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Looking for a Firefox extension that will enable scroll bar on laptop.

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by St!nkf!nger, Jan 30, 2007.

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  1. St!nkf!nger

    St!nkf!nger Thread Starter

    Aug 24, 2003
    I just got my first laptop today. There's a special area next to the touchpad for scrolling up and down in web pages and documents. It works like a champ in all the Windows apps, but doesn't do anything in Firefox. Does anyone know of an extension that will get this to work within Firefox?
  2. Augie65


    Mar 23, 2005
    I don't know of any add-on to fix this. I use my arrow keys to scroll. You might check this and see if it helps.
    Start> Run> type: control mouse then hit OK.
    Click on Hardware tab> Properties button> Advanced Settings tab, beside
    Wheel Detection: select Look for Wheel on the drop down. OK, APPLY and OK.
    If it doesn't help, you can change it back to Assume wheel is present.
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