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my drives autoplays in new windows when i double click them

Q: my drives autoplays in new windows when i double click them

my windows used to be working fine ...when i double-click a drive it opens in the same window with the contents of the drive,duhhhh....but then a friend came with his hard drive to copy some stuff from him ...when he left,something weird happened,when i double-click any drive it takes seconds and opens in a NEW separate window , and when i write click a drive i get a NEW option (AUTOPLAY) it was never there...if i click OPEN,it opens in the same window...but it seems as if the drives behave as cd-roms with auoplay feature...anybod knows whats happening ?!

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A: my drives autoplays in new windows when i double click them

Hi,

I too experienced the same problem a few days back..It is due to a virus....When u open the task manager,u will find a process called rose.exe...U have solutions available on the internet...U can also reach me at [email protected] directly if u need any help.....

Saju

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I have recently noticed some odd behavior in my computer, for some reason when I open My Computer and double click on a hard drive (I have 3) it will not open the drive. However I can still right-click and choose Explore to get around it.

At first I thought that this was a virus but after 3 scans with SpyBot I am still clean. Any ideas? It's not critical but I do find it odd.

A:[SOLVED] Baffled again, double-click does not open hard drives but right click will

What happens when you double click? Nothing, or Search opens, or a command prompt, or something else?

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Not sure if this is correct place to post but here is my problem.

Recently, I purchased a built computer from a small PC shop. I had trouble connecting to the internet, so the technician who built it came and added a network adapter card and changed some settings. (Not sure what he did.) After he left, my drives were not detected at all, not in My Computer nor in Device Manager so I did a system restore, which got the drives back but then I had trouble connecting to the internet again. So, I undid the system restore and connected OK again. A day later, I noticed I could not open a disc by double clicking on the drive in My Computer. I have two optical drives and it?s the same with both drives. I can right click and open to view files but not play disc. ( Movie nor music.) I can play them through the autoplay dialogue box though. I went into safe mode and tried and they will play in there by double clicking the drive.
What happens when I try to play by double clicking the drive is I got a message first saying, ?The file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs Control Panel.? I checked the Default Programs and they were set properly. Then, when I tried double clicking the drives again, got a different message. This time saying, ?Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access thi... Read more

A:Can't open drives with double click

The technician who installed the card and then left without testing needs to come back and fix what he broke. Your 5 week old PC is still under warranty.

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Hi, I recently had a trojan on my computer (WORM_VB.CBW). I have removed it but I can't fix the drive problem it causes. If you double click a drive in my computer istead of opening the folder it brings up the 'open with' menu always. If you right click the drive, Auto is in bold instead of open. How do I solve this?

Cheers
 

A:drives double click 'open with'

greed, Go to the link below and try the "FixDrive.zip" which may correct the problem.

http://www.winhelponline.com/articl...on-a-mapped-network-drive-in-My-Computer.html

Tufenuf
 

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I go into "my computer" open so that "hard disk drives" is visible when I double click on any of the drives I get a box asking me to "choose the program I want to open this file" never had that before. how do I fix this so that it just opens the drive. BTW If I choose "open" when right clicking it works I can see my files in the drive.

A:can't open drives with double click

Hi godfather_77, please try the following:

- Click Start -> Run -> type:
regsvr32 /i shell32.dll
- Click OK

May need to reboot. Let us know if that helps or not please.

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hi...

i def got infected with malware

i ran malwarebytes but couldn't get rid of all of it so i just reinstalled a backup image over the top of my XP partition via Acronis...

everything came up ok and i have no remaining symptoms except when i go to my computer and double click on a drive i get the following error message:

Windows cannot find 'RECYCLER\S-7-3-71-100010344-100023393-100011789-9511.com'.
Make sure you type the name correctly... blah blah blah...

i can still access the drives contents via explorer... so it's more of an inconvenience than anything else...
i can also double click successfully on the drive icon that i reinstalled the Acronis image to.. just not the other extended partitions or other drives...

Malwarebytes doesn't find anything on these drives at all... and it's up to date...

please, can anybody assist me ?

thankyou,

Shaun.

