Problem (+solution) with Edge dismissing screens by mouse scrolling Solved

  1.    26 Apr 2018 #1

    Problem (+solution) with Edge dismissing screens by mouse scrolling


    I have reported this issue on feedback hub.

    When I use Edge and scroll up and down, it often dismisses current screen effectively swipes left or right rather than scrolling up or down. This makes Edge more or less unusable on my PC which is a shame as I prefer it in general over Chrome etc.

    I found the solution in this article after some dogged searching.
    Mouse Wheel does a forward/back through browser history - Microsoft Edge Development
    Go to Settings, Devices, Mouse, and turn this switch on

    Turn On or Off Scroll Inactive Windows in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials

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    So far, the issue has gone away (hopefully for good), and I can use Edge as my main browser.
    Last edited by Brink; 26 Apr 2018 at 09:15. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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