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Word 2007 - How to have smooth scrolling while zoomed out?

Question: Word 2007 - How to have smooth scrolling while zoomed out?

Hi all

I like to work on my Word docs zoomed to 74% so I can see two pages at once, but very annoyingly Word decides that it would be just too easy if I could then use smooth scrolling when dragging the scroll bar! It reverts to a state of me dragging the scroll bar and seeing no change until I release the scroll bar. Very unuseful.

I'm on windows 7 Home premoium 32-bit, in case that matters. And I'm on a laptop so not using a mouse and its scroll wheel, and the scroll on the trackpad isn't working at the moment.

Surely there's a simple answer! But neither Word Help nor google revealed anything.

Cheers one and all

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I don't know exactly how to phrase this issue, which is stopping me from finding a solution for it. I'm sure it's simple...

I am looking for a way to change how the "click and drag" scroll displays in Word 2007. Right now, when I click and drag the scroll bar on the right in, for example, Chrome, it moves the page as I scroll. In Word, however, it waits until I unclick before showing me what I've scrolled to. I like seeing where I am as I go, so is there a way to change this in Word? I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium.

Actually, it's a little weird because it was scrolling the favoured way until recently. I don't know what happened, but I just noticed that change. Anyway, if I can learn how to change it back, that would be helpful.


Actually, I just realized that this is only happening when I'm viewing the document zoomed out with 2 pages side-by-side rather than at the one-page width. I guess this is most likely to speed up page display or something. Does anyone if I can force it to display the scrolling the way I want?

Answer:Word 2007 scrolling options

I tried it, and unfortunately, it works exactly the same way in my Word 2007. When you've got two pages on the screen, scrolling isn't simultaneous with your finger/hand movement. I would imagine there's no way to get around this.

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Lost scrolling function in Word 2007 with my Logitech mouse. Functions just fine in Internet Explorer, Windows Explorer, Access. etc. Lost one other function in paint shop pro where scroll button worked as zoom in and out. Puchased a new keyboard/mouse combo, but still will not let me scroll in Word 2007 and is driving me nuts as it used to do it. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I have uninstalled and installed new drivers.

Answer:Solved: Lost scrolling function in Word 2007

Hi Believer,
Is there a mouse icon in your system tray near the clock? If so, double-click it and there should be an option to use the default Intellimouse settings. Click that button and try it again in Word. Hope that helps.

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Question: Smooth scrolling

Is there any was to make scrolling smooth ?

Like when you have Google chrome with the "Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller" extension installed but for everything in windows, not just the browser.

Answer:Smooth scrolling

No. You can play with the number of lines that the wheel scrolls, and some say unticking Smooth-scroll list boxes in Performance Options - Visual Effects helps. But I saw no difference. A Guy

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Question: Smooth Scrolling

Hi,  I'm a new member, and I need assistance quickly.The comp. is set for smooth scrolling but it doesn't seem to work.When I watch films or vids, it's very jerky.Hope someone can help me A.S.A.P.Regards.Fred

Answer:Smooth Scrolling

Clik Here

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Question: Smooth Scrolling

I read the forum and tried many things, which none I could get working. When I scroll, it's not smooth like it use to be. It's all jumpy. I have checked out my mouse settings. I am using an IntelliPoint 3.2. Everything in there I have changed and changed time and again, but ended up going to back to original settings because there was no fix. I desperately need to fix this as it is getting very annoying. Any new ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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I have re-formatted my PC this morning and installed all the drivers (via device manager)plus MS updates and everything is fine except the page scrolling,it is jerky instead of smooth how it was before.
I have tried various setting for the mouse (1 to 6 lines) but nothing seems to get it smooth.
Any suggestions please?

Answer:scrolling not smooth

You may want to check your video drivers, I get that with generic drivers.

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I recently reinstalled windows xp and afterward my scrolling started to go slower. It's kind of like a ripple, like it's having a hard time loading something. How do I get it back to normal?


Answer:Scrolling not smooth

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I recently re-installed XP, but when scrolling in an open window with the scroll bar or mouse wheel the scroll is very jerky, also when moving a window around the desktop by grabbing the blue bar at the top, there is a delay while the window catches up. I tried updating the Motherboard drivers (MS-7012) but Microstar International don't seem to have them anymore? Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:No smooth scrolling in XP Help!

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Question: smooth scrolling

I just loaded Windows XP Pro on my Fujitsu C2210 laptop and when I browse the net, the scrolling is not smooth, it goes in sections. HELP!!!

Answer:smooth scrolling

Congratulations on finding a font color that is completely unreadable... nice work.Sarcasm aside, It is hard to help you when you haven't posted any info about your computer.Maybe you should read this.Please read this firstI'm guessing you're missing a driver for your graphics card though.

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Question: Smooth Scrolling!


I have Internet Explorer 6 and i got problems scrolling.

I can scrool and all with the scroll on my mouse but it seems to scroll like 5 lines at a time. And instead of actually scrolling the page, it pauses then moves 5 lines down.

I want smooth scrolling instead of skippign those 4 other lines it actually shows them but passes them quickly

Answer:Smooth Scrolling!

This is actually a hardware problem, I think. At least it was in my case. I had to install the graphics driver for my video card and one for my monitor. And all my scrolling problems went away.

What kind of video card do you have and what kind of monitor? If you don't have a cd (which I didn't in the case of my monitor), go to the web site and download the file. The only reason I had the cd for the graphics card was that my husband had just bought the same card for his system. Liz

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Question: Smooth Scrolling?

Hello TSF
I would like to know how to adjust my scrolling when I double tap
the slider bar in google chrome using windows8... I have heard of smooth-scrolling & can I slow it down too? Please help, thank you


Answer:Smooth Scrolling?

Is this what you're looking for?

How to Enable Smooth Scrolling Feature in Google Chrome? - AskVG

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Question: Smooth scrolling?

Hi all!

Scrolling seems very jumpy under Windows 7. You can especially notice it when scrolling through large icons in Windows Explorer. Is there a way to make it smoother?


Answer:Smooth scrolling?

Have you installed the latest graphic card drivers for your card ? Or are you using the generic windows driver ?


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Hi all... I have a strange problem. I can't seem to scroll web pages smoothly. The page goes like 'jerky and overlapping slowly' when I scroll. Quite irritating. Scrolling items on my folders is normal though.
I've already 'checked' the 'use smooth scroll' on the 'internet options > advance' tab. I recently upgraded my Windows XP Pro and that's when it began.
Can anyone help?

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did a root directory scan and clean, and had to use a system disc repair install, now scrolling is eratic and not smooth. How can I return the smooth scolling feature?...

Answer:scrolling is not smooth, how to fix?

Do you mean in your Browser, if so which one are you using?For IE here is how to turn off smooth scrolling, so you put a tick in the box rather than unticking it.If it is general issue maybe your mouse drivers need to be re-installed.IMPORTANT - Please come back and let us know the outcome.

