To adjust the cursor blink rate


Open Keyboard in Control Panel.


On the Speed tab, drag the Cursor blink rate slider.

The test cursor to the left of the slider area blinks at the new rate.


To open Keyboard, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Keyboard

To prevent the cursor (insertion point) from blinking, drag the slider to the left end of the bar. The cursor will remain visible, but will not blink.

Related Topics

Keyboard overview

Accessibility Wizard

Control Panel accessibility options

Adjust the key repeat rate

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