A:can't double click on drives - def infected

Try this.Download and Run FlashDisinfectorYou may have a flash drive infection. These worms travel through your portable drives. If they have been connected to other machines, they may now be infected.Please download Flash_Disinfector.exe by sUBs and save it to your desktop.Double-click Flash_Disinfector.exe to run it and follow any prompts that may appear.
Note: Some security programs will flag Flash_Disinfector as being some sort of malware, you can safely ignore these warningsThe utility may ask you to insert your flash drive and/or other removable drives including your mobile phone. Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well.Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program.Reboot your computer when done.Note: Flash_Disinfector will create a hidden folder named autorun.inf in each partition and every USB drive plugged in when you ran it. Don't delete this folder. It will help protect your drives from future infection.

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I go into "my computer" open so that "hard disk drives" is visible when I double click on any of the drives I get a box asking me to "choose the program I want to open this file" never had that before. how do I fix this so that it just opens the drive. BTW If I choose "open" when right clicking it works I can see my files in the drive.

A:can't open drives with double click

Hi .Seems to be several proposed analyses/cures for the problem...I would suggest first trying the one proposed at http://techrepublic.com.com/5208-10879-0.h...ssageID=2593671Louis

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wen i double click on any of these local hard drives thn the window open calling open with..its not opening...bt can open by writing drive name in address bar..and before wen i double click any of thse drives the drives open in a new window....
plz help

A:not able to open my c:,d: e: f: drives using double click

Hi Pankaj.cs, welcome to TSF.

Just a question before I offer a posisble solution.

When you left click on the drives, do you have "Open" and "Explorer" present at the top of the menu?

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I think I have a recyler virus. I can't open any of my drives with a double click. I can access them with right click explore. I have tried deleting the autorun.inf's but the virus keeps respawnning them. Please help. I am currently running a Panda scan cause my CA anti-virus didn't find anything. Maybe I should try an Ad-Aware scan next and see what it comes up with...

A:I can't open any of my drives with double click.

Hello and welcome please run these next. If you have Spybot installed temporarily disable it.Next run ATF:Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop.Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browser click Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browser click Opera at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".Next run MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update... Read more

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Dear All,

Best wishes. I am facing a problem with my machine. In my machine double click is not working on drives(C:, D:, E: etc) and i need to open the drives by right clicking on them and select Open from context menu. So, I am submitting the log files here.

LOG FILE BEFORE SCANNING WITH SUPERAntiSpyWare:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:25:56 AM, on 3/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Free Download Manager\fdm.exe
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A:Double Click Not Working On Computer Drives

Hi Computer Maker,Welcome to the Bleeping Computer HijackThis forum. I have two questions.First, are you using an ISP based in Bangladesh? Specifically, Dekko Airnet Ltd. I see in your profile that you are in India. If you are using this Bangladesh ISP then the O17 line in your log is legitimate.Next question. Do you know what this program is, and did you install it deliberately:C:\Program Files\Ananda Computers\Bijoy 2003 Pro\Bijoy.exeThose are the only questionable things I see in this log. If those items are legitimate, your log is clean.Please let me know.Dave

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Dear Everybody,

I downloaded MRT March version using windows update and after scanning my PC. i got this problem. ( none of the .reg files that somebody toled to merge into the registry, helped me for this- this link:Can't open folders when double-clicking them). Please tell me what to do.

My OS is Win 7 Ultimate and My Anti-virus is Bit defender Internet Security 2010, updating daily.

this only crashed the explorer file execution. and I only cannot open my folders and drives that the default operation program is Explorer.exe

Thanks

A:Cannot open my folders and drives by double click

Did you try to merge the files for the directory, drive and folder?

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Dear All,

I need help as I cannot open my computer drives by double-clicking on them. I have to right click on drives and then select Open from drop-down menus.

I found some virus that develops ntdetect.exe file in my C drive. I deleted them and then reboot but still that file is there. And my drives are not working.

And on double click on my USB drive, it prompts a "Open With" dialog with some program in that dialog. And I also have to open USB drive by right click and then select Open.

Pls help me this regards. How can i remove this virus on my machine? Pls.... pls ... pls ... URGENT HELP needed...

Best regards,

bye

A:Double Click Is Not Working On Computer Drives

start with checking for malware causes to your problem.Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.http://www.superantispyware.com/]SuperAintiSpywareRun the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html]BitdefenderAfter that please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may have performed some of these steps already. About half way down are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a log.When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT ... Read more

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Hi. I am unable to open D & E drives by double click.It ask to choose the program to open this file.
I can open it by right click and open the drive.

