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  1. Personalization Allow or Prevent Themes to Change Mouse Pointers in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. You can change the mouse pointer style, color, and size to make it easier to see in Windows 11. Changing your theme can also change your mouse...
  2. Accessibility Enable or Disable Mouse Pointer Shadow in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. You can enable to show shadows under the mouse pointer to help make it stand out better. This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable...
  3. Devices Change Touchpad Cursor Speed in Windows 11

    If your Windows 11 device (ex: laptop) has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its cursor speed if it is moving too slow or fast for you. This tutorial will show you how to change the touchpad cursor speed for your account in Windows 11. Option One: Change Touchpad Cursor Speed in...
  4. Accessibility Turn On or Off Mouse Pointer Trails in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. You can turn on to display pointer trails to see where the mouse is moving on the screen. See also...
  5. Devices Turn On or Off Show Pointer Location when Press CTRL Key in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. Windows 11 gives you a fast way to find your mouse pointer by circling it when you press the Ctrl key. See also...
  6. Devices Turn On or Off Pointer Snap To Default Button in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. To speed up the process of selecting a choice when a dialog box appears, you can turn on the Snap To mouse properties option to Automatically...
  7. Devices Turn On or Off Enhance Pointer Precision in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. Enhance pointer precision is a form of pointer acceleration that determines how fast the pointer moves in response to movements of the mouse...
  8. Accessibility Change Time to Activate Window by Hovering Over with Mouse Pointer in Windows 11

    By default in Windows, you need to click/tap on a window to make it active and bring it into focus. If you turn on Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse pointer, you can activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse pointer for a half second (500 ms) by default. If you...
  9. Accessibility Turn On or Off Activate Window by Hovering Over with Mouse Pointer in Windows 11

    By default in Windows, you need to click/tap on a window to make it active and bring it into focus. If wanted, you can turn on to activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse pointer for a half second (500 ms). This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off activate a window by...
  10. Devices Change Mouse Pointer Speed in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. You can change the speed at which the mouse pointer moves if it is moving too slow or fast for you. This tutorial will show you how to change...
  11. Accessibility Change Mouse Pointer Style, Color, and Size in Windows 11

    The mouse pointer, which is sometimes referred to as the cursor, is a bitmap that specifies a focus point on the screen for user input with the mouse. You can change the mouse pointer style, color, and size to make it easier to see in Windows 11. This tutorial will show you how to change mouse...
  12. Devices Change Mouse Hover Time in Windows 11

    The mouse hover time is the time in milliseconds that the mouse pointer has to stay hovered over an item before an event happens. For example: Hover pointer over icon on taskbar before thumbnail preview of open window displays. Hover pointer over file, folder, or drive in File Explorer or on...
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