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Enable or Disable Press and Hold for Right-clicking in Windows 11

A touch screen, or touchscreen, is an input device that enables you to interact directly with what is displayed, rather than using a mouse, touchpad, or other such devices (other than a stylus, which is optional for most modern touch screens).

When you press and hold with touch, it is the same as performing a right-click.

If your device (ex: laptop or tablet) has a touch screen, you can enable or disable press and hold for right-clicking.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable press and hold for right-clicking for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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Change Touch Press and Hold Speed and Duration in Windows 11

A touch screen, or touchscreen, is an input device that enables you to interact directly with what is displayed, rather than using a mouse, touchpad, or other such devices (other than a stylus, which is optional for most modern touch screens).

If your device (ex: laptop or tablet) has a touch screen, you can change the amount of time (speed) you must press and hold before you can perform a right-click.

If your device (ex: laptop or tablet) has a touch screen, you can also change the amount of time during press and hold to perform a right-click.

This tutorial will show you how to change the touch press and hold speed and duration for right-clicking for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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How to Fix Slow or Freezing Right Click Context Menu in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10

A context menu is a graphical user interface (GUI) that appears when you right click or press and hold on an item (ex: desktop, file, folder, drive, etc…) in Windows. A context menu can have menu items and sub-menus with a list of options or actions available for the item you right clicked on.

When you install 3rd party apps, some may include their own shell extensions that add items to the right click context menu.

If an app’s shell extension isn’t working properly, it can cause a context menu to be extremely slow or freeze when you right click to open the context menu.

This tutorial will show you how to troubleshoot and fix slow or freezing right click context menu caused by shell extensions in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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