Re: Scroll wheel on mouse doesnt scroll page
I have no problem with my mouse scroll wheel working in any vista window
once I have clicked the mouse left or right key while the cursor is visible
in the window that I want it to scroll. Otherwise it does appear that in
vista it does not scroll since it does not know in what window your are
"Luke" <Luke@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thank-you for your reply David.
> Ive tried different combinations of buttons, still no luck yet.
> Ill keep trying.
> "David Morgan (MAMS)" wrote:
>> "Luke" <Luke@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > I have had my current desktop running vista ultimate for several months
>> > and
>> > has run fine.
>> > Suddenly last week the scroll wheel on keyboard and mouse (logitech
>> > mx3000)
>> > stopped working to scroll the page in internet explorer, windows
>> > explorer and
>> > MS-word. The scroll wheels still work when ctrl held down to zoom
>> > pictures
>> > etc.
>> > Vista is fully up to date, mouse/keyboard software is fully up to date
>> > and I
>> > have changed to MS wired keyboard and mouse - still no difference.
>> > What could be the problem?
>> > Thanks for your help.
>> > Luke
>> There are a number of odd-ball anomalies that can occur with meeces
>> when buttons are accidentally triggered. Some of the results are
>> oriented, and some are OS or mouse function oriented... so the results
>> vary depending on whether or not you have certain software open and
>> when you create the button combinations.
>> Use different combinations of the mouse buttons in short duration to see
>> if you can restore the standard scroll functions. Start by holding down
>> (at different times) both the left and right mouse buttons as you are
>> to scroll. Also, many scroll wheel meeces have a depression switch on
>> wheel itself which activates other uses -- try depressing the wheel as
>> scroll (or before) and tapping the wheel and see if this changes the
>> These are just ideas.... nothing certain here at all - but there are
>> often large
>> numbers of options which can be created by the combination of mouse
>> buttons and the wheel that are not necessarily discussed in the
>> mouse or software documentation.
>> Also, check to see if there is a command and control function set in the
>> control panel for your mouse. It may accidentally have been set to not
>> scroll at all. You can usually set the number of lines per scroll-click
>> the properties for the mouse.