How do I eneable smooth scrolling in Windows XP?


Is there a way to change the scrolling in windows xp home edition so that it does NOT look like a wave thru the screen. The scrolling in windows 98 is what I want to have. The waves are very distracting and slow. Please advise.


Al Tome


This question was answered on September 15, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

I think this is what your asking for.

On the Start menu:

Select Control Panel

In Control Panel:

Be sure you are in Classic View (all Control Panel icons are showing).

If not, under Control Panel in the left pane, select Switch to Classic View.

Select Internet Options.

In the Internet Properties dialog box:

Select the Advanced tab.

On the Advanced tab, under Settings: Browsing:

Turn the Use smooth scrolling setting on or off by selecting or clearing its check box.

To save your settings and close the dialog box:

Select OK

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on September 15, 2003