Change Mouse Pointer Options in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Ron Cruz, Dougie, Crystal

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    Open the start menu by clicking the Windows logo located on the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
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    Click on Control Panel to access it
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    Click on Hardware and Sound
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    From this menu, click on "Mouse" located under "Devices and Printers."
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    Click on the pointer options tab
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    From here, you can change the speed of the mouse depending on your preference
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    Adjust the slider until you reach your desired speed.
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    You also have the option for the pointer to automatically move to the default button in a dialogue box
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    For example, once you open the mouse pointer options, your mouse will hover over the OK button.
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    There is also an option to enable pointer trails
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    This will show extended mouse movements, leaving a trail behind your pointer's movement.
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    Another option is to hide the pointer while typing so it does not become a distraction
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    Lastly, there is an option to show the location of the pointer when you press the control key
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    Just in case you have a hard time finding your pointer.
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    Once you are finished changing the pointer options, click OK to confirm your changes
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    This concludes our tutorial
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Dougie, Ron Cruz, Lukward Thomason

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