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An expert tool for recovering lost partitions

Issue: Right-click not working

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In this article you will find out:

  • how to fix right-click not working issue
  • how to protect your data with Partition Recovery

Are you ready? Let's read!

Cannot click anything, right-click is not working

The problem with right-click not working on desktop most often does not mean anything serious for Windows 10 OS. Let's see how to get rid of it!

The simplest ways to deal with right-click not working issue:

Restart the laptop or computer. Here, we are talking about a reboot, not a shutdown.

Scan your system for viruses and malware. Antivirus must be checked and updated - these are prerequisites.

Clean your computer from unnecessary and temporary files; delete junk mail.

Connect the mouse to another device. This way, you check if the right-click works. If you are using a wireless mouse, try using new batteries.

Run the hardware troubleshooter:

  • In the search box, enter "hardware and devices" and click “OK”.
  • Select the line Troubleshooter and click “Next”.
  • After scanning, you will see a list of detected hardware and device problems.

If there is a Mouse in the list, select it and click the "Next" button. The fix wizard will try to fix the error.

Advanced solutions

If the previous methods prove to be ineffective, you can try additional solutions:

Recover damaged important system files using the third-party DiskInternals Partition Recovery application. This will be most convenient for you, as the recovery result is 100%.

Exit tablet mode (right-click never works in this mode). This can be done by clicking on “Windows + A” and selecting “Support Center”. Here, you will find tablet mode, which needs to be disabled.

Restart Windows Explorer using the Task Manager. In the “Processes” tab, select “Windows Explorer” and click its “Restart” button.

Update the device driver. In Device Manager, locate and expand the Mice and other pointing devices option. Select Mouse and click “Update Driver ...”. Restart your computer and try again to check if the “can’t right-click on desktop” problem persists.

Protect your data with Partition Recovery

DiskInternals Partition recovery will give you confidence in the safety of your videos, pictures, music, documents, mail, etc. With this software, you can open data like in Explorer and restore it in several ways!

The application works with all versions of the Windows operating system and with many file systems, such as FAT12, ReFS, UFS, HFS, NTFS, ReiserFS, Reiser4, XFS Ext2, Ext3, and Ext4. In addition, a free trial version of DiskInternals Partition Recovery has been developed, which you can download right now. And the Preview function, which is free in the trial and licensed version of the program, will help you make sure that the information is correctly restored.

Having restored the data, you can export it to various storage devices convenient for you. You can also count on remote technical support from the company's specialists for a year after purchasing a license!

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