Just while waiting for a newly ordered computer, my current workhorse became nearly useless. Drag, drop, copy, move (Win 2000) stopped working. Some 5 year old postings on the web offered guesses rather than solutions, and the Microsoft suggestion regarding dcomcnfg has no effect. Any other suggestions that might work?

Is it used online? If so, have you checked it for malware?

Is it used online? If so, have you checked it for malware?

Thanks (again). The problem occurs whether or not I am working online. Malware is suspected for the damage (not proven); the problem is how to repair it.

What antimalware software did you use on it?

What antimalware software did you use on it?

Just tried MBAM as suggested in other thread; problem solved in minutes.
Thank you for your help.