows 8. I ran the upgrade to 8.1 but I still have a problem with my cursor wanting to "hover click" on links or browser tabs, as well as being stuck in the down position, when I'm not even pressing on the touchpad left button. I end up selecting an entire region of stuff while moving the cursor across the screen.

I can't figure out what to change or configure in Control Panel, or is it in the Dell Touchpad configuration utility?

In Control Panel/Ease of Access Center/Make Your Mouse Easier To Use I have unchecked "Activate a Window by hovering over it with a mouse." Still happens.

It's driving me mad - never had this problem with Win 7 or any desktop machine.

Anyone? Thank you.

A:Dell Inspriron Hover-Click and Left-Click Gets Stuck

If you go into Mouse in Control Panel, then click Device Settings Tab.. on the right there's a Settings Button. I turned off the ones that say swipe. I also disabled rapid app switching. To do that press Winkey-q click Settings on the top right. Type "swipe" in the box. You should see a box on the left about rapid app switching. Click it and you can then disable it.

This is my first laptop also. The mouse gestures drove me crazy. About all I kept was tap click. Also I bought a $5 optical USB mouse and a $.97 mouse pad. I keep these in my Laptop case. When I have time and room to set up the mouse pad I feel much better about using the machine.

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I am after some help. My laptop has decided to reverse the right click and left click functions, ie: if I left click it now does not select but instead brings up a menu (which the right click button should and used to do!) I've tried holding down both buttons (as suggested by a friend) by this has no effect and I can't see any options to reverse the functions in the 'mouse properties' menu... and ideas please!

A:Laptop keyboard mouse:right click and left click functions reversal

Hi ktp, welcome to Seven forums.

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How do I change from a double left click to open files or Icons to a single left click?

A:Changing from double left click to open files to a single left click

control panel>folder options

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Suddenly when I turned on my machine, the left click button on touchpad will no longer work,right click works fine but no left click. This is also true for the touch screen. If I touch the window icon to open the menu, it changes color but does nothing.

Things I tried:
1-Connected an external mouse and it also doesn't work with left click.
2-I tried a restore point from last week to see if that solved the problem. Still the same.

I have no idea what I did to disable the left click button. Could have been caused by a windows update??

Can anyone give me some ideas of where to start?

A:Left click button no longer works when selecting the windows

go to settings, devices, mouse and touchpad. see if mouse primary button is set to left.

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My wallpaper has been changed to some eerie yellow color, and it takes multiple left clicks to click on anything. Right click does not work at all. Also, there were no start menu icons or quick launch icons, until I ran unhide... I'm not sure if I was supposed to do that yet though, since from the looks of the forums we're supposed to do that after removal of the virus. I ran Malwarebytes and it removed 2 things after a full scan, but nothing has changed. Help would be greatly appreciated... thanks!

A:Have to left click multiple times, no right click, no start menu icons

Boot the PC in safemode with networkingPress Windows+R key and typecmd and click okIf your task manager is disabled,copy and run this commandEcho y | reg delete HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgrPress ENTERIf you're desktop is blank and unable to right click on it ,run this commandEcho y | reg delete HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer /v NoDesktopAfter the command is successfulRestart your PC in safemode with networkingPress WIndows+R key and type%temp% and click okIf you find a folder called SMTMP,Copy the folder to a safe location.Downloadhttp://www.techspot.com/downloads/4716-malwarebytes-anti-malware.htmlInstall,update and run a full scan Click on SHOW results.Select all infections and remove itReboot the PC and scan MBAM once in regular mode until you get a clean logDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive)

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Using a mouse the right click behaves as I would expect it.  Using the touch pad, right and left click perform the same function. 
I am new user to both lap tops and Win 10.  Is there a problem with my new Inspiron 11 3000 or with me?

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I just bought this mouse and I thought the right click was not working but found out that I had to hold left button to perform a right click. This is my first time encountering this problem and I don't know what to do. Please help.

This is the mouse:

A:Weird Mouse problem, have to hold left click to perform right click

Hi welcome to the forum

i would test the mouse on another computer if does same thing then return the mouse and get another.

