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Drag and Drop problem

  1. #1


    Posts : 32
    windows 8 pro

    Drag and Drop problem


    Hi,

    After using Windows 8 pro for couple of days, i was on Windows 7 pro before i noticed some problems while working with my applications.
    For example,
    I'm unable to drag and drop a wav file into another application (from windows explorer to audio application), while before worked ok.
    Is there any option to enable or some registry trick or anything

    Thanks in advance,
    Best,
    Matej

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    This typically happens if you are running the application with elevated privileges. Windows doesn't allow a lower privileged application to interact with a higher privileged one, because doing so is unsafe.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 32
    windows 8 pro


    Thanks Mystere.

    I found a solution , which works for me :
    "How to fully disable UAC on Windows 8
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Policies > System
    Then Find this Key EnableLUA, Double Click on it and change the Value data from 1 to 0."


    Best,
    Matej


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  4. #4


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Be aware that doing this will break Metro apps.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 32
    windows 8 pro


    It's ok, i already disabled metro screen and applications, cause i'm not using that option.
    I have classic shell installed, like at Win 7 before.
    Last edited by schmety; 14 Dec 2012 at 17:33.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 64-bit


    @schmety

    Thank you so much! I was so frustrated by this issue I never had in win7.
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  7. #7


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Which Audio application? I use Sound Forge 9 and I can drop right into it. I can't in iTunes though, and I used to be able to.
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