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Windows 7: Latest Microsoft Updates messed up Scrolling

13 Feb 2013   #1
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
Latest Microsoft Updates messed up Scrolling

Hello guys, I was hoping you could give me some help.

Today my computer let me know I had to perform some updates, so I left it installing those updates since I knew it would shut down after.

I come home from work, and now whenever I use the scroll wheel to use smooth scrolling (clicking the scroll wheel) it is incredibly laggy in certain websites, it will not move at all unless I keep moving the mouse, but that is not how it should work. This only happens in ''intensive'' sites and when a video is running the video will stop until I stop trying to smooth scroll.

The only difference from happening minutes before the updates and right now... are the updates.

I don't know which ones were installed, so I guess bad me for not keeping track of that, but is it even normal?

Thanks for your time.

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13 Feb 2013   #2
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64

Okay, just found out what the issue might be, and it's incredibly stupid.

Whenever I zoom in a page with firefox just one value higher than the default zoom, scrolling will be incredibly laggy, but if I go back to default zoom it's fine again.

This is incredibly stupid to be affected by a windows update, but this did NOT happen before.
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13 Feb 2013   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

You didn't say what version FF you're using, but one person said this:

disable the hardware acceleration option from the same settings option block(Settings->Advanced->Browsing), then it works normal as it should. This happends on Win7, Firefox 13.0.1
[FIXED] Firefox 13 new default smooth scrolling leads to very slow grid scrolling
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13 Feb 2013   #4
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64

I apologize, I'm using FF 20 beta, just didn't think it was relevant because the only change was a windows update.
Been using this version of FF for 4 months without problems.
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