How To Fix Right Click Not Working Windows 10?

We know how much it irritates when certain functions on your device do not perform properly. Windows 10 users face the issue of right-clicking not working quite often. But the thing is, many don’t know how to get rid of this issue. Let us see some troubleshooting methods to fix the Right click not working Windows 10 device.

Restart Windows Explorer

The problem of right click not working may occur if the Windows Explorer is malfunctioning. Restarting Windows Explorer might solve the issue.

  • Press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys simultaneously to open the Windows Task Manager.
  • Click on the Processes tab.
  • Search and locate Windows Explorer from the list.
  • Right-click on the Windows Explorer option.
  • Choose the Restart option.
  • Wait until Windows restarts the Explorer.
  • Once restarted, perform the right click on your mouse.
  • Make sure this method fixes the Right click not working Windows 10 problem.
Right Click Not Working Windows 10

Check Your Mouse

Make sure that your mouse is not defective. Using a defective mouse will also result in being unable to perform right-click on your mouse.

  • Disconnect your mouse from your computer.
  • Connect your mouse to another computer.
  • Check whether the right click on that device works.
  • If it works, there is a problem with your Windows 10 device.
  • If not, there might be a problem with your mouse.
  • Change your mouse and make sure that the problem gets fixed.

Try A Different Usb Cable Or Port

If you have connected your mouse to your computer using a USB cable, check whether your cable is defective or not. Using the defective USB mouse cable will result in the current problem.

  • Disconnect your mouse from your Windows 10 computer.
  • Wait for a few seconds and reconnect it again to another port of the computer.
  • Check whether the right click works now.
  • If yes, there might be a problem regarding the USB cable.
  • If the problem Right click not working Windows 10 does not exist, change the mouse and reconnect using another mouse.

Change The Power Management Settings For USB

  • Press the Windows + R keys simultaneously to open the Run dialog box.
  • Type in devmgmt.msc and click OK.
  • In the following window, select and double-click on the Universal Serial Bus Controllers option from the list.
  • Choose the USB Root Hub option and click on the Power Management tab in the following window.
  • Ensure that you deselect the Allow the computer to turn off the device to save the power checkbox.
  • Click OK.
  • Now, restart your device.
  • Wait until the device resumes and check whether the Right click not working Windows 10 error is fixed.

Run DISM

Running DISM helps fix the Windows errors and enables you to fix the right-click not working problem on your Windows 10 device.

  • Press the Windows + R keys simultaneously to open the Run dialog box.
  • Type in cmd and press Enter.
  • The Command Prompt window pops up on your desktop.
  • Type DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth in the cmd window and press Enter.
  • Wait until the whole process gets completed.
  • Once completed, type sfc /scannow and press Enter.
  • Now, restart your device.
  • Wait until the device gets resumed.
  • Perform the right-click on your mouse and make sure that it works on your Windows 10 device.

If still Right click not working Windows 10 problem persist, contact our technical experts.