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Question: Smooth scrolling

Hi folks, a small problem you can maybe help me with.
On my XP computer I upgraded Internet Explorer from version 6, to IE8 a few days ago. Everything went fine, however I instantly noticed that web page scrolling has been affected, and is now very jumpy. Using the mouse wheel, the page scrolls in several jumps even after I let go of the wheel.
In IE I've looked at tools> Internet options> advanced, and under the browsing list have made sure that "use smooth scrolling" is ticked. Also in control panel mouse properties buttons, autoscroll, scrolling size is set to one line, and "use MS office compatible scroll only" is ticked. However, when I close the mouse properties box, I get a warning .... Run a DLL as an app has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.... Not sure what this means?
Funny thing is, I also runs Firefox on the same PC, and scrolling web pages on that is absolutely fine, perfectly smooth, no jerks, and one line at a time. So it's definitely IE8 related
As always, any help proffered is gratefully received.

Answer:Smooth scrolling

I think you may need to make sure you have the lastest Java update

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Hello! Scrolling in Windows 10 is really annoying and laggy. I have the latest driver of my touch pad. The problem exists when using the touchpad and external mouse. Is it the default settings of windows 10 or I have sth wrong?

Answer:Scrolling isn't smooth at all

Pearl96 said:

Hello! Scrolling in Windows 10 is really annoying and laggy. I have the latest driver of my touch pad. The problem exists when using the touchpad and external mouse. Is it the default settings of windows 10 or I have sth wrong?Click to expand...

Is the srolling bad in only browsers or in all applications - like Notepad, Wordpad, office suite, etc ?

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Again, it sounds like drivers. Make sure the motherboard drivers are installed and up-to-date - espcially if it's a Via chipset board - and make sure you have the latest drivers for the graphics.Slow scrolling is almost always down to a system that can't cope with the load - your basic specs should be more than adequate, but drivers and other applications/viruses/Anti-Viruses/etc can slow things down.

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Question: Smooth scrolling

I have just had to re-install windows on my pc as i had a problem with my pc. I switched from having XP media center edition to XP professional. Since doing this i have problems with my monitor which is noticeable when i scroll up or down. The screen kind of flickers and doesn't scroll smoothly. Is this a monitor problem? it worked fine with xp media center? I have a Philips 170s monitor. How do i solve this problem?

Answer:Smooth scrolling

Have you installed the monitor driver?

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Just done a reformat on my laptop.When scrolling, it is now 'smooth' instead of the original 'frame by frame'(if thats a good description)If I decide to change it back, how would I go about it. Thanks

Answer:Smooth scrolling

In XP click here

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Question: Smooth Scrolling

G'day, mates -

I canna get my browser (Firefox)to scroll smoothly..... every time I scroll up and down on a Web page, the image jumps, making reading text almost impossible. I've tried checking Smooth Scrolling under the Advanced tab (Tools/Options), but to no avail. I'm running XP HE (SP1) on a 1.8 GHz machine. I just re-installed XP, along with Adelphia's Freedom Security package, after wiping my hard drive clean to get rid of some remarkably persistent malware.



Answer:Smooth Scrolling

Try this. It makes firefox's scroll alot smoother.

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I am running XP and use both Internet Explorer and Mozilla as my browsers. I recently deleted several programs from my PC due to adware pop-ups and think I must have deleted something that relates to smooth scrolling (I didn't keep a list of what I'd deleted)as the page now jumps when I scroll down. I've been into internet options on the control panel and smooth scrolling is enabled and it is also enabled in the registry- 0x00000001 (1). Has this happend to anyone else before? It is driving me mad so any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Smooth scrolling XP

System File Check first, if unsuccessful reinstall/repair IE and Mozilla

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Using XP Professional and have set all the settings in Internet Options Advance for smooth scrolling. It will not smooth scroll using either the mouse wheel or sider bar. Any ideas would be helpful. Ojas

Answer:XP smooth scrolling

Same thing in Firefox? Did you try another mouse?

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Since updating my ATI Graphics Drivers I seem to have lost the 'smooth-scrolling' function of web pages etc., I now get very jerky movements on screen.I have checked in the 'Tools' menu advanced options and the smooth-scrolling box is ticked. Any ideas?.

Answer:Lost - 'Smooth Scrolling'

See here:click here

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Hi all, iv'e just done a fresh install of Windows XP (for various reasons). All is well apart from whenever i try to scroll through web pages, either using the bar or the wheel; it either jumps to the bottom of the screen or it goes in waves! Could anyone tell me how i can set to 'scroll smoothly'.
In advance Happy Christmas and all the very best for the New Year.

Answer:How do i enable smooth scrolling?

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just had to re-install windows xp and now smooth scrolling doesn't work

Answer:why is smooth scrolling not working?

Turn On or Turn Off Smooth Scrolling

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Hi All

Sometimes I get this annoying problem. My mouse scrolls fine(smooth) most of the time, but sometimes
it scrolls jumpy(skips a few lines each scroll). I did set the mouse wheel options in Control Panel to 1 line per scroll(after this issue automatically appeared), which is the min, but this problem occurs without any changes made by myself.

It happens in my browser and all other apps I run on the PC (photoshop, Windows Explorer etc)

If I reboot my PC, the problem is gone. How can I solve this mouse scrolling jumping issue?

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I have a t430 2342CTO with the latest ultranav drivers installed. I have seen screenshots of older versions of the driver where you can select smooth scrolling for the trackpoint. I was wondering if there is any way to enable this behavior in the current driver. Also, is there any way I can change the amount of lines scrolled by the trackpoint? Changing the windows setting only seems to affect the touchpad, not the trackpoint. Perhaps there is a registry setting or something?

Answer:Trackpoint smooth scrolling

Hi ben_jminw,
You should be able to change those settings under control panel > mousepad > unltranav.
How to use the TrackPoint center button - ThinkPad
Windows 8/7/XP/Vista 64/32-bit Edition v16.2.21
If you're using this driver then try using a previous version.

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I got a old pc (IBM WQM 8187, P4 1.50GB RAM) from my uncle. It has windows XP. Whenever I go to facebook and scroll the scrolling is not smooth. I changed the graphics card to GV-R925128DE which I got free from my instructor. But same problem. What could be the problem?? Please suggest.


Answer:Windows Xp PC scrolling not smooth

Try a different mouse

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Windows 8 with classic shell Win7 I can do it either way
How do I enable smooth scrolling

Answer:[SOLVED] Smooth Scrolling?

Such as this?:

See how to Adjust Smooth Scrolling

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So I have downloaded the latest version of IE.Smooth scrolling is not functioning, and page transition is therefore very jerky and slow.I have tried switching it on and off in Advanced settings but this hasn't worked.Anyone know how I can get this back. Should I just contact Microsoft, uninstall ans re-install?

