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onehas Level 1 (0 points)

Cannot get scrolling to work with Safari 5.1 on my two Windows machines.  No problems with IE, Firefox and Chrome.  Anyone else with this problem?  Any suggestions?


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  • DanTheMacMan1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Same exact situation here using 32bit windows 7 bootcamp install on my early 2009 macbook. Worked fine prior to this 5.1 safari update.

    Dan the Mac Man

  • michaelfrommaitland Level 1 (0 points)

    Same problem on windows 64-bit machine.

    Scrolling is very laggy and slow.

  • Mondochuk Level 1 (0 points)

    Same for me on Windows 7 Professional at work- scrolling hardly works at all. I have to almost spin the wheel ala wheel of fortune to get it to move at all.

     

    Anyone have any clue?

  • I-1-2-P Level 1 (0 points)

    I tought I was alone, but it seems Apple introduced a new bug in 5.1. The scroll wheel does no longer work in Windows (7 64-bit). Could this be a side effect to the scroll behavior changes made in OSX Lion for the Macs? I just hope Apple reacts quickly, as it is a frustrating little bug. Fast scrolling to get to the meat is quite important these days and I use it a lot.

  • I-1-2-P Level 1 (0 points)

    Same problem is intermittently present in iTunes, so it could be a system-wide change made for OSX Lion and we are getting the fluke. I just found that the two-finger scrolling works fine on my new Thinkpad X1, so the problem is just with the mouse wheel.

  • the-oz-man Level 1 (0 points)

    Same exact problem on my work machine running windows 7 32 bit.  very frustrating and hoping for a quick update to this bug.

  • JonBOY26 Level 1 (10 points)

    Have just installed the latest Safari version on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and have the exact same issue as previously reported in that scrolling is extremely laggy.

     

    I use 'KatMouse' on my Windows machine to enable me to scroll which ever window I mouse over without having to activate it, same as you can on a Mac (I strongly recommend trying 'KatMouse' on your PC if you haven't). Anyways, I thought KatMouse might have something to do with the lagging but that's obviously not the case given that other people are experiencing the same problem.

  • Heymike Level 1 (65 points)

    If it makes you feel any better, I have a 2006 iMac, and the scrolling in Safari 5.1 is terrible. It's not just windows. iTunes uses safari to render certain things, so that may be effected also.

  • dherran Level 1 (0 points)

    Having the same problem on Windows 7 32bit. After the update, I've got a broken scroll on Safari 5.1. Any clues if Apple is aware of this issue? This is annoying.

  • MTEGuitar Level 1 (0 points)

    I too am using Windows 7 32 bit with a Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000.  Scrolling is very slow.  Eventually it will scroll but after many revolutions of the wheel.  I cannot replicate the behavior in iTunes 10.4 though.

  • Gerry W Level 1 (0 points)

    Same here, have to spin the mouse wheel like crazy to get a bit of scrolling action. Win 7 64 Bit, Microsoft Mouse, no IntelliPoint Software installed.

  • JMR77 Level 1 (0 points)

    Same here. Have to spin the wheel real fast and it will scroll, very jerky though. Windows 7 Pro 32bit. I would hate to have to switch back to firefox...

  • nwcs Level 1 (130 points)

    A lot of people are reporting this. I use Win 7 Pro 64 bit at work and Safari 5.1 scrolling is broken with the mouse wheel. I use a Logitech MX mouse. So what I did to work around it (for now) is to use the tilt buttons on the mouse wheel. I assigned left to page down and right to page up. It's kludgy but it works. I hope 5.1.1 comes out soon. No problems with my Mac at home, though.

  • Spiritunicorn Level 1 (0 points)

    I have also had this problem and managed to find a workaround.

    The issue on my work computer was related to a Microsoft mouse with smooth scrolling, it seams that the new version of Safari does not support smooth scrolling properly.

     

    With the Intelipoint software installed go to:

     

    Control Panel >> Mouse Properties >> Wheel

     

    And click 'Identify programs that don't scroll correctly...'.

     

    Click 'Add' and add Safari to the list.

     

    Click OK to close the windows.

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