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Windows 7: Stop Mousewheel from Scrolling in Browsers

25 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7, OSX 10.6
 
 
Stop Mousewheel from Scrolling in Browsers

How can I disable Ctrl+[Mousewheel Scroll] zooming of webpages?

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25 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

I don't know that you can, I'm not sure but think it's built into the browser. Have you checked your mouse properties to see what they are set at ?

The only other thing I could suggest is don't scroll the mousewheel while holding the Ctrl button
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25 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7, OSX 10.6
 
 

No options to set it in any browser, or at Control Panel > Mouse > Wheel.
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25 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

It's not built-in in the browser, but Windows itself. Try it it just works a bit different.

Yes, these are my desktop icons completely zoomed out XD


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25 Nov 2009   #5

 

AFAIK it cannot be turned off... although you could always install a mouse without the wheel if you wished...
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25 Nov 2009   #6

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

If you have Logitech SetPoint installed, you can set the Scrolling Size window to none, and it will do what you want.
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