Devices Change Mouse Double-click Speed in Windows 11

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This tutorial will show you how to change the mouse double-click speed for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

You can double-click on an item to open it by default in Windows.

The mouse double-click speed is how quickly you must click the mouse button to perform a double-click.

Some people double-click slower or faster than others, and each mouse may not always reactive the same.

If you find the mouse double-click speed too sensitive (fast) or not sensitive enough (slow), you can adjust the mouse double-click speed to what works best for you.


  • Option One: Change Mouse Double-click Speed in Control Panel
  • Option Two: Change Mouse Double-click Speed in Registry Editor

Option One

Change Mouse Double-click Speed in Control Panel

1 Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Mouse icon.

2 Click/tap on the Buttons tab. (see screenshot below)

3 Adjust the Double-click speed slider left (slower) or right (faster) to the speed you want.

4 Click/tap on OK.

5 You can now close the Control Panel if you like.


Option Two

Change Mouse Double-click Speed in Registry Editor

1 Open Registry Editor (regedit.exe).

2 Navigate to the key below in the left pane of Registry Editor. (see screenshot below)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse


3 In the right pane of the Mouse key, double click/tap on the DoubleClickSpeed string value (REG_SZ) to modify it. (see screenshot above)

4 Type a number between 200 (slower) to 900 (faster) for the double-click speed you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

The default double-click speed is 480.


5 Close Registry Editor when finished.

6 Either sign out and sign in or restart the computer to apply.

That's it,
Shawn Brink



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