Answer:Smooth Scrolling in IE 7 not working

This suggests a video driver issue? click here

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When I go to some websites and attempt to scroll up or down, the page moves only click by click, not smoothly. For example, if I click the scroll bar 5 times, the page will jump a short distance 5 times in sequence. How can I return to smooooooth scrolling?

Answer:Scrolling is jerky, not smooth

Has the website finished loading when this happens?

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I keep trying to disable smooth scroll list boxes and even though I uncheck it in Advanced Settings, it remains on. What's the deal? I even go to the registry setting to change that and it doesn't work. I don't want smooth scrolling in list boxes. GR.

Answer:Smooth Scrolling won't disable.

Figured this out. Ran TweakUI for XP in compatibility mode, disabled Smooth Scrolling and it worked! Nice.

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Im new to the forum and have a question.:wave

I have a windowsxp computer which i got upgraded, upgraded the ram from 512mb to 1gb...and also updated the graphics card. the computer just would not work after this, so i decided to take out the extra ram and it seemed to work fine. however, after sitting in my lounge for two or three months i decided to restore it all to factory settings to give to a friend. it all works fine, but only thing is when its scrolling it kind of gives a swimming makes you feel dizzy! as opposed to the smooth scrolling. any ideas on how to fix this???? is it because i updated the graphics card? would this have come back off after i restored it all?? sorry for sounding so dumb, but its just one little thing that is rather annoying! thanks for any advice....

Answer:Scrolling is swimming instead of smooth

when you restored pc to original it doesnt have the driver to the new card . you will need to dl the drivers for your video card and install them

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My apologies if this has already been answered somewhere, I did a search but could not find it....

I have smooth scolling enabled for my web browser and it is nice, however for local windows when working on my computer I can't seem to make it happen. I found something called tweak ui that was suggested on another forum but it's "enable smooth scrolling" feature does not seem to affect local windows. The default "jerky" scrolling is just plain frustrating when scrolling through a long list of files looking for something in particular. When the list moves in large jerky increments it's very difficult to keep track of where you are in the list.

Is smooth scolling possible in all windows, not just web browsers???

Answer:smooth scrolling possible in ALL windows?

Make sure you have the latest driver update for your video adapter.

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My daughters laptop (HP OmniBook XE4100) is not smooth scrolling.I have enabled 'smooth scrolling' in IE and Firefox, but to no avail.Members kindly helped me on one occasion when I had a similar problem with my own PC.At that time I was advised to reinstall (is it video?) drivers.I do not have any drivers for the laptop.Can I download drivers from HP?Thank you.

Answer:Laptop Not smooth scrolling.

Sorry!Forgot to mention OS, is XP Home

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I tried all suggestions I got through a google search to disable smooth scrolling. I cleared the check mark in internet options, advanced tab as well as changed registry settings but nothing has worked to turn it off.

I have Win XP, SP3 with all current updates and security patches.


Answer:disable smooth scrolling in XP

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It's a waste for me to have 120hz monitor when I can only trully enjoy it during gaming or dragging and dropping files, icons, active windows etc.
When I scroll down using the mouse button or just dragging the slide bar, I get this very jerky motion, which is really annoying especially when you want to scroll through lines of text while trying to read them at the same time, looking for specific word.
I googled the problem but no solution came up. Luckily for Chrome I did find an extension called "Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller", its made by the same people who made "Yet Another Smooth Scroller" for Firefox. This extension works flawless and exactly what I wanted to achieve. Unfortunately now when I look at the rest of my desktop, scrolling through Total Commander, IRC, Foobar2000 makes it really painfully obvious how shitty the scrolling in Windows is.

My question, does anyone know of a program or a way to enable ultra mega smooth scrolling in Windows 7?

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Hi all, new guy here....

I was wandering, will Microsoft ever implement (maybe upcoming SP?) Smooth Scrolling to Windows Explorer, in other words, windows and folders have jerky scrolling and i think SS would be nice!?

Answer:Will Microsoft ever implement Smooth Scrolling?

Quote: Originally Posted by SputnikNYC

Hi all, new guy here....

I was wandering, will Microsoft ever implement (maybe upcoming SP?) Smooth Scrolling to Windows Explorer, in other words, windows and folders have jerky scrolling and i think SS would be nice!?

Hello SputnikNYC and welcome to the Forum. Perhaps I'm misunderstanding your question but isn't smooth scrolling a mouse or touchpad function? On my laptop I have a Synaptics touchpad and it supports smooth scrolling in Windows 7.

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I found i wasn't keen on the smooth scrolling and looked to disable it, here's how for those of you who don't like it.

from the menu bar select tools /options /advanced /general tab and then uncheck use smooth scrolling then OK.

from the firefox dropdown its, options/options advanced /general tab /uncheck use smooth scrolling/ OK ...

...job done.

Answer:Disable smooth scrolling in Firefox 13

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Ok here it is....I am helping my sister fix her laptop. I am using mine to post and search since hers is very slow. When you try to scroll it rolls the screen (very irritating).
MFDnSC was helping me but I think he went to bed (plus, i think I drove him nuts !)
Sorry about that MFDnSC, my house is crazy with my 3 kids all under the age of 6.
So anyways I need Help . Below is the latest hjt log, I really hope someone can help me
At this moment I am running ActiveScan and so far it has found 3 spyware and 4 hacking tools and potentially unwanted tools.

It's a Toshiba Satilite laptop 55gb free space

i would sooooo appreciate someones help.
Thank you,
I have ran:

spy sweeper
ccleaner (which disappears when I run cleaner)

Please help

Here is the latest hjt log
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:57:39 PM, on 04/02/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOW... Read more

Answer:Solved: Help No Longer Smooth Scrolling

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I have set smooth scrolling to ON in both IE and Firefox. However, when I am browsing offline, for example viewing an html file offline, I still the herky jerkies when I try to scroll down the web page. Can anyone give me a fix for this issue?

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Can anyone tell me how to set up auto-scrolling (smooth and controllable,like it is in Opera7) in Crazy Browser, and in Internet Explorer6?The auto-scrolling in IE is very jerky and uncontrollable (enabling smooth scolling seems to make absolutely no difference). Opera's auto-scrolling, on the other hand, is a comparative joy to use.I presume I will have to edit some .ini file?Windows98se is my OS.Many thanks for any info,K.

Answer:setting up (smooth) auto-scrolling in browsers

click hereclick herehope they are of some help?

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First of all, I'm not sure which forum I should use for this question, so if you're a moderator, please move it to the correct forum if appropriate.

