The way to scroll differs according to the setting you have the touchpad on. To see what the settings are, go to the control panel, hardware and devices and find the mouse. Then go to device settings. Once there, click on the settings and go to scrolling. There will be a number of options. To be able to scroll the active screen without having the pointer over it click on the second setting (scroll selected item). That will make the following more noticeable. To scroll is very simple: tap the pad like you want to click, but leave your finger there, then with your other finger move it up or down. Its that simple.