How to scroll inactive Windows in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
Anyone who’s ever used a Mac should know that all latest versions of Apple’s operating system lets you scroll inactive Windows. I.e. the user does not need to click on the window to get then the possibility to scroll inside of it. It is definitely very convenient.
For some reason this feature is not available in Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1, but Windows 10 will apparently be available with this feature. At least it allows you to think the previously posted build (9841), where you can scroll inactive Windows. Windows 10 build 9860 this feature is disabled by default.
If you are using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and you like the idea of scroll in inactive Windows, you can download and install a tiny utility KatMouse. This is a free program for Windows that is designed to enhance the functionality of mice with a scroll wheel. The main feature of this tool, as mentioned above, is the ability to scroll Windows without focus.
KatMouse is compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. If you need to get to the settings window, right-click the mouse on the KatMouse icon in the system tray and select «settings».
To download the program, click on the link below.