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Windows 7: out of control scrolling...

25 Dec 2009   #1
ilmbg

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out of control scrolling...

I have searched, but not found the answer.
I have my mouse/scroll set at 4 lines. If I want to scroll down a page-several lines- or even the whole page, after I tap the mouse/pad a few times the scrolling goes out of control!! It zooms either down/up, depending on which way I was going, so I pass up the line I want several times. It is very frustrating! How do I control this? I tried control panel/mouse/wheel, but after setting it to 4 lines it still goes wild! Help, please. TY


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25 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

What kind of mouse do you have?

But just to start go to

tools (top of ie page)

internet options

advanced

smooth scripting should be checked

x
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26 Dec 2009   #3
ilmbg

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rich- I checked- 'smooth scrolling' already has a checkmark. Thanks
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26 Dec 2009   #4
richc46

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ilmbg View Post
rich- I checked- 'smooth scrolling' already has a checkmark. Thanks
All I could do is try my best. You are very welcome.
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26 Dec 2009   #5
Qdos

 

If you are using a touchpad then some of them have parametres to keep on scrolling when your finger(s) reach the edge of the touchpad. Some of them allocate specific parts of the pad for scrolling too.

Open control panel > mouse > advanced properties (usually the far right tab, and it won't appear unless you have installed the device drivers for the touchpad, and have rebooted the machine) and see what options are there.

Check with the manufacturers website for the latest drivers, I know the drivers for my netbook touchpad were dreadful until a number of updates materialised!
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26 Dec 2009   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Type device manager in search

Click on device manager

Check to make sure that all mouse drivers are up to date.
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26 Dec 2009   #7
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

You could also but a cheap Logitech mouse and use setpoint software to adjust the scroll rate. Drivers may add an option, but it unlikely.
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