To change the appearance of your mouse pointer


Open Mouse in Control Panel.


On the Pointers tab, do one or both of the following:

To change all of your pointers at one time, select a new scheme under Scheme.

To change one pointer, select it in the Customize list. Click Browse, and then double-click the name of the new pointer you want to use for that task.


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

A pointer scheme is any combination of pointers used on your desktop. You can change any number of pointers and then save them as a new scheme by clicking Save As under Scheme. The new scheme will appear in the list under Scheme.

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