Part solution (Excel 2013) is to "unfreeze" panes in the VIEW tab ribbon...Microsoft please note that you have been aware of this problem for several updates of Excel - when the blazes are you actually going to get around to permanent and proper solutions to your software?...If I buy a new car and it develops a fault I have every right to have the problem solved on demand and free of charge... why the f*ck should Microsoft consider themselves exempt from such similar situations? There is only a single setting which controls the use of the mouse wheel. Community to share and get the latest about Microsoft Learn. I actually wanted this feature reversed. Search - mouse - enable " scroll inactive windows when I hover over them" Should fix the problem. @ TWIMCWhen holding down the [Ctrl] key while using the mouse wheel, the effect will be the opposite of your setting of "Zoom on roll with IntelliMouse" Setting of the "Zoom on roll with IntelliMouse": - checked the mouse wheel will zoom, but scroll while holding the Ctrl key down - unchecked the mouse wheel will scroll, but zoom while holding down the Ctrl key. Instead of single clicking in the cell as was the case previously. Empowering technologists to achieve more by humanizing tech. FYI, another cause might be the View->Freeze Panes setting. Sarah noted that when she is typing a formula or editing an existing one, the scroll wheel on her mouse doesn't allow her to scroll through the worksheet in order to select cells. Mr. T, THANK YOU! Tried in Excel 2016 and IE 11. The same problem. Up to three images may be included in a comment. Good luck! The issue is that my work is predominantly in Excel 2016 and many of those files are shared, so I cannot just simply convert everything to O365. I don't know why. Works like a charm in Office 2016. Now you have to first DOUBLE-CLICK the cell in these newer excel versions. Awesome. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted. Try Unfreezing. It was helpful and prevented me from losing my mind entirely. The comment from bob 23 Aug 2016, 09:34 worked for me. your image when you submit the comment. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will what finally worked was hitting the button we have on the top of the logitech mouse. This can happen when Freeze Pane is set while filters are active, once filters are cleared, excel is still set to freeze far below the Title row.Check to see if Freeze Pane was set while filters were in active. Enter your address and click "Subscribe. MS says, that from exlcel 2007 up, the scroll wheel only allows to navigate in the formula bar. You can double click again to get out of edit or hit enter. This tip (11838) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007 and 2010. ... FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in ExcelTips, a free productivity newsletter. I'm using Excel 2007. I suggest you debug your code line by line in Excel 2016 64bit to check whether line cause this issue. I unplugged the old MS mouse USB stick - my new mouse scroll continued to work and has continued to work ever since. However, the main reason I wanted it was to navigate large Excel sheets quickly but it doesn't work in Excel!! I had my new mouse still turned on with its USB stick still in, and so simply moved my hand from the old MS mouse to my new mouse, and the scroll worked on it as well. Everything worked perfectly until we have updated the computer with Office 2016 64-bit: the mouse wheel scroll works for a few seconds then Re: Horizontal Scroll Wheel Useless in Excel? All seamless apps do not allow me to scroll using the mouse wheel anymore. It would be helpful if you could share us your simple file. Why so?