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Scroll-wheel disabled on notebook

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by ]v[etaphoid, Feb 5, 2005.

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    ]v[etaphoid Guest


    I've recently purchased a new ROWA notebook which unfortunately came with
    severely lacking instructions and support from the vendor. I've been unable
    to find much information about it online and was hoping someone might be
    able to offer a generic solution to my problem.

    Problem is, that the touchpad's included scroll-wheel has no effect
    whatsoever. Likewise, plugging in a mouse (and installing drivers) results
    in the mouse's scroll-wheel not working either - even in instances where the
    mouse has configurable thumb-buttons which work fine. Every single piece of
    software steadfastly refuses to acknowledge attempted scrolling via mouse or
    the touchpad scroller.

    Can anyone offer any solutions on how to activate this seemingly simple
    ]v[etaphoid, Feb 5, 2005
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    Ingeborg Guest

    Are you running Windows 95? W95 doesn't have scrollwheel support.
    You can install an emulator with the MS Wheel mouse driver
    Ingeborg, Feb 5, 2005
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    ]v[etaphoid Guest

    ]v[etaphoid, Feb 5, 2005
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    J. Clarke Guest

    Look in device manager and see if you can identify the manufacturer of the
    touchpad, and if so download their reference drivers. Ditto for your mouse
    vendor only you should be able to read their name off the mouse.
    J. Clarke, Feb 5, 2005
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