What is the problem?

Help need.

Regards.

A:Unable To Open D & E Drives By Double Click

See if you can locate a file in the root directory of these drives (and also check the C: drive) named Autorun.inf (you may need to view hidden and system files). If you find it rename it to something else.

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Initially, whenever I double clicked any drive icon, it denied access and my anti-virus (AOL Active Virus Shield) showed a warning (not-a-virus: trojan). I treated the threats (deleting infected files).

After that, whenever I double clicked any drive icon, it just opened an "Open With" box. I created a new open action using Windows Explorer as the application.

But now, it just says "action denied". I have to right click the drive and select open from the menu to open any drive. Folders and everything else work fine.

By the way, I know there was a topic called "double clicking folders opens search window" but the links in that topic just generate an error message...

Help please. Thank you in advance.

A:Double Click Doesn't Open Drives

Run CHKDSK on that drive and try Doug Knox's folder_open.vbs if you continue to have problems.Always back up your registry before making any changes. If you are not familiar with working in the registry, then you should NOT attempt to make any changes on your own. Improper changes to the registry could adversely affect your computer and render it inoperable.If the above does not resolve the issue then your symptoms could be related to a flash drive infection. In that case download Flash_Disinfector.exe by sUBs and save it to your desktop.Double-click Flash_Disinfector.exe to run it and follow any prompts that may appear.Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program.The utility may ask you to insert your flash drive and/or other removable drives. Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well.Reboot your computer when done.

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Recently I found that when I double click the Hard drives and / or partitioin, the pop up messge says the acces is denied.
But I can open the drives by right clicking and clicking the open command from the drop down menu. I also observed that there is a new addition in the drop down menu - an Additional Open(O) command, which when clicke gives the access denied message.
Could this be a virus attack. What is remedy to kill this problem.
By formating some of the partitions i could access these drives by double clicking. How to solve the C drives on which the OS- winXP SP2 resides? Reformating and reinstalling is te last resort. Is tere any other work around.

hope some experts can find a solution for this prob.
Regards
JP
 

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Problems encountered:
1. can't double click open drives
2. when double clicked, CMIII will run in the backround
3. it is reflected in the process as svchosts.exe

Attached are:
HJT and Combo fix logs.

Thanks for your attention and help
 

A:Solved: Can't explore drives using double click command

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hii....i am a newbie here...this is my first post in this section...ive used this forum b4 to get one prob solved...coming to the point...the double click on hard disk drive is not working now 4me....when using right click, its showing autoplay,search n explore...i can enter into the drives through the address path/explore....when i checked in the task manager, i found that whenever i am double clicking on the drives, the process 'spoolsv.exe' is starting there...n its taking high cpu load...dont know wats the problem....plzz help...attaching the hijackthis log here...----------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:55:04 AM, on 1/21/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exec:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exeC:\Program Files\McAf... Read more

A:Double click on hard disk drives not working [hijackthis.log posted]

still no reply???...plzz help....wats d soln???....

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didnt notice this....plz excuse...

Do not bump your topic. We try to resolve logs on a first come/first served basis. By bumping your log you will be pushed back in line due to the new date of your bump.
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I installed Panda Antivirus a few days ago because of a problem with the svhost.exe. I know some worms can take over or disguise as this file. I had Avast and i was happy with it, but i tried PANDA and removed around 352 viruses? WTF?

ok, yesterday, when i was about to access one of my hard drives ( D it opened a window asking me to choose the program i wish to use to open the next file!!!! Windows explorer is no one of the options, i can access the content when i click "explore" or with Internet explorer, but not with double click. Now, i'm not expert, but something seems to be infected here.

i went back with a system restore, nothing, i ran spyware Doctor and in the middle of the process, Panda jumped removing four more times the same svhost thingie located in

Program files/microsoft/i

i went there to check what the heck is going on in there, i had to folders, one called "I" and another called "H" with files and pictures i once had in a removable drive, i deleted the folders.
I knew the removable drive was infected, we cleaned it with panda four days ago, why would that info be in a microsoft folder on Program files?
It is interesting that the moment i tried to access D:, Panda gave me the window that it removed the svhost stuff.

