How to Fix Scroll on Laptop

Laptop scrolling helps you to get where you want to go, faster. Typically, you can scroll up or down a few lines. You can even scroll one page or screen at a time. If you find yourself spending extra time to repeat a certain pattern of scrolling, it may be best to fix things in order to better suit your needs. The result is enhanced productivity, decreased frustration and a better, customized computing experience. These simple steps show you how to make your scrolling uniquely your own.

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Adjust Your Mouse to Scroll Settings

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Click "Start," then click "Run."

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Type "main.cpl" in the "Open" text box.

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Go to the "Wheel" tab and select either option "the following number of lines at a time" that you would like your mouse to scroll and then choose between 1 -100; or select option "One screen at a time," which is the same as paging up or down.

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Click "Apply" and then click "OK."

Adjust Scrolling Within a Document

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Open the document in the program it was created in.

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Select "Tools" from the toolbar menu, then select "Options."

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Go to the "View" tab and either check or remove the check for one or both of the boxes next to "Horizontal scroll bar" and "Vertical scroll bar."