Fortunately, I am able able to engage a form of smooth scrolling by clicking on my scroll wheel (I am a Windows 10 user) . It changes the cursor indicator to show that the "smooth scroll" is now engaged, and to initiate the scrolling I just move the mouse slightly. Acceleration, deceleration, or stoppage of the scrolling is accomplished with the degree of movement of the mouse (not the scroll wheel, in other words).

My neighbor, who also uses Windows 10, does not have this feature when he clicks on his scroll wheel. To see if it was an issue with his mouse I transferred my Logitech mouse and receiver dongle to his computer, but it didn't work either, so the smooth scrolling feature is apparently a software or perhaps a driver feature, but not a mouse hardware issue.

Does anyone know how to engage, enable, install (or whatever the appropriate term is) this form of smooth scrolling on a/any Windows PC?

I didn't find a good answer to that question by Googling it, even though I found one posting on how to engage an experimental feature by Google for the Chrome browser, which both my neighbor and myself use. I would think there's a broader, less specific and risky application available somewhere, somehow, but I haven't found it thus far.

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The windows reader app is fast but smooth scrolling in not available in the Continuost mode. Is there a registry hack?

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No change with VSync enabled in NVidia Control Panel. Appears to be a recurring problem with many versions of Firefox. Seeking solutions other than changing browsers.

Ready to provide any additional info upon request.

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Can anyone tell me how to setup auto-scrolling (smooth and controllable,like it is in Opera7) in Crazy Browser, and in Internet Explorer6?

The auto-scrolling in IE is very jerky and uncontrollable (enabling smooth scolling seems to make absolutely no difference). Opera's auto-scrolling, on the other hand, is a comparative joy to use.

I presume I will have to edit some .ini file?
Windows98se is my OS.

Many thanks for any info,


Answer:setting-up (smooth) auto-scrolling in browsers

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Windows reader is fast lite and works great but what would make the app even better is smooth scrolling while its in "Continuous" view mode. The other view modes are fine but I normally have the enlarge the document and the most practical view mode for that is continuous and smooth scrolling doesn't work in that mode. This is the only app that I have issues with. Is there a registry hack that can help?

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Hi There, it's been a long time since i asked for help around here.

Well i'm here again anyway, straight to the topic.

I'm actually looking for a way to make the Windows Explorer Scroll like a Web-Browser like Chrome..

Didn't get what i mean?

Here :

I just wan't this feature to be acquirable by the Windows Explorer.

(Simply i just want to add that kind of scrolling feel into Windows Explorer elements.)

Answer:How can i enable Chrome like Smooth scrolling in Windows Explorer?

This should do it:

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In windows 7 and windows 10 preview this works fine.

I clean installed win 8.1 PRO for testing on my spare rig.

Used IE11 a small amount and smooth scrolling was working.
I Installed all cricitial and reccomended updates via windows update. Included was also a nvidia driver update. Rebooted of course/
Now in IE11 the smooth scrolling is always off, even with the box ticked.

I tried toggling the tick.
Tried using the reset settings option in IE11.
Still no smooth scrolling.
This is a clean install, no 3rd party software, no imported data.
No customisation of the ISO other than to add a EI.CFG to disable the requirement of a key.

Any ideas?

Answer:IE 11, clean install, smooth scrolling doesnt work.

Roll back the driver or get one from the manufacturer's website.

Microsoft drivers have a bad reputation.

edit--- I'm lazy when it comes to driver updates & use a program to find them for me.

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I have just installed a new HDD and re-installed windows XP sp 3 on it and since doing so I have lost my smooth scrolling in both vertical and horizontal planes.

So far I have:

*checked the smooth scrolling box in IE & Mozilla
*unchecked the smooth scrolling restarted and rechecked smooth scrolling
*Installed latest drivers for ATI card
*Undated motherboard drivers
*Installed earlier ATI drivers

I have searched forums and the net for a week now and nothing other than those solutions (or re-install windows) have been offered.

Any help would be a miracle!


Answer:Smooth Scrolling not working (I have checked the boxes in IE & firefox)

Check in HKEY_CurrentUser\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main] that SmoothScroll has the Reg_Dword value of 0x00000001.

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While smooth scrolling works fine with my Chrome browser when I engage it by pressing down once on my scroll wheel, my neighbor, who is also using Chrome (We both use Windows 10 also), does not get smooth scrolling when you press down on his mouse's scroll wheel. Is that possibly because of his mouse's features /capabilities, a Chrome issue, or something else?

Thanks for looking

Answer:Pressing on scroll wheel does not engage smooth scrolling

Pressing the mouse wheel enables scrolling by moving the mouse (notice the mouse cursor changes). It's a Windows function and should work in all browsers. If it's not enabling, it's most likely a mouse issue. Could be a faulty mouse, or there is mouse software installed and the mouse button has been remapped.

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I have this problem with my Tecra 9100 that after moving my cursor for a few seconds it 'leaps' to whatever direction I was pointing to. This is very annoying. Aswell as this, when I scroll, it is not smooth at all but like the cursor, it 'leaps'. So when I try scrolling down a page I've gotta be careful because it might just leap to the bottom! Thought I should also mention that dragging Windows is jumpy too.

I am almost certain that these three problems are all related to each other.

Before, my laptop was fine with none of the problems above. This was until error messages saying 'Delayed Write Failed' popped up out of the blue. Such errors I have found to be related to the hardrive not functioning correctly.

Optimisticly, I formated Drive C and put a fresh installation of Windows on to see if this would fix my problem. Surely it would?... Nope. How about I download the MouseWare driver that my laptop came with?... Still doesn't fix the problem.

I've run out of ideas and don't think a software update will fix my problem. I believe it's to do with my hardware (namely speaking, hard disks). I've got 2 hard disks. Coincidently, 'Delayed Write Failed' error messages shows up on both my hard disks.

Please reply, thankyou.

Answer:Tecra 9100: Jumpy cursor and scrolling not smooth.

Yes! I have finally distinguished what is causing my problems! After all the trouble I went through I have just discovered that a Video Card driver update is what fixed it! It's not perfect but atleast I can scroll alot more smoothly! :)

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Recent Windows Phone update causing the MS Edge Browser to not scroll smoothly

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The latest system update installed UltraNav driver of 4/6/2012.  This apparently implements smooth scrolling which is very nice to use BUT it significantly reduces my battery life.  I'd like to optimise battery life and return to my previous scrolling functionality.  I'd appreciate advice on how to determine which version of the driver I was running before this update, and how can I restore that version of the driver.  (I tried using the roll-back function in Windows Device Manager but that installed version of 7/6/2007 which disbaled scrolling altogether.) T617658CTO Windows XP SP3 

Answer:Restoring previous UltraNav driver to disable smooth scrolling

I stumbled onto the Fn-F8 facility for managing UltraNav and realise that I was confusing the smooth-scrolling function introduced in recent versions of FireFox with the EdgeMotion function in UltraNav which was presumable introduced on my system when I upgraded UltraNav from to  I have disabled smooth-scrolling in FireFox but enabled EdgeMotion in UltraNav which seems like a nice compromise between convenience and power consumption. I still have minor quibbles with UltraNav, specifically, when I try to scroll within drop-down boxes in my usual Web applications (like Redmine, for example) the drop-down pane immediately disappears.  I have to drag the pane control on the right (sorry, don't know the correct name for this) to find the option to select.  Before the upgrade I could scroll within dropdowns on the trackpad.  I also have a little block with up and down marks appearing to the left of the pointer arrow when I scroll which wasn't there before.  I'd appreciate any advice about addressing these issues.  