It said clearly:

Virus Neutralized!
A Virus have been found and it has been disinfected.

Virus Name:
W32/VB.YC.worm

Virus Location:
d:svhost.exe


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A:PANDA deleted svhost and now i cannot access my hard drives with double click!!

Bueños dias F_V,

Bienvenido á TSG. That does suggest a type of autorun infection causing changes there, but let's start with some diagnostic scans, then make repairs as needed.

Download HijackThis from Here. Click on the downloaded file to install HijackThis. Then open HijackThis and select Do a system scan and save logfile. Use copy/paste and post that log to your new thread.

Also go Here and download Silent Runners to your desktop. Run it, and post back here the log it creates. If your AV queries the script, allow it to run. It's not malicious. It will create a file named Startup Programs, and will notify when the scan is complete. Copy the log from the Startup Programs file back here along with the HijackThis log please.
 

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Hello,

I'm new here and this will be my first post. I've been having a problem with my computer. I don't really know what's wrong with it but the following are problems I have encountered:

-Can't double-click a hard drive from My Computer. But I can access it through other methods. Whenever I double-click a hard drive from My Computer , "WScript.exe" executes as I have seen through the Task Manager.

-Can't access REGEDIT. I'm getting the "Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator" error even though I am logged in with an administrator account. I have managed to fix it with a VBscript found here. But every time I reboot my computer registry editing is disabled again.

-The file TTMS613.dll.vbs and an autorun file for it have been lurking in my system even though I have deleted them several times.

-When I attached my flash drives to my computer they too got infected with the TTMS613.dll.vbs file.

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Here is my HJT Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:20:36 PM, on 6/13/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:WScript.exe, TTMS613.dll.vbs, Disabled REGEDIT, Can't double-click hard drives. Help.

Bump.
 

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I got a friend here who's pc needs help with as the topic states. Posting the HijackThis! log here.C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ALCWZRD.EXE
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\SchSvr\SchSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ATKKBService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Kongsoft\Easy CD Ripper\ezcdrservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Unable To Double Click To Open Root Drives But Solow Is Not Detected!

Please delete any HijackThis Folders and Files you have now.Use Add/Remove Programs and remove HijackThis. What you have now is a Beta version.You can get a complete installer that installs HijackThis to C:\Program Files\HijackThis, making an entry in the start menu and also providing a desktop shortcut from http://downloads.malwareremoval.com/HJTsetup.exe.Click on the link and select Save, save it to your desktop and double click HJTsetup.exe.Open HijackThis and select: Do a system scan and save a log file.When the scan is finished, Click Edit> Select All> Edit> Copy> and paste its contents here.

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Hello. Using vb.net, I've been trying to figure out how to paste the clipboard into the window your mouse pointer is pointed.

If anyone has used unix you are familiar with what i am asking for; just to double right click or middle click and to paste the content of clipboard to the given window.

Can anyone offer any ideas for .net?

I would use double right click, or middle click, or single right click.

Please respond with your ideas~

Thanks

-Sandra
 

A:Help me paste clipboard text with double right click (or right click, click)

This is kind of confusing but I just wanted code to paste the clipboard by using the mouse.
 

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I want to change settings from Double Click Zoom to Double Click "highlight" and don't know how. 

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Like the title said I am not able to double click on anything at all. I have found a way to get past it and set it to me only clicking once and opening a program, but now it affects my games when I need to double click. I don't know what to do, if someone could help much would be appreciated!

P.S. and I also can't hear any game sounds on my laptop.

A:Can't double click on anything Windows 7

Try another mouse set up your programs (Shortcuts) back to double click to open them.

I had a similar issue found out it was the button inside my mouse.

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i just installed a few games and copied a few portable softwares onto my pc. i opened all these games and softwares then and i used them too. then i exited the proper way out. trouble is two days later, now when i try to open some of them nothing happens. i double click on them and the loading icon shows for a few seconds and then disappears and then nothing. i try to run as admin and still the same thing. but this is only for certain softwares and games. others work fine. please, please help me!! i just took a new high end gaming lap with i7, 8gb ram, 1.5 graphics card, windows 7 home premium. i really can't get around this problem...

