the mouse cannot be dragged after using remote desktop or virtual machine

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Scenarios that accompany this: after using remote desktop or virtual machine

Problem phenomenon:

  1. Unable to drag desktop icons, hold down the left button to drag the icon, it will flash back quickly (not turn on the automatic arrangement of icons)
  2. You cannot drag files in the explorer, such as to the Recycle Bin
  3. You cannot drag links within a web page to open in the background

A valid solution has been tried: logout or restart

Invalid solution: Restart explorer.exe

Frequency of problems: about 3 times a week, not every time

platform: Windows 10 22H2 or Windows 11 22H2

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Remote Desktop
A Microsoft app that connects remotely to computers and to virtual apps and desktops.
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  1. Limitless Technology 43,916 Reputation points

    Use answers to provide solutions to the user's question.Hello

    Thank you for your question and reaching out. I can understand you are having query\issues related to RDP Mouse not working properly.

    Press Windows + R -> Type mstsc.exe -> Experience -> Untick following

    • Show Window contents while dragging
    • Menu and Animation
    • Visual style.

    Also Uncheck -> Persistent bitmap caching.

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