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As suggested per this bug-report at the Google Chrome forums...
BUG: hitting CTRL while the window is still scrolling zooms it
...I am now posting here as it turns out to be a driver related issue.I am running on a Y580, Win 10, got Lenovo Touchpad drivers installed via Windows Update.This has bugged me for a veeery long time and I finally figured out what causes it.The problem is this:
In any application where I scroll content, the "smooth" scrolling of the touchpad makes the display scroll even after I am done performing scroll gestures. In itself that ain't a bad thing, if only the application wasn't thinking I am still performing the gesture. Well, they all do. And that is a problem, because the second I touch the CTRL key, and I do that often, a ZOOM-EVENT fires and so I am constantly forced to reset the zoomlevel.Note that the current driver ui doesn't give me an option to disable smooth scrolling.In general, on the level of touchpad drivers, there needs to be a clear difference between "user is actually performing a scroll action" and "driver is still busy firing scroll events thanks to some smoothifying algorithmagic".
I now disabled scrolling in the driver settings alltogether and use TwoFingerScroll to do the scrolling; it allows me to set scrolling to "compatible" rather than "smooth". Scrolling now feels a wee more staccato but seeing an end to all the unwanted zooming that ain't a bad thing, at all.~FWIW, apart from some more tou... Read more

Answer:Y580 - Problem: leftover momentum of "smooth" touchpad scrolling triggers zooming

I had this same problem when using Google Chrome on my T440s (under both Windows 7 and Windows 10). The continual zooming had been annoying me for months, until yesterday I figured out that I was pressing the control key while there was some still some scrolling momentum. Thankfully in my case the fix is simple: I have turned down the "scrolling intertia" in the Synaptics control panel, and I am no longer experiencing unintentional zooming.

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Hello all,

Well I have searched the web and cannot find an answer to this one, maybe one of you has ran across this...

When zoomed into a word 2003 document, if I delete a drawn line, the view jumps close to the center of the document so you are no longer where you were editing. Then you have to go and search for where you were to continue on. Quite annoying

I read that this is a bug in power point, but didn't find anything about word.

Any ideas?


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Can someone help me please. I have a word merge running from an Access 2007 form to word (Mr Kallals' great code). The problem is that I set up certain underlying tables with numeric primary keys and then their second field contained the text I wanted to show on the form.

e.g. Column 1 Primary key
Column 2 Location

So PK 11 shows as 'Anywhere UK' on subsequent forms and queries. The problem is that my merge with the VBA module mentioned above and the word merge operation in Access' export facility only show '11' instead of ' Anywhere UK'.

I'm really stuck and very weak with vba. But surely this is something that might be fixed from within Word as much as Access

Can someone help.


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Smooth Key Scroll - Chrome Web Store

My new Samsung 850 ssd scrolls too fast with the arrow keys on my keyboards, Samsung says noway. No matter what I try to adjust on my computer or ssd, it scrolls/jumps too fast and gives me headaches. My WD and Toshiba Disk drives are both normal scrolling speed, and fairly smooth with a little stutter. After three days of frustration I finally found this little app to control the scroll. I rarely use a mouse, just keyboards, one is wired and one is not. My computer must be weird, because as soon as the ssd goes in the scrolling becomes painful to look at. Plus I still get a some jitter just as I press the arrow key, then it smooths out, I have no idea what that could be.

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Smooth Key Scroll - Chrome Web Store

My new Samsung 850 ssd scrolls too fast with the arrow keys on my keyboards, Samsung says noway. No matter what I try to adjust on my computer or ssd, it scrolls/jumps too fast and gives me headaches. My WD and Toshiba Disk drives are both normal scrolling speed, and fairly smooth with a little stutter. After three days of frustration I finally found this little app to control the scroll. I rarely use a mouse, just keyboards, one is wired and one is not. My computer must be weird, because as soon as the ssd goes in the scrolling becomes painful to look at. Plus I still get a some jitter just as I press the arrow key, then it smooths out, I have no idea what that could be.

Answer:Have you tried "smooth key scrolling" yet?

Interesting Web extension, although I find it funny you think the SSD had anything to do with chrome and its scroll speed.

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Well i did a big report on my computer with Word Perfect i couldnt print it so i took to school on my flash drive. IN my first class i edited it on Word 2007 and in the class i could print it they had Word 2003 and i couldnt open my file and now i cant even open it in word perfect. I doubt i can use the laptops for a while anyway i can open this on wordperfect

Answer:Solved: Word Perfect- Word 2003 - word 2007

If you saved the file in the "new" Word 2007 format (with a file extension of .docx) then you will be unable to open it in the other applications.

For Word 2003 you can install a converter, but I know of no XLM converter for WordPerfect.

When using Word 2007 you need to "save as" Word 97-2003 format to retain backwards compatibility.

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I was playing GTA 3 without any problems on my old system, then a got a new one and well the game goes smooth, then its jerky and then all of a sudden its smooth again.
I use the games capability to play MP3's during game play that my old system never had a problem with, but with the current one sometime the audio (even the games built-in ones) goes a bit funny and skips like a scratched CD. (the actual CD is fine)
My old system was:

AMD K6-2 500MHz CPU
384MB-RAM (PC133)
Gigabyte GA-5AX Motherboard
nVidia Geforce 2 MX 400 Video
Creative "Something" PCI sound
Windows XP Home

My current system is:

AMD Duron 1.3GHz
256MB-RAM (DDR 2700)
MSI KT3 Ultra2 Motherboard
nVidia Geforce 2 MX 400 (the same card)
on board 6 channel surround sound (all but the front channels are disabled)
Windows XP Home

On both systems I am running GTA at: 640x480 32bit as thats all the old system could handle. I assume the new one should be able to cope with a lot better, but it doesn't.
Of course on the new system everything is cleanly installed, so I don't know where GTA is getting this problem from.

Answer:GTA3 Smooth, Jerky, Smooth....

Try running the game off a disk image using a virtual CD-drive. such as

see if this helps..

Also, you could download the cache tweaks from

left side of page, scroll down to tweaks link. Also, check what's running in the background. Any memory managers like cacheman or memturbo set to automatically recover memory will do this.

