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Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10

Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10: When ClickLock is enabled we don’t need to drag a file or folder holding the mouse button, in other words, if we want to drag file or folders from one location to another then briefly click on the file to lock the selected item then again click in order to release the file. No more drag and drop of files from location to another. If you have trouble holding down the mouse button and dragging the cursor then enabling ClickLock does make sense for you.

Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10

Also, you can change the settings for ClickLock on how long you need to hold down the mouse button before your item is locked which gives you more control on this feature. Anyway without wasting any time let’s see How to Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed tutorial.

Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10 Settings

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Devices.

click on System

2.From the left-hand menu click on Mouse.

3.Now in the right-hand window scroll down to Related settings then click on “Additional mouse options“.

select Mouse & touchpad then click Additional mouse options

4.Make sure to switch to Buttons tab then under ClickLock checkmark “Turn on ClickLock” if you want to Enable ClickLock.

To Enable ClickLock checkmark Turn on ClickLock in Mouse settings

5.Similarly, if you want to disable ClickLock simply uncheck “Turn on ClickLock”.

To Disable ClickLock simply uncheck Turn on ClickLock

6.Reboot your PC to save changes.

Method 2: Change Mouse ClickLock Settings in Mouse Properties

1.Again click on “Additional mouse options” under Mouse Settings.

select Mouse & touchpad then click Additional mouse options

2.Switch to Buttons tab then click on Settings under ClickLock.

Click on Settings under ClickLock

3.Now adjust the slider according to how short or long you want to hold down the mouse button before the selected item is locked and click OK.

Adjust how long you need to hold down a mouse before your click on locked

Note: The default time is 1200 milliseconds and the time range is from 200-2200 milliseconds.

4.Click Apply followed by OK.

5.Restart your PC to save changes.

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That’s it, you successfully learned How to Enable or Disable Mouse ClickLock in Windows 10 but if you still have any queries regarding this tutorial then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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