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My, What a Big Mouse You Have!

Do you find the standard Windows mouse cursor is a bit too small? If so, you may want to select a larger cursor scheme from your Mouse Properties. Here’s how:

Hold the Windows key and press the R key (Win+R). This will bring up the Run line. In Run, type main.cpl

This will bring up Mouse Properties in XP, Vista, or Windows 7.

Open your Mouse icon, then go to the Pointers tab.

From here, you should see a drop box labeled Scheme. You’re looking for an item labeled either:

Windows Standard (extra large) (system scheme)


Windows Standard (large) (system scheme)

Either one of those will give you a larger than standard mouse cursor.

Depending on the computer and version of Windows, you may find you have a lot of other options, too. Check ‘em out, you may find you like certain cursor schemes better than others.

Have fun!

~ Steve