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I'm running XP Pro and for the last 2 months something has changed on shutdown. I open Start , Turn Off Computer, Turn Off and perform my normal one click but other than a whirring nose in the tower and the green light coming on momentarily on the floppy drive nothing happens. I have to go back and repeat the proceedure one more time for shutdown.

This also happens when installing a program and the window appears saying that it needs to reboot to install...when I click OK nothing happens. I have to go to Start, Turn Off Computer, and click on Restart.

I have also noticed that when my browser opens and I click on the dropdown menu for the stored URLs and it won't open on the first click, it flashes momentarily but it takes the second click to view. This only happens initially from then on the menu drops down on and subsequent single clicks work. The problem seems to have started around the time I started using Firefox as my browser.

Any suggestions?
 

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This problem has just cropped up and i have no idea what caused it or how to resolve it. The thing is whenever i double click to open any folders/images anywhere on the pc except the desktop it always brings up the windows search page - does anyone know how i can stop this happening? Not only is it maddening its very very labourious right clicking and going to the open option.

Any help would be greatly received.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Windows XP double click problem

Have you tried using Restore Defaults?

Open My Computer and select Tools and Folder Options. Then on the General tab click Restore Defaults.
 

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Hi all,

Since 02.01.2013 my Windows 8 is rebooting without a warning, and this is happening evrey morning when I come to work, I've noticed that Windows will restart when I double click a song in Winamp, once it happened when I tried to open a e-mail in Outlook, bust mostly it happens with Winamp.

I have all Windows updates installed, installed latest Winamp version still when I double click or drag&drop a file in Winamp, Windows will restart.

I'm already tired of this situation, need a quick fix.

Thank you in advance.

P.S.: there is no dump file, the system only restarts without BSOD.

A:Windows 8 reboots on double click in Winamp

It happened again today, when working in excel. Need some help, anybody!?

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Hello, I use a HP laptop & since the last few days I am not able to open any files or click on something since the left (main) key & double tap on the mouse pad are not working! Although I am able to move the cursor/pointer over the touch pad & the right click is working fine as well! I searched the entire internet & nothing seem to work! Could anyone help me please ? The last thing I remember doing that might have caused this problem (earlier everything was working fine but sometimes touchpad used to get stuck) is hitting the fn+f5 button that I read in this thread Touchpad not working for windows 10. - Page 3 - Windows 10 Forums Thanks!

A:Left Click & double tap not working in windows 10!

Hi, can you check you don't have Clicklock on? (see Control Panel, Mouse). How does a wired mouse behave?

Look in Device Manager and check when your touchpad driver was last updated. Check it's not the date your problem started.

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I am having trouble opeing folders normally. Every time I try to double click to open a folder through Windows Explorer, I am greeted with the message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action." If I right-click, I can get in, but it's a huge hassle to use workarounds like that. Is there anything I can do to fix this? System Restore hasn't helped me a lick with this so far.

A:Windows Explorer Double-Click Broken

Hello Gamescook, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Try downloading and merging the Directory and Folder reg files in the tutorial below to see if that may fix this after a restart. They will restore the default associations for directories and folders.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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The double-click function works fine on all items except for my D-drive icon, checked every setting I know to check, and have no idea what the problem could be. It is one of three partitions, and is the only one that doesnt except it. I know its not a big deal, but its driving me nuts. Please help
 

A:Windows XP double-click function on drive

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My buddy just bought a brand new Acer Aspire 5552 and fresh out of the box he cannot double click drag any windows.

If he wants to drag/move a window, he has to actually click and hold the button. He cannot use the trackpad.

He updated to the latest drives directly from Acer's website and it still doesn't work.

I searched google for any solutions and I found one post where the guy had the exact same problem, but no one replied with a solution.

Any thoughts on this would be great.

Thanks.

A:Can't double click drag any windows? Ideas?

Hi, function (Fn) key and the F7 key turns on\off the trackpad.

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My symptoms are these:
right click hangs on all files but not folders for about 30-40 seconds then works fine for a few moments but once I click away or do anything else the problem comes back
using the keyboard to copy hangs and then once the computer "unfreezes" copy/paste with keyboard works fine
double clicking on a file that would launch a program hangs for a while then opens the program.
using the delete key hangs
Otherwise performance is normal everything runs fine while using all programs.

