How to Change the Cursor Speed

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How to Change the Cursor Speed
Adjust the speed of your cursor to your personal liking. (adress bar image by Wiktor Osiecki from Fotolia.com)

The cursor is a movable icon that allows users to execute specific programs and commands. In most cases, the cursor resembles an arrow. However, users often change the cursor icon to an image that matches their preferences. In addition to being able to change the cursor icon, users also have the option to change the speed at which the cursor moves---the "pointer speed."

Skill level:
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Instructions

  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button and open the "Control Panel."

  2. 2

    Go to the left side of the screen and click "Switch to Classic View."

  3. 3

    Click on the "Mouse" icon.

  4. 4

    Go to the "Pointer Options" tab.

  5. 5

    Under "Motion," drag the slider arrow to adjust the speed of your cursor.

  1. 1

    Hold the "Windows" key and press "R." You can also access the mouse settings by using the Control Panel.

  2. 2

    Type "main.cpl" inside the search box and press "Enter."

  3. 3

    Go to the "Pointer Options" tab.

  4. 4

    Under "Motion," drag the slider arrow to adjust the speed of your cursor.

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