Hello! Scrolling in Windows 10 is really annoying and laggy. I have the latest driver of my touch pad. The problem exists when using the touchpad and external mouse. Is it the default settings of windows 10 or I have sth wrong?
Is the srolling bad in only browsers or in all applications - like Notepad, Wordpad, office suite, etc ?Hello! Scrolling in Windows 10 is really annoying and laggy. I have the latest driver of my touch pad. The problem exists when using the touchpad and external mouse. Is it the default settings of windows 10 or I have sth wrong?
After further research I noticed that a new touchpad driver version was installed through windows update ( I installed the drivers from my Acer account "Acer Aspire E5-573-37HY" ) this might be the reason. Also my laptop is malware-free. I am using Eset 10 scanned by Emsisoft Emergency Kit (EEK) and Zemana, so I don't think it's malware infection. I have changed the number of scrolled lines and now scrolling is somewhat better.I note you said it happens in "chrome/firefox/vivaldi" so that rules out a specific browser. Do other computers on your network have the same problem?
When did the problem start?
Have you scanned for malware?
Today I've purchased Auslogics Disk Defrag ( Few hours ago ) and I have done all the recommendations and I can say there is a huge improvement in scrolling speed. I'll use the laptop more extesively and see if the issue is solved. Thank youThe only thing is that scrolling setting affects more than just web pages. For example, it would also affect scrolling through a very large Word document or Excel spreadsheet. The difference is scrolling those documents requires reading from the disk while scrolling webpages requires downloading Internet data, as well as disk access as those web pages are cached. Just something to chew on.
I have optimized disk using windows defreagmentation tool but I did not notice any difference in terms of performance. Auslogics, on the other hand, does optimze undefragmented files and offers boot defragementaion alongside registry defragmentation. I noticed improvement in performance after using Auslogics! Also I have got a huge discount 70% so it is a reasonable price. What do u think ?
That was a total waste of money. I recommend you return it immediately. You don't need it. W10 automatically defrags your hard drives already. 3rd party defraggers are rip offs.
Your laptop should support Windows 10, Windows 10 Upgrade | AcerWithout Acer touchpad driver, the scrolling and moving crusor is very slow! Acer's drivers are from 2015, so WIndows install newer version that might not be fully compatible with my hardware ( I think )
I am running windows 10 Education 64 bit and I have downloaded the latest drivers from Acer website. I'll have a look at the link you provided and see if it makes things better. Thank you in advance!Your laptop should support Windows 10
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Check these options out for Chrome, How to Enable Smooth Scrolling Feature in Google Chrome? - AskVG
I see the auto defragementation in Auslogics really useful as it gets rid of fragementation in real time. Moreover, Auslogics's tool is faster than windows built-in tool.It has not been shown that 3rd party defraggers are anything but a waste of many. Maybe not with XP and tiny disks that are running low on disk space, but W10 is not XP and most computers today have very large drives with lots of free disk space. And if low on disk space, it is better not to clutter them up with 3rd party apps that take up more disk space anyway. Any solution except buying more disk space will be temporary.
It is more likely what you noticed was due to the placebo effect. It should be noted that literally the second you start to use your computer after defragging, fragmentation starts all over again, so any advantage a 3rd party tool provided is quickly negated.
@ Spawn - unless I read his first post wrong, he is using W10.
That would be fine if it was needed. But again, you don't need real-time defragging. That is Auslogics marketing hype - nothing more. If more frequent defragging was needed, Microsoft would have scheduled automatic defragging to daily or even hourly. Instead, by default, it is just once a week, if needed. The rest of the time, the feature is not sitting there wasting RAM, CPU cycles and disk resources. And since Windows defragging is scheduled to run when the computer is not otherwise being used, who cares if it not as quick? It just does not matter.I see the auto defragementation in Auslogics really useful as it gets rid of fragementation in real time. Moreover, Auslogics's tool is faster than windows built-in tool.
Thank you. My laptop is Acer Aspire E5-573-37HY Core i3 4005U and 4 GB ramWhich model is your laptop? Or, at least, can you give us some basic hardware information about it? (RAM, GPU, CPU)
If you are running low-end hardware, it is highly possible that your PC is unable to handle the "smooth scroll" feature of browsers.
Try turning "hardware acceleration" in your browsers on/off to see if that makes any difference.
As far as I know, smooth-scrolling is enabled in Chrome by default and can only by changed by modifying its related object in chrome://flags.