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I just received a new XPS 13 9350 non-touch Laptop yesterday and the left-click and right-click buttons on the touchpad do not work. I know there is the option for the two-finger tap right click; but, I want the actual buttons to work. Any help will do please.

A:XPS 13 9350 Touchpad Left-click and Right-click buttons not Responding

Same here, got the 9350 yesterday, the left and right click only work 10% of the time! ***!

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For the last few weeks whenever I left click on the desktop it brings the right click menu. This dosen't happen in the browser (firefox), but only in the windows desktop and start menu. However i the browser if I am on a web player like youtube, the portion that displays the video fails to display my cursor. as a result i am not able to control the video settings in the browser. any help is much appreciated !

A:Left click brings up right click context menu on desktop

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

System specifications would help, especially what type of mouse you've got, but at a guess I'd say there's something not right with your mouse settings.

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Windows 7 synaptics left click acts like right click after reboot and the right click doesn't work at all. I've downloaded the most recent driver & searched for a solution online but haven't found anyone who has fixed this issue. Did everyone just give up or am I not patient enough & haven't dug deep enough. If I use a USB mouse there are no problems it just seems to be with the built-in after I've used the USB mouse.

A:Solved: Windows 7 synaptics left click acts like right click

Click Start.

Click Control Panel.

Click Mouse.

Under Buttons(tab), you can configure the setting the settings for the track pad.

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Using window 10 and everything was fine and one day lost the icon tray when right clicking the start button. Did a sfc scannow and came up:
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some
of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For
example C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. Note that logging is currently not
supported in offline servicing scenarios

Error: 0x800f081f
The source files could not be found.
Use the "Source" option to specify the location of the files that are required to restore the feature. For more information on specifying a source location, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=243077.
The DISM log file can be found at C:\WINDOWS\Logs\DISM\dism.log


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Hi all,X1 Yoga has an issue that makes me really miserable.When I place my finger over the touchpad and then I click on the left touchpad button it prompts the menu of right click.I hope I managed to explain my issue correctly, I can't place my pointer over a text and drag with my finger over the touchpad because it usually prompts the right click menu.It is extremly annoying and makes the touchpad unbearable to use.I would like to completely disable this option.Please help me to stop this irriated behaviour of the touchpad/mouse.

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Hello all, from a few days until now I have started experiencing what seems to be a recurrent problem in the P50 laptop touchpad drivers. When using the driver for synaptics pointing device, the left button of the touchpad double clicks most of the times (about 70-80% of the time). If I decide to update my drivers to the latest version,, then something even worse happens: the left and right buttons are inverted (and I have checked that the box of inverting the buttons in control panel is unclicked). From what I have been reading this has been an issue that has happened before already, but I don't know if Lenovo fixed it, or it has just been unsolved until now. Maybe someone around here can help me with this?

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Hi, after visiting some somewhat dubious sites today my right click has completely ceased to function and my left click behaves as a right click. Changing the windows mouse settings have not resolved the issue, scanning with AVG and AVAST did not find anything and Spybot did not resolve the issue. The issue remains in safemode, however the mouse works normally in games (tested in half-life 2). Opera is my normal web browser, however I was also using Firefox3 when the issue first started.

Thankyou for your time.

E: is my OS drive running XP sp2
C: is unformatted

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Destroid on 2008-07-14 17:30:04
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
14: 2008-07-14 07:30:07 UTC - RP125 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
13: 2008-07-14 06:33:11 UTC - RP124 - Installed AVG 7.5
12: 2008-07-14 06:32:35 UTC - RP123 - Removed AVG 7.5
11: 2008-07-13 10:45:28 UTC - RP122 - System Checkpoint
10: 2008-07-12 09:55:29 UTC - RP121 - System Checkpoint

-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-06-28 17:12:08 UTC - RP112 - System Checkpoint

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

-- HijackThis (run as Destroid.exe) --------------------------------------------

Logfil... Read more

A:Right click no longer functions, left click is glitchy.

Nevermind, after further testing turned out to be faulty hardware, please delete.

