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Windows 7: Wheel Scrolling with Comfort Optical Mouse


05 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
 
 
Wheel Scrolling with Comfort Optical Mouse

I have a Microsoft Comfort Optical Mouse 3000 installed on my desktop under Windows 7 64bit. The wheel scrolls vertically 3 lines in most programs and in others it scrolls various number of lines. I have looked at Control Panel>>Mouse>>Wheel and can find only settings for speed, none for the number of lines to be scrolled. I have also changed the Scrollwheellines setting from 3 to 1 in the registry but still the wheel scrolls 3 lines or more. The system tells me there are no better mouse driver than the one I have installed.

This problem came about around a week or so ago and I am just getting around to trying to solve it.

My laptop has a Logitech wheel mouse and its driver allows me to choose the number of lines to be scrolled and the mouse responds accordingly.

What can I do to get the Comfort Mouse to scroll just on line at a time?

Thank you very much.


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06 Dec 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Hey Square,

Is this what you're looking for?
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Do you have this version installed? http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en...e-3000#support make sure you have windows 7 selected, and choose 32bit or 64bit.

Do you have a mouse application? Here is mine:
Wheel Scrolling with Comfort Optical Mouse-capture.png


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06 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
Hey Square,

Is this what you're looking for?
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Do you have this version installed? http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en...e-3000#support make sure you have windows 7 selected, and choose 32bit or 64bit.

Do you have a mouse application? Here is mine:
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Thank you very much, Dust Sailor

Yes, that is exactly what I was looking for BUT here is what I have for Mouse Properties.


As you can see, there is no place to change the number of lines to be scrolled.

I went to the link you provided and downloaded the driver. When I tried to install it I got a message saying something like, " This version is already installed."

Any further thoughts?
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06 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
 
 

Whoops, I left the screen shot out.

Wheel Scrolling with Comfort Optical Mouse-mouse-properties.jpg


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06 Dec 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

wow. Perhaps your driver doesn't support it? That would be weird... Does a google search come up with anything?
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06 Dec 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
wow. Perhaps your driver doesn't support it? That would be weird... Does a google search come up with anything?
I think you are right. I got the latest driver from MS, installed it and still no provision for single line scrolling. Like you said, weird huh! Go figure.
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08 Dec 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
wow. Perhaps your driver doesn't support it? That would be weird... Does a google search come up with anything?
Someone over in the Microsoft Forums pointed me to
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303091, and after several readings of the article I found the answer. The problem was caused by my stubbornness in insisting on having a 'number of lines to be scrolled' entry in the properties window. I finally realized it was tied to the vertical scroll rate. I set it to minimum and now get the wheel scrolling I wanted.

Thanks again for you help.
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10 Dec 2011   #8

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Square,

ah, never would have guessed. glad you wee able to find that webpage and get it fixed. Hey, I've learned something today

Take care
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