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I dowloaded the trial version of Office 2007 Pro and I found a problem with Excel. I have an A4 Tech optical wheelmouse with two scrolling wheels. In my normal use of Excel 97, one wheel scrolls vertically, the other horizontally, and it's very useful. In Excel 2007, though, both wheels scroll vertically, which is a bit of a letdown. Does anyone have a workaround for this please? [A4 Tech have not responded to a request for assistance.]

Answer:Excel 2007 scrolling problem

This may be an issue with Office 2007. The tilt wheel on my Microsoft mouse does nothing in Excel or Word (it should scroll horizontally).

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On computer1, I have successfully created a customized form with user-define fields in Outlook 2007 and a merge document in Word 2007 that works (starting the merge from Outlook 2007). I want to copy the custom form with the user-define fields and the merge document to a second computer (computer2).

I saved the custom form with fields from computer1 to a *.fdm file using the Tools, Options, Other, Advanced Options, Custom Forms, Manage forms. On computer2 I used the same process to install the custom form file (*.fdm) into Outlook 2007 and created a new contact folder that uses the form and displays/adds new contact records correctly. I also copied the Word merge document to computer2. Computer1 and computer2 both have Office 2007.

All the problems occur on computer2. First, when I attempted to merge (starting in Outlook 2007), Word gave messages that all my user-defined fields did NOT exist in the database although I could see them in the Contact records. I attempted to create a new document and the user-define fields do NOT show up in the Word merge field list either.

On computer2, I created from scratch a new contacts folder with a new custom form and user-define fields which works when merging. Therefore, the problem seems to be that Word can not see the fields I created from the *.fdm file I installed.

Can anyone please help me with this? Thank you in advance.


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My employer just upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007. According to the help files, I should be able to paste Excel charts into Word that update automatically when changes are made to either version.

I am clicking "Link to Excel data" and "Keep source formatting" when using the little popup clipboard to paste a chart into Word. But after closing both files, opening Excel and updating data on the chart, saving and closing Excel and re-opening Word, the chart is not updating with the new information. I can't get it to update by clicking on "refresh data" either.

Does anyone know how this is supposed to work? I was looking forward to being able to update just the Excel file and having it update in all the Word documents where it is pasted.

Our OS is Windows XP Professional, Version 2002, Service Pack 2. My work computer has a Pentium 4, 3 GHz processor and 2 GB of RAM.

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I have been running a new PC, ASUS Z97-WS, for about four months. Over 80% of my application crashes are related to Microsoft products. I am running WIN7 Ultimate x64, using Office 2007. Word crashes daily reporting ?? software exception (0xe00000002) ?? I have run hardware tests, including Word diagnostics without finding errors. I also run Viso Professional 2007, which attempts to reinstall itself every time I start the program. I can cancel the install or lets it proceed. Once started Viso works correctly. Word is my biggest headache as it tends to fail just when you are saving a file for the first time. If it recovers it normally looses the data entered, it sometimes shows repairs related to image objects but is vague on details.

I have all the latest Microsoft updates, BIOS updates, print drivers, and have disabled all Word add-ons and have replaced normal.doc.

What would you recommend I try to resolve these concerns? Thanks.
PS The programs worked better when I installed them on a previous PC about 6 years ago.

Answer:Word 2007 Crashes and Visio 2007 reinstalls on Win7 Ultimate x64 new PC

Was Windows installed fresh on the new PC?

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I am having difficulty linking Excel data from a simple worksheet table to a table in Word 2007. I would like to retain all the formatting currently used in the Word table, but can't get the Paste Options working at all despite following all the advice on the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

If I copy the Excel data and then place my cursor at the first cell location within the Word table where I want the information to be pasted I get different paste options compared to placing my cursor outside of the table.

I am using the "Medium Grid 3 - Accent 3" Table Style in Word.

I have attached a couple of simple files to demonstrate the formatting and content in both apps.
Step by step help would be appreciated.


Answer:Paste link from Excel 2007 to Word 2007 table

Thought I would try one more time to get this one resolved. Is what I am asking not possible to do?



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I have Office 2007 on Windows 7.

When I am working on a sheet (or document) the ribbon can become inaccessible, nothing works when I click it (like a 'Not Responding' screen).

If, I switch to another open sheet/doc and then switch back the ribbon is accessible again!

I have uninstalled/reinstalled Office plus SP's twice but the problem persists, and, as is usually the case, this does not happen all the time but enough times for it to be really annoying!

Any ideas?

Thanks for your time on this


Answer:Cannot access the Ribbon functions in Excel 2007 or Word 2007

Could you please post a screenshot or two?
And what are file sizes (MB)?

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hebrew font is not recognised in Outlook 2007 although it is installled in office 2007 and works well in word 2007 & exel 2007 - the hebrew text always comes up as ?????.?????? when displaying the senders name in an email received - instead of the hebrew text.Can anybody correct this ?

Answer:hebrew font is working in word 2007 but not in outlook 2007

Do you have any COM add ins? Can you copy and paste the Hebrew lettering from word to an email in outlook (may be a quick work around)?Im unsure of the specifics to your problem but I did find this on the internet:in order to display multibyte (ie hebrew) characters correctly,- you must use a Unicode-type PST file- you must run Outlook in Unicode mode- the incoming message must be properly encoded (by the sender) as Hebrew.

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Question: Scrolling in Word

When the cursor is moved to the edge of a window, it automatically scrolls. This isn't my problem. This is good, especially when using mouse dragging to select something for cut & paste. My problem is that it scrolls so fast I'm clear to the end of the document before I can react. The speed controls for the mouse in Control Panel have no effect on this. I'm using Word 97 in ME.

Answer:Scrolling in Word

Try using a different mouse. If that doesn't work, try uninstalling and reinstalling Word.

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Hello everyone,

I am printing letters on scrapbook paper which i will then cut out to make a banner. In order to do that correctly, the text needs to be a mirror image.

I cannot figure out how to do a mirror image of my text (within a text box) in Word or Publisher.

The flip horizontally button is available, but when i click it, nothing happens. Only the flip vertically button works, which is of no use to me.

I used the snipping tool which turned the text into an image. It worked but the sizes are off.

Please help.

I have a HP F4435 printer. The manual says there is a mirror image on button...which i dont have.

Please help!

Thank you!

Answer:Mirror Image in Word 2007 or Publisher 2007

Have tried using the Word Art I think that you can rotate and flip.
P. Glynn

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I am running windows 7 on a new computer. Outlook 2007 is freezing many times after it is opened. I click on an e mail and it just freezes.
Word has done it also but not as bad.

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I'm having trouble running a mail merge with word 2007 and using an excel 2007 file as the data source. I've used this same word and excel file to run this mail merge 3 times a week for the last 12 mths.

Recently I had a spyware infection and had someone at spywareinfoforum sort it out for me. Ever since I've had this problem.

