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Editors' Review

by   / April 22, 2012

Sometimes little tweaks can make a big difference, and that's definitely the case with AlwaysMouseWheel. This little utility allows you to scroll in windows that aren't active using your mouse wheel. It might not seem like a big deal, but it's a surprisingly useful feature to have when you do a lot of work that involves switching between windows.

The program's interface is no-nonsense; with radio buttons you select whether you want the program to bring the selected window to the front using the mouse wheel or just scroll the selected window while leaving it in the background. If you need to refer to something in one window while typing into another, this is an incredibly useful thing to be able to do.

There are check boxes to enable and disable AlwaysMouseWheel and select whether or not it will run on startup. The interface minimizes to the system tray when not in use, making it easy to access when you need to make a change. That's really all there is to it; there are no other features and no documentation.

AlwaysMouseWheel comes as a ZIP file and is accessible after extraction with no need for installation; this means you can easily take it along on a USB drive and use it when troubleshooting and performing many other tasks. We think anyone who typically has multiple windows open at once will find AlwaysMouseWheel surprisingly useful.

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Full Specifications

General

Publisher Nenad Hrg
Publisher web site http://www.softwareok.com
Release Date July 21, 2015
Date Added July 21, 2015
Version 3.55

Category

Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/XP/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/2000 Server/Server 2003 x86 R2
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 28.6KB
File Name AlwaysMouseWheel.zip

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Total Downloads 10,807
Downloads Last Week 1

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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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