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I followed the prep guide. Can someone help me to get my computer back. Thanks

A:Google Redirect?????...Left click=Right Click on Mouse

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Hi all,X1 Yoga has an issue that makes me really miserable.When I place my finger over the touchpad and then I click on the left touchpad button it prompts the menu of right click.I hope I managed to explain my issue correctly, I can't place my pointer over a text and drag with my finger over the touchpad because it usually prompts the right click menu.It is extremly annoying and makes the touchpad unbearable to use.I would like to completely disable this option.Please help me to stop this irriated behaviour of the touchpad/mouse.

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Ok, first of all, hello, and I am having an agitating problem with my mouse. Ok. I am not sure what Version of inspiron my laptop is. (it was a hand-me-down gift ). Suddenly, my left click on my mouse has stopped working. I have a mouse that comes ON the laptop (and a touchpad)
and I am trying to fix it.the right click and touchpad have nothing wrong with it at all. the left one makes a sound when i click it, but does nothing at all. I really dont wanna buy an attached mouse, is there any way I can fix this? i have searched countlessly, but have gotten nothing. I there is any more info needed, I will try my best to help. If there is anyway to fix it without buying or going to best buy, (etc,) Please tell me!

A:Dell Insprion Left click not working.

OH- and using IE8

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I have a DELL Dimension 3000 Series Computer with Windows XP - Service Pack 2; it uses a 2-button DELL scroll mouse. The computer and all peripheries are 2 1/2 years old.

Sometimes, when I am inputting data in a Word document or an EXCEL table, when I click on the left button, a series of dashes (--------) or asterisks (********) keep on typing and the only way to stop the action is to hit the space bar or another key! Most of the times I need to close the file QUICKLY; then, I am able to access it later on without the same problem sometimes in the same session or usually on the next session.
This is a very annoying problem when it occurs although it is sporadic.
Thanks in advance for any help on this matter.

A:DELL Left Mouse Click Problem

Try another mouse. Strange problem you have.

Logitech sells a basic 2button optical mouse for $15 (I don't recommend the bottom end model).

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It happens several times a day,plug in another mouse will get this fixed.So,I assume the mouse is broken. Here is the question,is there a way to know exactly which part is broken?Then I can just buy a new part and replace it.

A:left click turns into right click,occasionally.

A mouse costs pennies. Why bother. And I doubt you will find parts for the mouse.

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When I clicked on a folder in documents, all the folders above were highlighted. When I double clicked a folder, all folders above opened in separate windows.

A:single left click highlights everything above the click

try new mouse.

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Hello Since I updatet to Win10 anniversary is my touchscreen not working for left and right click. It is as if the oepratingsystem recognizes that the click happens, because the correct buttons/screens get selected, but the click event is not triggered.Swipe and pinch to zoom work as expected. Who can help me with this issue? All updates installed and touchscreen is using latest drivers of HP

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A friend came by about 3 weeks ago and attempted to show me the proper way to use tabbing in IE8. After he left, I noticed a difference in the process to connect to links within web pages that I'd never experienced before. He lives overseas and is hard to contact.

When in my browser, I have always left-clicked to go to a linked site. That works just fine; however, when I am in a webpage with embedded links, I can sometimes left click to go to the site of some of those links, but find that for other embedded links, I must rigt click and choose "open link" or "open link in new tab" or "open link in new page".

I've never had to right click to go to a link within any web page.

Any ideas would be appreciated.


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 480 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3890 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 463118 MB, Free - 322973 MB; G: Total - 1381291 MB, Free - 941620 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NWQAA
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

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my laptop left click and touchpad click are not working
when i disabled the left click touchpad click started working
when i swap left and right click
left click(which is now become right click) doesn't work
is it hardware problem or software issue
please guide me

A:left click n touchpad click not working

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The right and left click of my XPS 13 9350 touchpad stopped working. The taps still work however
I don't think it's a driver issue. Is there any solution for this? Thank you

A:Dell XPS 13 9350 Touchpad Right and Left Click not working

I have a Dell XPS 13 9350. A couple days ago, the touchpad left and right clicks stopped working. The tap for left click and double tap for right click still work so I'm still able to use the laptop. I just would rather use the the touchpad clicks. I don't think it is a driver issue bbecause the touchpad does work. Is there any solution for this?

