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Adjust the mouse wheel scroll speed in Windows 8.1

By Trishna ,Wednesday, December 25th, 2013


mouse wheel scroll speedWindows automatically assigns a scrolling speed for your mouse when you connect it to your PC. If you wish you can adjust it to a more desired setting, however, for that you need to adjust the mouse wheel scroll speed and only then you will be able to adjust it to a more desired setting.

The Windows 8.1 operating system gives you the opportunity to adjust and customize your mouse in a variety of ways. For example, it allows you to swap the functions of your mouse buttons, change the design of your mouse pointer, etc. So, in case you want to know the steps to do all these changes, here are the steps to adjust the mouse wheel scroll speed in Windows 8.1 PC.


The solution to the problem

The steps to adjust the mouse wheel scroll speed in Windows 8.1 are as follows:

1. Move the mouse cursor to the top right corner of the screen and it will display the “Charms” menu

2. Click on the “Settings” charm and then click on “Change PC Settings”

3. On the left pane, click “PC & Devices” and then click “Mouse & Touchpad”

4. Expand the “Roll the mouse wheel to scroll” dropdown menu and select “Multiple lines at a time” option

5. Move the slider to choose how many lines to scroll each time. Once done close the window. 


See, how easily you can adjust the mouse wheel scroll speed in Windows 8.1, all you need to do is follow our instructions carefully and make the changes at the comfort of your home, office, or home office.

For better understanding on the topic, you can watch our solution video below:


About Trishna

is a tech blogger and writer, constantly diving deep in the technology world. She enjoys writing on the different shades of tech – whether it is gadgets, apps, software or devices. When she is not writing or excavating technological findings throughout the internet, she is busy checking the latest apps and gadgets for herself…

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