Change Mouse Pointers in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

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    The first thing that we need to do is right-click on the lower left corner of the screen, then click on "Control Panel".
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    When the Control Panel opens, we need to click "Hardware and Sound".
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    In this section, click "Mouse" in the "Devices and Printers" category.
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    When the menu opens, we need to click the "Pointers" tab.
    From here, we can either select the scheme of the pointers or customize them one-by-one.
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    For example, if we choose a scheme, all of the icons will change if we click "Apply".
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    If we want to change them separately, we have to double-click on the icon that we want to change in the "Customize" area.
    For example, we'll scroll down and change the "Link Select" icon.
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    Now we can choose from all of the available icons here.
    If we have any custom icons, we can browse to that directory and select it from there. Double-click a pointer to choose it.
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    Once we have customized everything according to our preferences, we can click "Apply" then "OK".
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    We can now close the "Hardware and Sound" window.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change mouse pointers on a Windows 8 computer.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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