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Hey all, sometimes my touchpad will not let me left click at all. I can move the cursor and right click though. Connecting an external usb mouse does not help the issue, but a reboot fixes the problem. Think its a driver issue, using Synaptics PS/2 port touch pad, and its up to date. Any ideas? Laptop is a samsung qx411

A:Cannot left click on laptop

Did the problem surface after updating any drivers ?

Sometimes windows updates or intel updates alter the way some software/hardware interacts especially some OEM softwares( if so uninstall or remove any such update)

If this is the case then you first have to locate the update which is causing the unnatural behaviour of your touchpad and then uninstall it.

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I bough a Samsung R580 and 7 month's after I bought it the left click started to not work I was advised to do a full restore (set it back to factory settings) so I did this and it worked for a few month's then it happend again so I deleted a program I thought may have cause this and it worked again for ages then it just happend recently so I did a scan and deleted malware and it worked, but a few days later it happend again so I did another full restore and now its working fine I phoned samsung about this and they told me that I should email the receipt to them so I can send it to get checked just incase its a hardware issue. Thing is Im sure my guarantee has run out Im waiting on the catalogue I bought it from to send the proof of purchase. I wish Samsung would have told me to send it to be checked month's ago. Do you think this is a hardware issue? Could it be a software problem something I am downloading or a program I am installing as I said after doing a full restore (third one) its working fine. I really hope it isn't the hardware and Im annoyed that they didn't tell me to send the laptop in month's back if that's the case and I am terrified of what my husband will say as he told me to send it back even though they said its ok

A:laptop left click

This is the respomnse Samsung gave me:

Customer said a while ago after she downloaded a video the left click
button stopped working. She done a restore and it worked properly for
months, however recently it stopped and started working again. I
advised customer this is more than likely due to any software she is
downloading due to the correlation and that a restore should fix it if
it happens again. Customer will call before warranty is up if there are
any more problems.

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I have a customer that has a Dell XPS 14z, randomly the left mouse click stops working on the touch pad. Right mouse click and the actual touch pad itself works fine. If you plug in a USB mouse the left click works fine on the USB mouse, however the left click on the touch pad continues to not work.
Below are the following actions I have taken however they hasn't resolved the issue.

I have gone into control panel > mouse settings > Synaptics tab > set to default.
I have downloaded and installed the latest driver on the Dell website which is version: V16.1.6 ,A01 (http://www.dell.com/support/home/uk/en/ukdhs1/product-support/product/xps-l412z/drivers?rvps=y)
I have tried to set the mouse settings to left handed and back to right handed.
I have checked device manager and event viewer and both report no issues with the touch pad drivers failing.

What is strange is that once you restart the laptop left click starts working again, however it will stop randomly and by randomly, I mean that it could stop working 3 weeks from now or 2 days from now.
I don't think it is hardware because if it was I would have thought that the button wouldn't start working after every restart.
So any thoughts or solutions would be grateful.

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Hello when i click on left button nothing happens , however pluged in an external mouse , and mouse works fine , my pointing device is a synaptics v6.3 . went into properites and changed over to right click so now can use right side where i use to use the left,
can somebody tell me how i can get my laptop back to normal.
my laptop is an emachine D620 and run vista

A:left click not working on laptop

Seeing the external mouse works correctly and the internal does not, my guess is you have hardware failure. In other words, you may have to replace the part. One way to verify this would be to download a live OS, burn it to CD, boot to it and see if it works under the live CD. If it does, you have a Windows configuration (software) problem. If not, you have a hardware problem.

In order to boot from the CD, your BIOS needs to be set to look for boot files on the CD first, before the hard disk.


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could someone please help me?
it's an acer extensa 5635Z, and whenever i use the left or right click buttons my laptop just shuts down as if i was holding the power button down.

i need to know asap, i've got uni work to do, and i can't do it properly :/

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My left click is not working on my toshiba laptop. I reinstalled Windows Vista again to rectify but it still the same problem.. Does anyone know any Solution.. Please Help!!!


A:Left Click is not working on my Toshiba Laptop Please help!!!

Have you tried a different mouse?

