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    Feb 11, 2013
    Using the mouse
    I've recently had an update on my computer, and have found as a result that the direction of scrolling when I use the mouse has reversed. So I want to get back to what it was beforehand. I'm told that you go to System Preferences, then the mouse & then take things from there. I've tried that, so far to no avail. I'm sure I'm missing something very simple. Any suggestions?

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    That would be the place. You are looking for an option for 'Scroll Direction (Natural)' - uncheck that.
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    Member Since
    Feb 11, 2013
    Using the mouse
    Thanks. What comes up when I get to the relevant box, is a list of mouse scroll functions, e.g. Wheel Up or Wheel Down. But no "Scroll Direction (Natural)" I've selected Wheel Up & Wheel Down, and then "Restore Defaults", but it doesn't change anything!

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    Let's try again. What mouse are you using? Be specific.

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    ...And what OS version are you running?

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