Drag-n-Drop Context Menu in Windows 7

Drag-n-Drop Context Menu Discovered After Nearly Losing Files

drag-n-drop context menu
A File Icon Being Dragged Across The Desktop

After many years I have just found that there is a specific Drag-n-Drop Context Menu, in Microsoft Windows 7 at least. For much of that time I avoided Drag-n-Drop in favour of Copy and Paste. This discovery came about after I found I was Moving files out of folders accidentally, by using Drag-n-Drop, when all I wanted to do was copy them to other folders. This resulted in me nearly losing some files by moving them out of their original folders. Continue reading “Drag-n-Drop Context Menu in Windows 7”

Microsoft Garage Mouse without Borders

I have just found this amazing software, Mouse without Borders from Microsoft Garage, that allows me to move my pointer off the right-hand edge of my desk-top screen and onto the left-hand edge of my laptop to take control of it. I can then use my desk-top keyboard to type on my laptop. The process works in reverse too (i.e. I can control my desk-top PC from my laptop touchpad & keyboard.) I could do this with up to four PC’s if I wanted. These are the controlling windows:

mouse without borders

mouse without borders

Initially when you install the software on PC1 you are given a security key and the name of that PC so you can enter them on PC2 when you install the software on that one.

You can get the software for free here: Microsoft Garage – Mouse without Borders

What are the benefits you ask: Well I can just drag a file from one PC to the other. I don’t have to keep moving to the keyboard of the other to control it.