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Slowing down your mouse in Windows 7

The mouse properties can also be found in the Control Panel press ' Windows ' logo key + ' C ' to open the ' Control Panel ' or click Start button + ' Control Panel '.

From the Control Panel Home Screen, ' Tab ' and select or click on the ' All Control Panel Items ' centre, Use the arrow keys to select or click on ' Mouse ' This opens a Mouse properties window

Click to select the Pointers tab or ' Tab ' and use the arrow keys. Here you can customise your mouse pointer to one you can easily see.

Press ' Alt ' + ' S ' and use the arrow keys or click on the drop down list under Scheme to scroll through the options.

Click on or ' Tab ' to and use the arrow keys to select the ' Pointers options ' tab, to further customise your mouse pointer.

To control the pointer speed under the Motion setting, click on the pointer and move it to the required speed setting or press ' Alt ' + ' C ' and use the arrow keys, see Fig 1.

Fig 1

Motion options

Snap To will automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box. To turn this option on press ' Alt ' + ' U ' or click to select ' Automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box ', see Fig 2.

Fig 2

Snap to options

From the Desktop

You can also change the pointer trail by:

Right clicking anywhere on the desktop and select ' Personalise ' then select ' Change Mouse Pointers '.

This opens the mouse properties window as described above.

Note: If this does not work it could be because your computer settings cannot be changed due to local IT policies - contact your local IT support for further help.

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