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It just irritates me a little bit that when I scroll in Windows, I have to scroll normally, but on Mac OS X, I have to change back to the other scrolling (Inverted), I prefer the Mac OS X way, is there a way to have this setting on Windows using Bootcamp settings or such?

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I love how they couldn't write an article without putting "the worst" right there in the URL. :-) It's the tech version of arguing about "on which side of the road to drive". – bmike Sep 11 '12 at 13:51
Thank you! Works perfectly :) – russjr08 Sep 11 '12 at 21:44
In new autohotkey version it is a good idea to add the following line at the beginning of the script #MaxHotkeysPerInterval 20000 – dstronczak Jul 26 '14 at 11:29
It was hard to scroll back to your answer and vote it up, until I finished installing the fix ;) Thank you – bafromca Sep 30 '15 at 0:16

the guy've written a small c# app to change the registry settings for all devices. It enumerates every device and changes the 'FlipFlopWheel' setting to 1 or 0 depending on which button you press.

the full source is available on github, the source code that actually does the flipping the registry setting (<100 lines) is here:

for those just wanting to 'get it done' here is the executable (asks for UAC elevation)

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Thanks, this saves me the effort! – Marius Aug 15 '15 at 15:43

This works great, really easy too.

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Being in a corporate environment with no access to PowerShell on this machine, this was the only solution i could find that worked. – Levi Rosol Mar 21 '14 at 13:39

I've recently switched from Parallels to Bootcamp for doing 3ds Max work. This issue drove me bananas! I finally found this fantastic utility, called Trackpad++. It not only solved the 'natural scrolling' issue, but also brought back things like three-finger drag, and other gestures. It really is the perfect solution (and no, I don't know the developer):

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I use this free program to set the scroll wheel to reverse scroll in windows 10. I also use it in windows 7 at work and set the work mouse wheel button to back. Super useful.

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It worked for me this way:

  1. Open Control Panel.

  2. In the search field at top right type, 'mouse' and hit enter.

  3. Click on 'mouse' in green - the top one!.

  4. the very last tab of the window that popped up will be your device's software settings - click it and open up the settings program.

  5. Click on Two Finger Scrolling under Multi-Finger Gestures and select GEAR symbol.

  6. Select (or deselect) "Enable reverse scrolling direction".

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WIndows BootCamp reverse scrolling

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