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I hated to have to take it to that extreme...but at least everything has worked out. Thank you for any help you might be able to offer. Reply Mari says: March 6, 2016 at 12:14 am Thanks so much! If that doesn't work for you, try the next solution. my review here

If you choose to download it, make certain that you download the version appropriate to your OS. Ultimately I had to do a clean install of mountain lion and you can't restore from TM, has to be CLEAN install. You should uninstall the software and delete the kext file in System/Library/Extensions. Murray Reply With Quote 01-19-2013,11:05 PM #4 Slydude View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Nov 16, 2009 Location North Louisiana, USA Posts 10,762 Specs:2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3191768?tstart=0

Drag And Drop Mac Not Working

Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email • parker, Jan 18, 2007 Natobasso uix_expand uix_collapse Tech-Bot 5000 Joined: Jul 28, 2002 Messages: 3,370 Likes Received: 1 Dragster here (v 1.0 11/2006): http://versiontracker.com/php/searc...arch&str=dragster&srchArea=macosx|osx&x=0&y=0 Also, try booting in Single User Mode Thankfully, after some playing around there were a couple of annoying solutions that did solve the problem. El Capitan has been issue after issue like this.

  1. Your Internal Hard Drive will be shown there probably as "Macintosh HD".
  2. mr.
  3. Drag an icon off of the dock to remove it, it just hangs onto the mouse pointer and never goes away.
  4. Reply Jan says: September 10, 2016 at 5:10 am Thanks a lot !!
  5. Do you have Dragging and Drag Lock checked?
  6. Then just press Enter to wake the computer up.
  7. parker, Jan 21, 2007 Kamille uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Apr 16, 2016 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 J mr.
  8. I don'y unless I am experiencing issues such as the one you are having.

Go to Ownership/Permissions/Details and make sure you have Read Write access for 'Owner' and 'Group' and for 'Others' make sure it's 'Read Only'. Yet another electrical box fill question Figuring out why I'm going over hard-drive quota How much information can you obtain from a pulsar-black hole system? ThanksClick to expand... How To Drag And Drop On Mac Trackpad This is an excellent article, which brings together a number of fixes and work-arounds I've seen in various places, and explains them all simply and clearly.

This really helped me. Why Can't I Drag And Drop Files On My Mac Reply Amy says: 4 years ago Thank you so much!! As regards "cleaning apps", many in the Forum use and recommend the free OnyX. I have checked through my settings thinking that there must be a check in something but I am unable to find the culprit causing this situation.

This article (for system 10.2.4, granted) recommends a reinstall of os x: http://www.maclife.com/forums/post/666390 Have you repaired permissions yet? Mac Drag And Drop Not Working El Capitan I turned ON the bluetooth and OFF again. I cannot drag/drop files. Stay logged in Mac Support Forums Mac Help Forums Mac OS X System & Mac Software Home Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Top Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015

Why Can't I Drag And Drop Files On My Mac

Regarding the 'Get Info' for my HD...what should I have selected for the Owner...should I use my Account Admin Name...or System? #7 mr. Continued I agree with Bill that none of the solutions here are really solutions, just work-arounds for Apple software issues that should not be happening. Drag And Drop Mac Not Working This site is not affiliated with or endorsed by Apple Inc. How To Drag And Drop On Mac El Capitan share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply YaGaYaW, Nov 4, 2012 YaGaYaW macrumors newbie Joined: Nov 4, 2012 #24 Uninstalling Air Display did it for

I can't move files around. http://skimwp.org/drag-and/cannot-drag-and-drop-on-desktop.php So I looked at the names of the files mentioned above, — com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad.plist com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad.plist com.apple.preference.trackpad.plist com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.mouse.plist com.apple.driver.AppleHIDMouse.plist — and well, I understand the concept of literally just erasing all the preferences/setting It is a very annoying problem though…. I have tried to drag it into a different folder onto the desk top and that also fails. Can't Drag Files On Mac

Same here. 10.8. 'Have to force quit finder very frequently and other programs too. Method 1 - Sleep/Wake Computer The first thing you can try is to simply put the Mac to sleep and then wake it up again. Drag an icon from the icon bar at the top (command-click) and you can pick up the icon and move it, but never drop it. http://skimwp.org/drag-and/cannot-drag-and-drop-files-on-desktop.php Thank you.

Then select the way you want then to be arranged and select if you want it system wide or not. How To Drag And Drop On Mac To External Hard Drive Then go to the Finder menu item VIEW-> SHOW VIEW OPTIONS. When the issue occurs simply click the middle mouse button and the problem is fixed until your next boot.

parker, Jan 18, 2007 Flying Meat uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Oct 31, 2006 Messages: 172 Likes Received: 0 Which OS X version are you using? #2 Flying Meat, Jan 18,

But what Mail does is imediately include folder X. No, create an account now. I really 11/4/2016 11/4/2016 Ashik I changed the font size on 7 plus iPhone. Can't Drag And Drop Mac El Capitan If it's still not solved move this file to your desktop; /Library/Caches/com.apple.dock.iconcache. Ask Your Own Mac Question Customer: replied7 years ago.

Thanks share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply steffenkarspeck, Jul 26, 2012 steffenkarspeck macrumors newbie Joined: Jul 26, 2012 #2 same here Same here, Reply Rachel says: August 8, 2016 at 11:39 am I had trouble with the drag and drop not working and it ended up being gunk on the track pad, so definitely From the Edit menu. useful reference Can anyone offer a solution?

By Command Alt Ego in forum OS X - Operating System Replies: 2 Last Post: 08-22-2012, 10:48 PM iMovie HD 6: Drag and Drop to Desktop vs. I think I will give the OnyX a shot as Ian suggested. AppleCare ran every kind of test and concluded this with me. Much of what the OS X system does is quite different now from the OP's situation, even though it may seem similar to yours. (The OPs OS X version 10.4.8 was

Browse other questions tagged permission desktop or ask your own question. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Fredvs79, Sep 25, 2012 Fredvs79 macrumors newbie Joined: Feb 24, 2012 #20 zankty said: ↑ I figured out After I did a Erase and Install, migrated my user folder back everything was working. Reply Steve says: 4 years ago I would be amazed if "Repair Disk Permissions" fixed this for anyone ever.

I can't move folders around (when I try, the icon gets the slashed-O "no" symbol and they bounce back where they came from), and the "New Folder" menu item on Finder but when I clicked and dragged ANYTHING, in the Finder or in an App, what ever I was dragging stuck to the cursor and will not go away. OK you don't have a trackpad but you made no mention of my other instructions; Delete the icon cache found in /Library/Caches/ whose name is "com.apple.dock.iconcache" Next, delete these files from this is ridiculous!

It is extremely bad, my machine is totally inoperable. Never had this happen before. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... It was the Airparrot Audio driver.

Members have access to different forum appearance options, and many more functions. Now, the shared drive will appear on the virtual machine Desktop. Reply Rene van Hezewijk says: September 8, 2015 at 12:00 am Good to know, but it has not happened to me, yet.