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Windows 7: Can't scroll folders on external drive

29 Jun 2015   #1
genuinegemini

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can't scroll folders on external drive

Hi. I was just wondering if anyone can provide some genuine insight as to why I cannot get Windows to let me scroll folders on my external drive using the touchpad? I have no issues scrolling folders on my primary drive or scrolling web sites. I have looked through the touchpad settings and folder options, but found nothing. I hate using the scroll bars and just want the folders to scroll using my touch pad. Any ideas?


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30 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hmm, try re-installing drivers for the external perhaps?

Silly question but is the folder of external in focus?

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30 Jun 2015   #3
genuinegemini

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There are no drivers, so to speak. It's PnP and the basic drivers load fine, and yes, the folder is in focus. This is also a fairly new install of Windows. I can't find anything on this particular problem so I guess I'm S.O.L. Thanks anyway.
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