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mouse scroll wheel disable, via registry?

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#1 mckooter


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Posted 27 October 2008 - 11:58 AM

at my work we have a need to disable the scroll wheel on the mouse at a specific time, and then have it reactivated later. (too many errors from accidentally changing the default text drop down):

we already do something simmilar by running a batch script that runs a .reg file to disable the back and forward buttons on ie6. is there a registry value that controls the scroll wheel functionality too? Id rather not do it by 3rd party software as I wouldn't be able to get it approved.

Its really funny now, half the people around here literally have tape covering up the scroll wheel,

hopefully i can provide a better solution
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Posted 27 October 2008 - 06:12 PM

I've read that setting the WheelScrollLines value to 0 (in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop ) will accomplish this.
Haven't tried it myself tho'
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