How to Change the Appearance of Your Mouse Pointer

By Techwalla Contributor

You are probably pretty used to the way your mouse pointer looks. But you might be interested to know that you have some options for your mouse pointer's appearance. With a few clicks you can change the appearance of your mouse pointer.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer using Microsoft Windows

Step 1

Click "Start" and then select Control Panel. If you are using an older version of Windows you will click "Start," point to Settings and then click Control Panel.

Step 2

Select Mouse. The Mouse Properties dialog box will appear.

Step 3

Click the Pointers tab.

Step 4

Change all your pointers at once by choosing a new "scheme" under the Scheme header.

Step 5

Change a single pointer under the Customize heading. To do this click Browse, then double-click the option you wish to use.

Step 6

Click "Apply" and "OK."