What I have tried so far:
Running Adaware and AVG to determine if spyware/malware installed
using shellview to disable processes - no results
cleaned temp files and defragmented drives
uninstalled hp easy button keyboard software

Problem does not occur in safe mode.

Code:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:41:43 AM, on 6/20/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Right click hangs, copy/paste, double click on files hang

Bump, please

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WLM opens emails with a single click rather than just selecting the email. The boxes selecting double click to open are checked. This box is in the folders section and may be for folders ouyside of WLM. I want single click to select and double click to open emails.
TIA

A:How do I change single click to double click to open emails?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by flyboyo2


WLM opens emails with a single click rather than just selecting the email. The boxes selecting double click to open are checked. This box is in the folders section and may be for folders ouyside of WLM. I want single click to select and double click to open emails.
TIA


Correct. "Folder Options" refers to Windows Explorer. The "folders" within a program, like WLM, are under the control of the program. However I noticed that my version of WLM (2009) behaves the way you want without the "Reading" pane turned on. If I turn it on then a single click shows the email in the reading pane. If I turn it off, it takes a double click to open the email to view it. The reading pane is controlled via the "Layout" Viewing option.

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please slove it 
 
 
i am click single time but mouse take double times and files are open 
please slove it
thank you

A:double click problem in mouse i click single time

G'day hassensk, and Welcome to BC.
 
Windows 7 ?    windows XP...? Windows 8 ?......

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Can anyone please help me figure out the solution to this? My Dell 14R 5437's touchpad isn't properly working lately. It's right-click button and double-tap to right click function isn't working as intended; the left-click button and single-tap to left click function is working ok. When plugging an external mouse, however, I can right click as normal.
I tried reinstalling the driver from the Dell website and it's still not working properly. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Lately my pc has been acting a bit weird. I have windows xp. Sometimes when I go to click on something it will jump up or down and I have to scroll back to it and do it again..anyways I ran SUPERAntiSpyware and it detected 114 file threats which it said it got rid of but everytime I do a scan the same ones continue to come back. I saved the scan log to show you. Can you please help me get rid of these once and for all.

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 12/11/2014 at 12:23 PM

Application Version : 6.0.1164
Database Version : 11645

Scan type : Quick Scan
Total Scan Time : 00:03:21

Operating System Information
Windows XP Home Edition 32-bit, Service Pack 3 (Build 5.01.2600)
Administrator

Memory items scanned : 313
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 16716
Registry threats detected : 0
File items scanned : 4312
File threats detected : 114

Adware.Tracking Cookie
.doubleclick.net [ C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\APPLICATION DATA\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\COOKIES ]
.adtechus.com [ C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\APPLICATION DATA\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\COOKIES ]
in.getclicky.com [ C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\APPLICATION DATA\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\COOKIES ]
.adtech.de [ C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\APPLICATION DATA\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\COOKIES ]
.imrworldwide.com [ C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\APPLICAT... Read more

A:double click, get clicky, fast click keeps coming back even after

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I have recently carried out clean install of OS. on C:\

My documents, videos, pictures etc are on E:\
Locations are set correctly as per:http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/windo...o-size_p2/2941

While I can see them to browse, and can copy move etc. .... if I double click on an item to open I get error:

"Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them."

For example I double click a video file I get that error ... yet if I carry out via right click :
open with> VLC media player

It opens and runs fine.

A:Windows doesn't start files on double click

How did you move them to E:? What procedure did you follow?

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Hello All:

I am running Windows XP SP3, Windows Media Player 11.

When I double click a file (.wmv or .avi) in Windows Explorer, Windows Media Player 11 starts but issues a message "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there might be a problem with your sound or video device. Try installing a updated device driver." or I media player shows a black screen with good sound.

If I start Windows Media Player 11 by double clicking the icon in the quick launch tray or by Start > Programs > Windows Media Player, then right click on the Windows logo, select "File", then the desired video file or select the file from the recently accessed list. The video and sound plays fine.

I have noticed a that if I view the properties with Windows Media Player 11 in either the quick launch tray or in Start > Programs the path is listed as Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetch:1

Thanks for you replies in advance.
 

