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How to Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10

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You can customize your mouse in a variety of ways in Windows.

You can set the number of lines the screen will scroll for each notch of mouse wheel movement, or scroll an entire screen of text for each notch of the mouse wheel.

This tutorial will show you how to roll the mouse wheel to scroll multiple lines at a time or one screen at a time for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:





Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10
To Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Devices icon.

2. Do step 3 (multiple lines at a time) or step 4 (one screen at a time) below for what you want.


 3. To Roll the mouse wheel to scroll "Multiple lines at a time"

Note   Note
This is the default setting.


A) Select Multiple lines at a time in the "Roll the mouse wheel to scroll" drop down on the right side. (see screenshot below)

B) Adjust the slider to "Choose how many lines to scroll each line" for what you want, and go to step 5 below.
Note   Note
You can set to scroll between 1 to 100 lines at a time.

3 lines is the default setting.



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 4. To Roll the mouse wheel to scroll "One screen at a time"

A) Select One screen at a time in the "Roll the mouse wheel to scroll" drop down on the right side, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)

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5. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.






Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10
To Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Mouse Properties

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Mouse icon.

2. Do step 3 (multiple lines at a time) or step 4 (one screen at a time) below for what you want.


 3. To Roll the mouse wheel to scroll "Multiple lines at a time"

Note   Note
This is the default setting.


A) In the Wheel tab, select (dot) The following number of lines at a time in the "Vertical Scrolling" section. (see screenshot below)

B) Select a number between 1 to 100 lines at a time you want, and click/tap on OK to apply.
Note   Note
3 lines is the default setting.



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 4. To Roll the mouse wheel to scroll "One screen at a time"

A) In the Wheel tab, select (dot) One screen at a time in the "Vertical Scrolling" section, and click/tap on OK to apply. (see screenshot below)

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Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 10
To Change Mouse Scroll Speed in Registry Editor

1. Press the Win+R keys to open Run, type regedit into Run, and click/tap on OK to open Registry Editor.

2. Navigate to the key below in the left pane of Registry Editor. (see screenshot below)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

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3. In the right pane of the Desktop key, double click/tap on the WheelScrollLines string value to modify it. (see screenshot above)

4. Do step 5 (multiple lines at a time) or step 6 (one screen at a time) below for what you want.


 5. To Roll the mouse wheel to scroll "Multiple lines at a time"

Note   Note
This is the default setting.


A) Type a number between 1 and 100 to scroll how many lines at a time you want, click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)
Note   Note
3 lines is the default setting.


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 6. To Roll the mouse wheel to scroll "One screen at a time"

A) Type -1 as the value data, click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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7. You can now close Registry Editor if you like.


That's it,
Shawn