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Old 10-18-2007, 12:57 PM   #1
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Scroll Bar in Explorer

When I open explorer (or internet explorer) the scroll bar goes up and down like mad. I am not even touching my mouse. Has anybody come across this before or do you know what might be causing this?
Old 10-18-2007, 03:07 PM   #2
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Inferior software?? (Just a wild guess....)

Seriously, is the behavior consistent and repeatable? Does it ever happen in Linux?

I've never seen this on Windows--if I did, I'd be looking for hardware problems.
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Sounds like a hardware problem. I have an old optical mouse and in Linux sometimes the scroll bars on Firefox goes crazy. Perhaps I need to find a way to clean the scroll wheel, since something in there might be moving it or something. Or it could just mean that my mouse is slowly dying away.
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Stuck keyboard key? Mouse screwed up? Open up IE and unplug them.


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