A:Windows Media Player 11 - double click problem

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Like my title read, I can't open any folders in my Windows Explorer with a double click. It gives me the error message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel." This also happens whenever I try to open any drives, such as C: drive. I can however run programs from Windows Explorer, and can right click, then choose open to open folders.

I have already done extensive searching on the subject, tried deleting autorun.ini files, tried some registry fixes, with no luck. I'm obviously running Windows 7, 32-bit, on a HP desktop.

A:Can't open any folders in Windows Explorer with double click

This may not be the best solution, as I am sure others may have a better solution, but it might work.

Go to start

type cmd into the search bar

right click cmd.exe and choose run as administrator.

Type the following. SFC /SCANNOW and press enter.

See if it finds any errors.

Bruce.

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I posted a video on youtube to show specifically what I have done and what the problem is.
Code:
[URL]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-acGkW2OcU[/URL]
One day I noticed that double clicking some pictures didn't open. I am trying to figure out why.

Experiencing some strange behavior when registering shimgvw.dll, context menus are missing options

When I disable shell image verbs using Nirsoft, context menu options come back but double click stops working.

If anyone knows how to keep the context menu options and the double click please let me know.

- Also I tried going to explorer->tools->folder options->file types and manually selecting bmp to open with picture and fax viewer but double click still didn't work

Windows XP SP2
 

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I am having this problem since a few months...
Sometimes when I make single click, my computer receives double click...
suppose I try to select a file by double clicking but it gets opened

is there anyway to fix this?
please help
thanx
 

A:Solved: Single click makes double click

If it happens everytime, there is a setting in windows, but if it's only sometimes, it might be time for a new mouse.
 

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Info on my PC is below. In many windows such as those opened within Internet Explorer, a right mouse click on the right-hand scroll bar acts like a double click, making the scroll go down much further than wanted. It used to be that a single click on the empty area of the bar would make the screen go down only one screen height. It now goes down two. Please help as this is irritating.
 

A:Mouse Single Click acts like Double click

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Just a goofy phenomena that seems to be puzzling me. Each time I single click on a desktop icon, it acts like it was double clicked and opens the file/program. When single clicking on a scroll-bar to the right of a window, it acts like it was double clicked, traveling much further down the screen than expected.

I'm using Windows ME. My mouse is an IBM Scrollpoint II, 3-button mouse with a small scroll pivot-lever. Any assistance to solve this problem will be appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Single mouse click acts like a double-click

Hi there Amaul,

One thing to check is go into the 'mouse properties' in the 'Control Panel' and under the 'Buttons' tab there will be an option for 'Files and Folders'. Make sure the 'double-click to open an item' is selected.

Hope this helps.
 

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It's taking over a minute for a file to open or for the box to appear after I right click. It just hangs with the hourglass cursor until it finally responds. I know this isn't normal. So what's causing it?

Anyone, anyone,

...Bueller, Bueller

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Hello,

I came up to a problem that I cannot solve. Using the Explorer (not IE but the plain explorer to organize folders and files) I cannot change the behaviour of an Active Desktop like in WinXP or others.

I am very used to this procedure: single click = mark an object / doubleclick = execute an object.

Unfortunately, the Explorer just uses the option single click = execute. I remembered the option in XP/Vista, that you can go to Extras -> folder options -> Select Elements and tick a radio button for the Active Desktop method or the classic method (execute via doubleclick). Just as described in the tutorial "Single-Click or Double-Click to Open an Item" within this forum.

I tried this, and now I'm getting nuts: The radio button is already put on the classic mode (execute by doubleclick, select by single click). The other option is grey, i.e. it cannot be selected.

I guess, there's some tick wrong in the registry or else, but I cannot find out which. Does anyone has an idea what can be done?

A:folder options / single-click or double-click

The checkbox/radio button option is under the View tab in the same dialog.

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Many times when I single click on an item with my mouse, whether it be a program, a shortcut, or whatever, more often than not , it acts as a double click. When I double cliclk, it opens up the program twice more often than mot, also. I have the Folder options set up to double click so I don't know what's going on. I regularly run AdAdware, Spybot, and I have ZoneAlarm Suite running all the time.

Any ideas?
 

A:Mouse single click but double click response

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