Ok, when I open my prepared word document that I want to use for the merge I get the following message:

"Opening this document will run the following SQL command"

I never used to get this come up. When I select "yes" I get the following error:

"Error has occured: Catastrophic failure:"

When I select "no" the document opens which is ok.

However, if I go to mailings--->start mailmerge--->step by step mail merge wizzard. This is ok but when it comes time to select the datasource I get the problem.

I select "Use existing list" ----> "browse" then navigate to the excel file I want to merge. When I click on the excel file it appears to not recognise the document type. By this I mean that when I click on the excel file nothing displays in the "File Name" box. This happens even if I change the "Files of Type" box to all files.

If I double click the file I want I get the following error:

"Error has occured: Catastrophic failure:"

I've tried to fix the problem by creating a new word and excel ... Read more

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I have a macro using runapp to open a word dotm mail merge file. What I want is to be able to open a specific record in the mail merge.

If I am on a specific record in access when I click the button to open the mail merge document I want it to open on the record I am currently in in access.

How do I make this work?

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Hi folks,

I have this problem that is hard to search for on Google. We have a lot of word 2000 documents connected to a simpel text data file (data.doc) that is used with mail merge.

Here is our process:
1.) data.doc is opened, filled with all variablenames we can use in our documents (name, country, etc.)
2.) data.doc is opened, filled with the actual data (from a database) belonging to the variables name (Kees, Japan, etc.)
3.) Our 2008 application does step 1 and 2, then starts a template word 2000 document which has that data.doc file attached for mail merge. The template is now filled in with the correct data.
4.) 2008 application tells MS Word to print the document.
5.) Works fine and we have ourselves a nice document filled in with data we specified in the 2008 application.

Now comes the problem, some new computers will have office 2007 instead of office 2000 installed, during testing we have encountered that it does not error but the office 2007 installed computer does not fill in the data and just shows mergefield names <<name>> <<country>>. Also when printed out. So it seems like the datafile is not connected when opening the template in word 2007.

If we let our 2008 application show us the document visually first, we can re-attach the data file again and we can print the data, however there are 3 thing wrong with this approach:

1.) More user input which is not needed.
2.) MS Word is opening and showing, somet... Read more

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Have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
Intel(R)Core(TM)2 Duo CPU
P7450 @ 2.13 GHz
6.0 GB RAM
64-bit OS
No Pen or Touch Input is avail for this display
I have Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1; MS Office 2007

The message I get is:
"You are attempting to open a file that was created in an earlier version of MS Office. This file is blocked from opening in this version by your registry policy settings."

I have tried to run "Fix It," and it failed.
The old Word file from 1994 is before Windows 95; probably Win 3.1 or Win 3.11.

I am hoping someone out there can help me read my really old files! Thank you!

I also have some old database files I need to run (not Access); but are Borland's Visual dBase Pro 5.5 or slightly older (1992 .dbf files). I actually have the CD-ROM for the Borland program. Do I dare install it? (The CD cover says it "supports Windows 95 & Windows 3.1, and the Crystal Info Report Builder program that goes with it). Or, is there a way to convert these to Access, and the old Word files to 2007 (without having to buy the 2010 ver of Word)?

Answer:Attempting to read (1994!) Word file on 3.5" disk using MS Word 2007

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I recently installed Office 2007 on a new Vista 64 bit system. I was unable to install my previous version of WordPerfect Office 12. When using WP on my previous Windows XP system, I was able to go into the word processor, click open, go to the wp folder (where I kept all my documents) and do a search based on a particular word I was looking for. For example, I could type in the word "hebrew" in the files box and each document file that contained that word (not only in the file name but in the contents of the file) was listed. I could then preview the contents of each document file and open the one I wanted.

Does this feature work in Word 2007 under Vista 64? I have only been able to find a file name with the word I type, even though I know many other document files contain the word I type in the files box. This has been very frustrating because it means I have to preview every file to find the one I want rather than just the files with the typed word in its contents.

Thank you for your time in this matter.

Answer:View limited file content based on key word; wordperfect and now word 2007

Hello Mert55,
Have you checked the Word Online "help & how to"? [ Word - blue question mark top right hand corner - click ]

Links below should provide help & address your problem.
Let us know the result.


Microsoft Word 2007 Tutorial&mdash;Free & Online

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As above.

Is there a software upgrade i need to do.

I have the password. comes up with...

"Word experienced an error while trying to open this file"

Thanks in advance


Answer:Solved: Can't open password protected Word 2007 document in Word 2003

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My word is configured to use a workgroup template folder. In this folder many templates are stored, not only word docx templates.

When I try to insert a cover page, word tries to access the non word tempates in my folder an popus with an error for each non-word document in my folder.

Any ideas ?

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Windows Vista Home Premium SP1, Office 2007

I know how to save documents created in Word 2007 so it can be used with Word 2003 done manually.

Can someone inform me whether I can set my "save as" so documents created in Word 2007 will be always saved as default to be compatible with Word 2003?

Answer:Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003

You can us this compatibility update to read Office 2007 docs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) In earlier versions of Office - Download details: Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats. Meaning you can save your Word docs in their original format and Word 2003 will read them.

You might want to check this link out as well -

As far as setting a "default" save, to be honest, I'm not sure if this can be done or not.

Hope this helps.

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I just installed the Word Preview app from the store - it's fairly usable, but... when you open an existing docx file, it claims it is in an old file format, offers to save a copy in the newer format, or loads the file read-only. So it saves a copy as a docx file. Word 2007 can work with this file, but if you edit it and close it, opening with Word Preview gives the same file format warning.

Editing the file with Word Online does not have this effect.

Strange! Anyone else seen this? What sort of flag is it picking up in the Word 2007-edited file that makes it think it's an old format, even though it's docx? Whatever!

Answer:Word Preview docx format doesn't interoperate with Word 2007?

Word 2007 supported "Transitional" version of Microsoft Office XML document formats defined by ECMA from prior to the ISO standardization process. That process created small changes in the format that are not 100% compatible with the original ECMA release.

Read more here:

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Before I installed the compatibility pack for 2007 Office System so that I could open a Word 2007 doc with Word 2002, my WorldLingo translation worked just fine. Now when I click on translate, Word 2002 asks for send error report & crashes!

Any suggestions please?

xp sp3

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Just got back my son's two month since purchase of ACER Laptop after needing a new hard drive.
As my handicapped son will get confused from the any Word Program even if a trial version or just an advertisng shell. I deleted the MS Word Program 365 on the list of programs When I try to install MS Word Home and Student 2007 - The Drive goes through the motions of starting to load the disk then stops, there is no response.
Any Idears


Answer:Deleted Word 365 now I cannot load my word Home and Student 2007 disk

Hi Billz

When you say you deleted Word 365 did you uninstall the entire Office 365 suite. I would think the apps are confused as you would still have so much of the Office suite installed. I would start there.

