Scrolling problem, is it a bug or a consistency issue?

  1. Paultx's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 bits
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    Scrolling problem, is it a bug or a consistency issue?


    One of a couple annoying things with Windows 10 (maybe with other versions too, I'm not sure) is this:

    - When I open the Task Manager with focus on the Processes tab, which has processes that go beyond the initial "window", if I use my mouse wheel while it's just hovering over the Task Manager it scrolls right away, and that's great!

    - When I open the Start menu, if I use my mouse wheel it doesn't scroll while hovering... I have to click on a blank area of the menu or its scroll bar for the wheel to work there.

    Is it a bug? Or merely one of those infamous Microsoft/Windows inconsistencies?

    Is there a way to fix that? TIA.

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  2. Ghot's Avatar
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    Win 10 Home 10.0.19043.906 (x64) [21H1]
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    @Paultx

    I can tell you that mine, scrolls after just a hover on both.
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  3. Ivan Petrov's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home 20H2
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    Hola Paultx,

    The issue you have posted with the start menu happened to me sometime ago, when I changed the synaptics touchpad driver to newer. What I did is just switch to the old driver and everything is so far good.
    I can suggest you to look at the mouse and touchpad settings and if you can't find anything to adjust, try with another driver and be ready to rollback.

    HTH
    Ivan

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  4. Paultx's Avatar
    Posts : 175
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 bits
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    @Ivan Petrov

    My mouse is one that came as a combo with a keyboard from Microsoft itself: Wired Desktop 600.

    AFAIK it doesn't have any software like that from Synaptics (I'm talking about a desktop PC).

    Once I installed a sofware called Mouse and Keyboard Center (I'm using this combo, like, for the third time, I like it). But I uninstalled it because I didn't find it worth keeping. I'll try it again, maybe it has some settings like these from Synaptics, and also maybe it can fix that scrolling issue.
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  5. Ivan Petrov's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home 20H2
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    Hi @Paultx,
    Sorry, I didn't realize you may have a desktop, my bad... The only suggestion I could give you is playing with the mouse driver. I have also Microsoft mouse but even though something was messed up with touchpad and got the same sympthoms you described.
    Just give it a shot.
    Regards
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