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Updated to Chrome 94.0.4606.61 and now mouse wheel sometimes scrolls in increments of only two pixels

I think the question title sums it up: scrolling is just really slow on some web pages or parts of pages now, because Chrome thinks the correct scroll amount for a mouse wheel "tick" is just ...
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Make mouse wheel slower - Ubuntu 20.04

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 in a docker container and want to set the mouse wheel speed at the lowest possible point. I tried with imwheelrc, but it's lowest value is 1 and on the app i'm using that equals ...
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Double scrolling on Chrome

This isn't a "double scroll bar bug" that I've seen on here, this is something different. To put it simply, sometimes for no reason at all scrolling on chrome will suddenly double. To best ...
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Mouse wheel not working only in browsers on Win 10

My mouse wheel sometimes stops working until Windows restart. It does NOT work in browsers (all of these: Chrome, Firefox, Edge - the Chromium one), but works fine in any other program. However, ...
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Enable smooth keyboard scrolling but disable smooth mouse scrolling in Firefox

I want the same smooth scrolling behavior as current Chrome/Edge(mium) versions: snappy touchpad scrolling without delay, but smooth and slower scrolling when using the arrow keys on the keyboard. ...
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Office365 has a different track pad scroll direction with X-Mouse-Button-Control

In my company, I got a new notebook with Microsoft Windows 10. It comes with natural scrolling support on the touchpad: Sliding up with two fingers moves the document up. So far, so nice. Sadly, if I ...
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How to disable the mouse wheel scrolling in mpv?

The wheel has eventually become "loose" with all mice I've owned and can be scrolled by accident. In mpv the wheel controls the video position. from the documentation: WHEEL_* Mouse wheels (...
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Disable smooth scrolling in WordPad?

Is there any way to turn off Smooth Scrolling in WordPad in Windows 10, v1903? When I use the mouse-wheel, I want one "click" of the wheel to result in a single change of screen state. Any ...
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Mouse Wheel not working after updating ubuntu 16.04

I've recently updated my ubuntu 16.04, and find that my mouse wheel stopped working. I've tried the 'imwheel' package solution but not solved. What should I do?
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Mouse wheel pressing button when scrolling

I have a Promate Clix-7 mouse. I am having an issue where if I scroll down & up the wheel button "activates". I think it's because the wheel being too down, and it touching the sensor, but I'm not ...
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Scroll through PowerPoint slides with the mousewheel

At least before 2007, I was able to scroll the mouse-wheel in a PowerPoint being viewed in Normal mode, and expect one notch on the mouse-wheel would advance one slide. If the window was too ...
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Use mouse buttons on screen corners to perform certain actions in Windows 10

I want to use mouse buttons on screen corners to perform certain actions. Specifically, I want to use the mouse wheel: -on the bottom left corner to raise and lower the sound volume; -and on the top ...
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Is it possible to disable the scroll button (wheel) on a mouse?

Please READ before you answer. I know this can be done with any operating system. My issue is using a mouse with a stand alone DVR (Digital Video Recorder) that doesn't have a menu option to ...
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Mousewheel not working in some areas of the screen

Starting today, my mousewheel stopped working on some areas of the screen. For example, it works absolutely perfectly in the left 20% of the screen. In other (seemingly random) areas, about 50% of ...
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Enable Scroll Wheel to scroll command prompt while it's running applications

Short summary of beneficial problem solving experience: After using gdb I wanted the cmd.exe window to scroll with the wheel of the mouse while debugging; and after finally reading: this answer by @...
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Why were mouse wheels designed with notches? [closed]

A few models have free turning mouse wheels, but why do most mouse wheels have a notched mechanism?
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How to let an Auto-Hotkey Script survive desktop-locking?

I got an Auto-Hotkey script #NoEnv ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases. #Warn ; Recommended for catching common errors. SendMode Event ; Input worked ...
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How do I make Auto Hotkey convert "RButton down, Mousewheel action, RButton up" into "MButton down, Mouse moving up & down, MButton up""

I got a program that zooms when pressing MButton while moving mouse up and down. Because this seems a little bit odd to me, I decided to use AHK to let this program zoom when the mouse wheel is ...
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How can I remap the volume scroll wheel to mouse wheel on a Corsair K70 keyboard?

How can I remap the volume scroll wheel to mouse wheel on a Corsair K70 keyboard? (e.g., instead of increasing the volume, I want the scroll to send a mouse wheel up signal) I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 ...
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How do I make Auto Hotkey do Alt+F4 when I press right mouse button and scroll wheel?

My question is simple, I want a script in Auto Hotkey so that I can press Alt+F4 by pressing the right mouse button and scroll wheel. How do I do this?
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How does a Logitech scroll wheel detect movement?

I just replaced my scroll wheel in my mouse, a one minute repair. But now I've seen something that can't be unseen. Logitech scroll wheels apparently function using magic. It freely rests on three ...
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Jumpy scrolling with mouse wheel

All of a sudden, when I try scrolling through a web page, for every click of the mouse-wheel, it moves up or down a whole page, not smooth scrolling. Yesterday it was still scrolling smoothly. What ...
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Windows: Mousewheel scrolling on window without focus

Linux and Windows have a number of differences. One of the little things that I found useful on Linux (this may be specific to certain desktop environments, such as LXDE in my case), was that if I ...
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Why do mouse wheels stop working correctly with time?

I noticed that I need to change my wireless mouse every few months because of the same reason: mouse wheel starts to get more and more unresponsive as time passes. I was wondering how does the mouse ...
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How to stop mousewheel in Windows File Explorer from doing strange things?

