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My quick launch behaivor is erratical

I have a lot of tasks on my Quick Launch in Windows XP and they are do not fit one line and it creates two buttons icon for switch the pages force and back. But almost every time if I click some icon on second page it is not switching to this window but switch on first page and vise-verse on first page.
I have another problem with my mouse (and it could be relate to first one) sometime I click for Copy and do Paste but Copy was not done.

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Vadim.

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Make a new folder on your desttop call it QuickLanch and move all your quick lanch programs there and then go to quick Lanch on the bottom of the screen and delete all but the ones you need .You have them on your desktop now .If there is some you would like to put back later then you can put it back when you like .When install any new programs uncheck the add to QuickLanch .You can allways add it later .Quicklanch are only shortcuts its does noting to delete them .You can just hit the start ,programs to get to anything you need .

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