How to Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling in Windows 11
How to Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling in Windows 11

How to Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling in Windows 11

Like Window 10, Window 11 has a Unique Feature called Inactive Window Scrolling. This Unique feature Provides users to Scroll through the background Window without Showing in Front.

In window 11, it is manually enabled from the setting.  In Windows 10, these Features do not allow users to Scroll through the background Window without Showing in Front. When the inactive features are enabled, it runs Smoothly on PC/Computer.

Steps to Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling in Windows 11

In this article, You will know the two steps how to Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling in Windows 11

There are the following steps:

  1. Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling via Settings
  2. Enable or Disable Inactive Scrolling via Registry

1. Enable or Disable the Inactive scrolling

In this step, we will know how to Enable or Disable Inactive Window Scrolling via Settings. These Steps are Following;

  1. In the First Steps, Open the Start Button and Select the “Setting “of window 11.
Window 11 setting
Window 11 setting

2. In the Second Step, Open the “Bluetooth & devices” Option.

Bluetooth & devices
Bluetooth & devices

3. Third Step we will Scroll and find the option of “Mouse “and Select it.

Mouse Option
Mouse Option

4. In this Step, find “Scroll inactive windows when hovering over them” and then enable the option.

Scroll inactive windows when hovering over them
Scroll inactive windows when hovering over them

5. If you want to Disable the Inactive scrolling, Just Simple Off it the Option.

Disable the Inactive scrolling
Disable the Inactive scrolling

In these five steps, you can able or Disable the Inactive scrolling in window 11.

Now let’s Discuss the Second Method of able or Disable the Inactive scrolling in window 11.

2. Enable or Disable Inactive Scrolling via Registry

The Second Method is to use the Registry editor to enable or disable the inactive scrolling In Windows 11. These Methods are the Following;

1. Open the Window 11 Search bar and Seach the “Registry Editor app” the click it.

Registry Editor app
Registry Editor app

2. After it, in the Registry Editor Search,

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

Registry Editor
Registry Editor

3. Open it, double click on “MouseWheel Routing”  TYPE ” DWORD key”

Mouse Wheel Routing
Mouse Wheel Routing

4. After it, To disable the Inactive Scrolling, Press 0 on Value data and Press the OK Button

disable the Inactive Scrolling
disable the Inactive Scrolling

5. If you want to enable the inactive Scroll, Press 2 On the Value data

enable the inactive Scroll
enable the inactive Scroll

These are the Methods that  You can turn on or off inactive scrolling in Windows 11.

In Windows 11, Inactive Window Scrolling is the best feature which helps the user and Improves its experience. The Features help the user by don not clicking on an inactive Window to start scrolling. So, These above methods are the best ways to enable or disable inactive scrolling in Windows 11.

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