Then in this link is a tool to uninstall the 2007 components. Withe both removed I would then try the install again.

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Our church secretary uses Word Perfect 12.

She has had no problem until now opening Word 2007 document in Word Perfect.

Now it says the files are in an unsupported format.

Any suggestions??

We already have the conversion program for Word Perfect installed.

Do we need an update of some kind??


Answer:Word Perfect 12 suddenly will no longer open Word 2007 documents

Have you contacted Corel support? Checked the site for FAQs?

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I recollect that you can set up a page in Word to scroll automatically at variable speeds without having to use the mouse or cursors, but cannot remember how to set this up. Can anyone help?

Answer:Word 97: Auto-scrolling

In Word, go to the Tools Menu, and then select Customize. Click on the Commands tab, and under Catagories choose All Commands. Then scroll through the commands until you find Auto Scroll. Drag the words Auto Scroll onto one of your toolbars and then close the Commands dialogue box. When you open the document that you want to auto scroll you just use the button on your toolbar (It moves extremely slow, and if you click the mouse at all, the Auto Scroll will stop. As far as I know, there is only one speed, maybe someone else knows if there is a way to set different speeds)

[Edited by Melissa on 05-04-2001 at 09:00 AM]

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Hi, I have a legit copy of office 2010 home and student on my windoze 7 pc, and it has a annoying problem, that may or may not have an easy solution. If I open a word document I can scroll with the mouse up and down through the entire document, as it should. My annoyance is raised whenever I, for example edit or otherwise change anything on a page. The mouse is either unresponsive, or else it will scroll to the top or bottom of that page only, UNLESS I click outside of the page area, and then the mouse will scroll as per usual.

Apart from a brick, any suggestions? Thanks

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Got a problem with scrolling through Word docs (Word 97 and Windows 98SE). When I hit the wheel to scroll down a document, I get the black arrowhead and black dot in the bar at the side of the screen, but the problem is that I cannot control the pace of the scroll.

When I return the scroll arrowhead to the centre of the vertical bar, the document continues to scroll for second or two, and by the time it stops I am a page or more past where I want to be. What's weird is that we have another PC also with 98SE and Word 97 and it controls the scrolling fine.

I used to have the same problem on a laptop with Windows ME and my guess is this is a common problem, so I am hoping for some quick and easy help from someone out there!

Answer:Uncontrollable scrolling in Word

black arrowhead and black dot in the bar at the side of the screen

That's an indication that you're pushing DOWN on the wheel of the mouse. If you're not really pushing down on the wheel, then you may need a new mouse, 'cause it thinks you are.

So...try a different mouse, or stop pushing down!

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In this thread:
I asked for help with problems that were occurring after Avast found a malware infection on my computer.

Right now what is happening:

When I open a Word file, it freezes & then crashes (details below) often w/in 10-20 minutes of opening the file, but occasionally it has been longer (it went 3 hours once). Sometimes it happens when I am doing resource intensive things with an image dense document, other times it has happened when I have left the computer and the document is just sitting here open.

This often coincides with an extreme slowdown of everything running on the computer (though each has occurred separately).

I went through the suggestions for dealing with slow computers frex:

I have:

- cleaned computer
- went through Firefox troubleshooting checklist
- cleaned hard drive (used CCleaner)
- ran SFC
- ran Chkdsk
- checked for problem entries in Device Manager
- checked DMA status (already enabled)
- defraged system
- defraged page files
- checked for unnecessary running services
- verified Windows indexing system was disabled
- Disabled visual effects
- disabled Ctfmon.exe
- disabled mdm.exe
- ran TFC
- tried doing a clean boot
- a number of things I believe were directly related to the malware checking/repairing (OTL, ESET, aswMBR, DDS,
- uninstalled & reinstalled Word multiple times (including 2 fresh downloads - legal, I hasten to add&#... Read more

Answer:Word 2007 crashes shortly after opening a Word file (Post-malware infection)

Are you using Avast Antivirus?


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Don't mind the curious ones, but I'm one of them. So anyway, almost one year ago now, the Word macro virus W97M/Marker.C was running rampant around Gordon College, with many teachers and students alike being infected. I was even infected with it thanks to one of my professors posting an assignment description document that had it. I was running AVG 9.0 at the time, and it was flagged many a time over. I think there were like six or so instances. My memory may be flaky, as my laptop has undergone many reformats since then, but what I do remember is trying to ignore AVG's warning, due to the fact that AVG has given me many false positives when I used it. The message Word gave me was that the document couldn't be opened because it wasn't available. But the strange part of that is that AVG had not removed anything from the file. I can think of two reasons why the file wouldn't run with the virus in it. Tell me which, if either, is correct. One is that Microsoft has since changed the macro format from 2003 and earlier versions of Word simply due to the many viruses that once existed for it, or two, that message was a very convoluted way of telling me that Windows 7 no longer supports Virtual device Drivers (*.vxd) as I was able to open the file after it had been cleaned up by Eset NOD32. Any knowledge you folks have would be very interesting, as I have always been curious about the very odd weekend of February 12, 2010. Now don't get me ... Read more

Answer:random curiosity about MS Word macro viruses and why (thank the Lord), they don't work in Word 2007/2010

I don't know the particulars of the macro virus you mention, but with Microsoft Office 2003, a significant change was implemented that effectively stopped the propagation of macro viruses.

Prior to Office 2003, macros were enabled by default, and opening a document with macros and auto-execute meant the macros were automatically executed (and thus the virus could infect and propagate).

With Office 2003, macro security was introduced. With a Microsoft Office 2003 default install, macros need to be signed with a certificate issued by a trusted root CA. Macros that are not signed will not be executed. Users have to explicitly lower the macro security level for unsigned macros to execute. Almost all macro viruses were unsigned.

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I need to find out if there is a way to copy all the macros I wrote and use in Word 2002 to Word 2007. I have both versions installed at the moment.

Also, is there a way to transfer settings such as all my auto correct, etc (although this is less important)


Answer:Solved: How can I copy macros from Word 2002 to Word 2007?

Open the document(s) in question and press ALT + F11 to bring up your Visual Basic editor. On the left hand side of the VB editor is your project explorer window. In the project explorer window you will see a folder called "Modules" that you can open to show all the modules attached to the document. These modules is where you VBA code is stored. You can right click each module and selection the option to export to the location of your choice. Once exported you can copy or save them to another machine and then re-import them by openining the VB editor on the other compuer and choosing FILE >> IMPORT.


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I currently use an XP system, and Office XP (2002). I want to transfer and use my file from the XP system INTO a Vista PC and it's Office 2007.

Has anyone been successful doing this? Does it work?

Answer:Can from Word 2002 work in Word 2007 (Vista)?

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