Recent content by vmcgowan

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    Adobe Reader 9.3.4 disabled my mouse wheel

    A new theory has emerged - the problem is with my Avocent Switchview box that my PS2 mouse is plugged into. I will need to see if there is a firmware upgrade available. The behavior has been very odd and was very inconsistent...until I noticed the T43 (also connected to the SwitchView) mouse...
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    Adobe Reader 9.3.4 disabled my mouse wheel

    I'm not a fan of Adobe right now... So this morning a web site wants the latest Flash (which I uninstalled during my trial and error to narrow down my problem) and since I was sure I had confirmed Reader was the problem I decided to give it a chance. BOOM! same problem re-appears...and even...
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    Adobe Reader 9.3.4 disabled my mouse wheel

    It took me more than a week to track this down, but after installing the most recent Adobe Reader (9.3.4) my mouse wheel became disabled and in the mouse control panel applet, the Wheel tab is not visible. It takes more than a simple 'Restart' for the problem to become apparent (and to be...
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    Windows 7 Classic Start Menu

    No one is suggesting staying stuck in the past ...except Republicans ;-) It's the loss (or apparent different functionality from your post) of keyboard behavior...which you have to admit is a much quicker way of launching a program than having to move your hand to the mouse and click on menu...
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    Windows 7 Classic Start Menu

    Gotta agree with aluciddreamer03 - it should be about the user's experience, not what MS thinks we should do. For example, for several years now I have been accustomed to (as a keyboard kinda guy who hates the mouse) using a Ctrl+Esc+<key> combination to initiate programs (Ctrl+Esc+1 for...
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