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My problem is that my left click button for my mouse control activates by itself. If the cursor is over a clickable button or another screen, it will activate that button or open that screen. If I'm typing, my text will suddenly transfer to where ever my cursor happens to be.

I'm not using an external mouse, just the one below the keyboard. My computer is a Sony VAIO VGN-T150P.

Contacted the Sony people once, and they suggested downloading and re-installing my mouse driver in Safe Mode, which I did (file name SODOTH-00201205-US, Sony PCG-UMS1 USB Mouse Driver for Microsoft). That did not help, assuming I did it correctly. After that they suggested restoring my computer to a time before the problem started. I really don't want to that if I can avoid it, since I have this problem for a while now.

Any suggestions?

A:Laptop Left-click Mouse Problem

Are you sure you aren't accidentally brushing it with your shirt or something as you type? Touchpads are notorious for this.

If you shut off the internal touchpad and then use an external mouse, does it still happen?


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I have a Samsung Laptop with Vista Home Premium which I have owned for about a year an I have had no problems with it so far.

Today however the left click on the Synaptics Pad won't work at all. I have searched around and as far as I can tell, a few people have had this problem but they lose TouchPad function too- but I haven't. The Touchpad still works and so does the right click.

I have tried switching over th functions and although this works I was just wondering if there is any way I can regain the use of my left click - it would be a lot easier than retraining myself to use the right click!

Thanks for help in advance.


A:Left click on Vista Laptop won't work

If you changed it over and it works then your hardware is ok.
I would see if a new driver is available on the samsung site{compare version numbers}

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I've recently bought a Wacom tablet. There's a button on the pen configured to act as a right click but it's uncomfortable to use. Is there a way to use the left click with the keyboard to trigger a right click?


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On this new laptop the left and right click buttons are in the corners of the trackpad, unlike my old aspire where they were on a seperate pad just below. The problem with the new one is, the cursor moves when you press for left click, making it annoyingly hard to scroll down, stop, then scroll down again. Is there a fault on it, or can this over-sensitivity be adjusted?

A:left click and right click buttons

We can't really figure that out if we don't know your computer model.

First, CALM DOWN and look at my profile picture. Calm? Now post your message. If I helped, a Kudos would be great! Marking as solution will help others as well, thank you!

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ok im typing this from my laptop sense my desk top got screwed up. I installed 2 HP updates it that it told me to install now when i left click the computer thinks i right clicked, when i right click nothing, i can't close pop ups i can't click on buttons on the toolbar. i had to do a hard shut down and it did not fix the problem. is there a way to fix this without doing a factory reboot. again this is on my desktop with win xp.

A:Solved: left click is right click

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I've been having this trouble for a couple of months and i just can't figure out what has caused it.
On regular intervals usually happens within every half an hour the buttons on my mouse stop responding and I have to press ctrl+alt+del to get a response out of them and when I do the left click becomes the right click (right click always remains as right click)
To fix it I left click to bring the right click menu bar up choose properties then while the properties window is up right click and choose properties again and that always resets it back to normal.
Also what happens every hour or so the right click menu bar opens up on screen without touching the mouse,
and the page every now and again goes back to a previous web page (like pressing "back" on the right click drop down menu) without me touching the mouse aswell.
I use google chrome and due to the left and right click problem chrome's drop down menu does not respond when clicked,
if I just press on the favourites tab it opens every single page I have set as a favourite and also when I click on a web page tab it shuts it down,
I found out through google that this happens when you middle click on the cross icon on the web page tab area and then you have to middle click it again to reset it back to normal so it seems my middle click button seems troublesome too
And also I think due to this problem when I use VLC player I can't use the players interface at all so I have to close the program dow... Read more

A:Left click switches to right click

Have you tried connecting a different mouse to see if your current mouse is the culprit?

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OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P7550 @ 2.26GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4062 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464057 MB, Free - 286184 MB; D: Total - 12877 MB, Free - 2034 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 3624
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disabled
Started after I tried to put Norton on my computer. Kept getting all kinds of error messages, so I deleted Norton. Immediately after, LEFT click stopped opening anything (except on this site, oddly enough). On eBay, hotmail, Amazon....anything other than this site, I have to RIGHT click, then chose Open. I saw this addressed in a few places, but didn't understand the fix that was suggested. One said to go to #18 on the home page. That didn't make sense to me. Would really like to just be able to LEFT click to open something. Thanks, y'all.

