Re: Microsoft mouse drivers cause problems scrolling in some applicati
I too have experienced some of the problems that you face, others don't seem
to be a problem (see below). I use the Microsoft Trackball Explorer 1.0.
Even with all of your comments, Microsoft employees don't generally hang out
on these newsgroups. The newsgroups are peer to peer discussions where users
help users. So your plea to "hurry up" will probably be unheard in Redmond.
"sebbelcher" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have seen many people complain about this problem, both in this forum
> other third party forums but nothing seems to be getting done about it.
> There are driver problems which are causing scrolling not to function
> correctly in certain applications using Microsoft mouse products with the
> Intellipoint driver software under Vista. All such applications (in my
> personal experience) worked correctly under Windows XP with the exact same
> The primary symptom is faults with upward scrolling, in some applications
> (e.g. Google Earth) upward scrolling is not recognised at all and the
> application scrolls down (which is Zoom In) no matter which way the wheel
> turned. In other applications (e.g. Opera Web Browser) upward scrolling
> also mis-interpreted, scrolling up in these applications cause the page to
> jump up an huge chunk on the first move of the wheel, then start scrolling
> down again (even though the wheel is still being pushed up).
> This is my list of problem and problem free applications so far:
> Upward scrolling does NOT work:
> Google Earth
Works both ways...Windows Vista Ultimate
> Opera Web Browser
Works correctly both ways in Opera 9.2
> Scrolling does work:
> Windows Explorer
> Internet Explorer
Scrolling may work, but with my trackball, I can't close active instances of
any kind as I could in XP.
> MS Office 2003 products
> Mozilla Firefox
> Mozilla Thunderbird
> MSN Messenger
> Please hurry up and get this fixed MS! It's extremely frustrating.