Drag Windows and Files Without Holding the Mouse Button in Windows 7

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    First we need to go to the Control Panel
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    To go there, we need to press the Start menu button, in the lower left corner of the screen.
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    Now, click "Control Panel"
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    Once in the Control Panel, we are looking for "Hardware and Sound"
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    Click it, and we will be brought to a different section.
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    In this section, we are looking for "Mouse"
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    Click it, and a new window, with several tabs, will open.
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    In this window, we need the "Buttons" tab
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    In this tab, we need to check "Turn on ClickLock"
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    Put a check mark in the box.
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    We can now click on "Settings"
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    From here, we can say how long we need to keep the mouse button held for it to lock. In our case, we are going for the shortest period available.
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    We will set the slider to the shortest one and then click "OK"
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    Click "OK" in this window as well
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    The settings will take effect.
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    We can click and hold the window, and wait for about one second, then let it go
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    Now, we will be able to drag the window. We can do the same with files on the desktop. To let it go, just click again.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to drag Windows and files without holding the mouse button on Windows 7 computers
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the "Comments" section below.
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