Reverse scrolling of your mouse wheel in Windows

Reverse Scrolling in Windows

I copied this from a blog who copied from a blog who copied from a discussion at – referenced at the bottom of the post.

The steps are:

Find the hardware ID of the mouse
Go to the mouse control panel
Select “Hardware” tab
Click “Properties” button
Select “Details” tab
From the drop-down list choose “Hardware IDs”
Save the VID*** entry ( e.g. VID_045E&PID_0039 )

Find and change the corresponding settings in the registry
Run regedit.exe
Open Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\HID
Here you should find an entry for the hardware ID of your mouse
In all sub-keys of the hardware id key look for the “DeviceParameters” key and change the “FlipFlopWheel” value from 0 to 1

Make it work
Unplug the mouse
Count to five
Plug the mouse back in

Congratulations you now have scrolling that is inverted, up scrolls the page down and down scrolls the page up – like OSX – and it is more natural after you get used to it. 🙂 Unless you were already used to it from MacOS … then you will love this registry setting changed.

As originated in this discussion:

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