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Windows 8 Folder drag

  1. #1


    Delhi, India
    Posts : 58
    Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8.1

    Windows 8 Folder drag


    Whenever I drag any Window in Windows 8, only a box is dragged and then when I release mouse the folder comes to it's place. The folder does not drag alongside. This is no such problem but it really doesn't look as good as it was. Maybe I changed some setting. Please guide me as to how I can change it back to normal.Click image for larger version

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello SDhamija, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You would need to double check to make sure that you have the Show window contents while dragging box checked in Visual Effects.

    Show Window Contents or Outline While Dragging - Windows 7 Forums
    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Delhi, India
    Posts : 58
    Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8.1


    Hey Shawn, Thanks! It really helped me..
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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