A:Left click opens nothing. Having to right click.

Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Mouse > Buttons > Button configuration > Untick the box.

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Dear all:

New to the forum.  Thanks in advance to anyone able to help.  I have two issues that seem to be related.  Today at some point I could not longer use my right or left click buttons on my laptop.  The touchpad still works in the sense that I can move my cursor and if I tap once on the touchpad (not the left/right buttons) then it will select a link.  There is no right-clicking capabilities on the touchpad itself.
I "attempted" to reinstall the driver.  Not sure if I was successful doing that, but seeing as how half of the touchpad functionality works, I'm not positive it's a driver issue.
After restarting my laptop I tried again to click on the left/right buttons and became frustrated and wanted to see if they were stuck, so I pressed down hard.  My laptop proceeded to shut off immediately.  Frustrated, I disassembled my laptop and checked out the touchpad sensor to see if I could spot something wrong.  Everything appeared to be in tact.  I reassembled and the laptop powered on, yeahh!!
I once again tried to press the buttons and nothing happening.  Again I pressed harder than normal and the laptop shut down.  I was going to disassemble it again however I got halfway before trying to power it on and the laptop powered on again.
My first issue is:  Why is my laptop suddenly shutting off when pressing hard on those buttons?
My second issue is:  How can I fix those button... Read more

A:Dell Inspiron 1555: Touchpad issues (right/left click not working and powering down....)

I am having the same issue. However, my computer is not shutting off. The right/left click just stopped working. I downloaded the driver, and nothing happened. My computer now won't restart and my shutdown is really slow. I wish someone could help with this issue because DELL wants $145 to fix the problem!

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I am having problem with Laptop mouse. It was working fine but suddenly from today Left Click is not working. Though right click works fine.
Even i attached external mouse and it is working fine.

Please help me and suggest solution.

A:Toshiba Satellite Laptop Left Click not working

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Ive got a problem with my laptop thats only started in the past couple of days an I'm not sure what it is or how to fix it :S, the problem is that i cant use the keys more than once without using the left click buton on the touch pad for example without left clicking the button such words as facebok michele helo an even deleting more than one leter wont work but if i write facebo click the left key i can continue with ok like facebook, its very frustrating hope you understand what i mean an hope someone can help

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My left mouse click does not work in my laptop. I reinstalled the windows again.. but still the same problem.. Can anyone Help??


A:Left mouse click does not work in my Toshiba Laptop

Hi -

Go to Toshiba Support and download the latest mousepad drivers -


If the left mouse button is still INOP, try an external USB mouse and see if the left button works on it. If so, it is likely a hardware issue that would require a mousepad replacement.

I had the kb and mousepad replaced in a Fujitsu laptop in 2008 after the mousepad stopped working.

Regards. . .



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My mousepad has developed a strange problem which is most noticable on Facebook or Twiter.When entering text on the screen I click the left mouse button and it brings up the menu response for a right mouse click. It's so annoying because often all I want to do is click next to text I've already typed on order to edit that. But each time I click I get the copy & paste etc menu. I have to click 5 or 6 times.I've only been using this laptop for 6 months although it's over a year old. It was re-setup and seemed to work for for a few months but now this is driving me. Interestingly testing it on this page it works fine so perhaps it's somethign to do when what why of edit box the site uses ?

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop, the left click button on the mouse was sticking, in the process of cleaning this out with air I popped the silver top area off. I can put this back together, but the button seems to be indented more than the right button and does not click properly. I feel that something underneath is worn out, is this a repair that I could possible get parts for and perform myself? Thanks in advance! wings555

A:broken left click button on laptop mouse

Are you talking about the touch pad or a seperate mouse?

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Hello I just recieved my New HP W2N18UA#ABA laptop from QVC.  I am having an issue with the left button.  When clicking on something I sometimes have to click on it twice.  The firs click sometimes does not work.  Anyone have any suggestions to fix this?  Thanks in advance for your help.

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