I have been using the Windows File Explorer as one does, using the mouse wheel to scroll up and down the list of files in a directory. But sometimes this stops working; instead of scrolling up and ...
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Using tmux - scrolling via ssh

Instead of ssh-ing from many terminal windows to a remote server, I deceded to start using tmux via one single ssh connection. There are things I cant seem to get working though. The most important ...
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How to make the mouse wheel scroll behave the same on both windows and mac os?

I observe that the mouse wheel scroll direction is different on mac and windows. They are opposite. Is there a way to make them behave in the same way? Any help is appreciated. Thank you.
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Mouse scroll wheel has stopped working

As of about a week ago, the scroll wheel on mice have stopped working (not just one, all mice). Here's what I've tried to investigate and fix the problem, all to no avail so far: Confirmed the ...
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ZhiZhu ET X-08 scroll wheel

This is the mouse. It was working fine 6 months and few weeks ago its scroll wheel just went nuts. It scrolls jerky, up and down, jumps unpredictably. Also, something went wrong with the mouse a month ...
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How do I disable the middle mouse button click?

My mouse is buggy and the middle mouse button is always pressed and I dont know how I disable the click function. I have looked at my mouse settings and I cant change the middle mouse function at all....
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Mouse scroll wheel is jumpy

I'm using Mad Catz R.A.T 5 and recently I started having problems with the my mouse scroll wheel. When i'm scrolling up or down in google chrome, steam or anything else, my mouse scroll wheel isn't ...
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Windows 10 Automatic zoom

Today, when I turned on my laptop, after a few minutes Windows automatically start zooming in and out. For example, when I scroll some windows like explorer, Chrome or any other application it starts ...
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How can I stop my browser from scrolling while in a game?

Some games and programs use the scroll wheel to scroll or zoom, but if the main window is large enough, this will usually scroll the browser window as well, which will put the game off of the screen. ...
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Clicking on mouse wheel button switches language

I have two languages installed on my Windows 8.1 OS: English and Hebrew. Recently I've started to use mouse middle click to open a link in Chrome in a new tab, and then I noticed that when I do that,...
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Windows 10 Horizontal Scroll Issue

I'd like to know What this thing is and how to disable it if possible. It only appears in windows with a horizontal scroll-bar and it allows you to scroll left-right with the mouse wheel. I've tried ...
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In Microsoft Office Access 2013 how can I use my mouse wheel to advance to the next record?

I am trying to set up Microsoft Access 2013 to advance to the next record by using my mouse wheel. My older version of Access allowed me to do this. How do I do it in the newest version of Access?
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In Sublime Text, for syntax-specific preferences, how do you enable increase/decrease font size with CTRL+Mousewheel

I am normally able to use CTRL+MouseWheel to increase and decrease the font size in Sublime Text (I am using Sublime Text 3). This behavior appears to be on by default. When I am in an editor window ...
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No smooth scrolling on Windows 10

For some reason, smooth scrolling (using the mouse wheel) was replaced on Windows 10 (in my case, at least) with scrolling of entire page and sometimes even more. I see this on those apps for now: ...
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Logitech MX518 Custom Clicker?

I got an old Logitech MX518 gaming mouse, that, despite its age (2009) still works like a charm. However, recently I decided to take it apart to clean it, but somehow lost the small metallic clicker ...
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Mouse wheel not working properly

I have a 3D optical mouse - Vaio. Mouse wheel works counter-wise for about 5% of times . That occurs more often as the speed of my scrolling increases. Do you think the problem is hardware-related ? ...
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How can I test my mouse wheel click with windows 7

My mouse wheel click seems to be behaving intermittently with my Firefox browser. But I would like to test it to verify it is a hardware issue and not a software one. How can I test my mouse wheel ...
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Adjust mouse cursor speed independently of scroll wheel speed

In Windows 8.1, there is one slider (hooray for simplicity) that adjusts both how many lines to scroll when using the scroll wheel, but also the mouse cursor speed. How do I adjust the two ...
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Word 2007 won't let me mouse-wheel-scroll past cursor after editing

I'm using MS Word 2007 at work (on an HP ProBook 6460b, if that makes a difference) and have come across an annoying issue for which I can't seem to find a solution. I'm pretty sure this doesn't ...
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Mouse Wheel Lines not honored/saved after stable reboot

After changing the mouse lines per scroll preference in Windows 7 Mouse Control Panel from three to eight and rebooting the preference is set back to three, how do I force Windows to honor the ...
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Scroll inside a Windows dialog without first clicking inside the dialog

This might seem like a very insignificant desire but I work on my computer a lot and open a lot of files constantly. The problem is when I open the Windows 8.1 dialog frame e.g., open, save-as, and ...
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Scrolling with a mouse on a Mac - either too fast or too slow

I have a Macbook, and love the trackpad. It works like nothing else. However, I've changed the setup of my computer, now use it as desktop with separate monitor, mouse and keyboard. The mouse is a ...
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How do I disable the mouse wheel backlight on a Posturite keyboard?

I recently began using a Posturite Number Slide Arch Keyboard (Model EZ-2018) on my Linux workstation. It came with few instructions; none of them dealt with keyboard function, but rather with ...
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Mouse wheel scroll causes zoom in/out in Google Chrome

When scrolling using the mouse wheel scroll in Google Chrome, there is about 25% chance it would zoom in/out as if I have pressed the Ctrl key. Disabling my mouse gesture extension reduces the chance ...
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Mouse scrolling doesn't work right, sometimes wont work at all

This is a problem Iv'e seen multiple questions about but all of them mostly got answered by answers that don't help me, hence I'm asking my own. Iv'e been having this issue with mouse for a while now....
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How to change mouse scrollwheel lines on an Acer Aspire 7741?

My Acer Aspire mousewheel is set to the default setting and I need to increase the amount of lines it scrolls by. Normally this wouldn't be a problem on Windows 7, but the Mouse Properties Window does ...
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