How to activate the mouse wheel in Windows

This resource will clear you idea in solving the mouse wheel problem, if you have so.

Do you have the problem in mouse wheel? Yes it not working?
Okay!! I'll help you….what you have to do is:
You login as administrator or a member of admin than only you can go further. Then follow the steps:


Open the device Manager. To open this first you click start and then click Control Panel. After that double-click System. You will find a Hardware tab there you click Device Manager.


Double-click "Mice and other pointing devices", and then double-click the name of the mouse you want to configure.
 Activate the mouse wheel in Windows XP


On the "Advanced Settings" tab, in "Wheel Detection", click "Look for wheel". If its not working after selecting then go for "Assume wheel is present."

Now your mouse wheel is activated.

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