You can change the mouse pointer and turn on other features that can help make it easier to use your mouse.

  1. Open the Make the mouse easier to use page by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Ease of Access, clicking Ease of Access Center, and then clicking Make the mouse easier to use.

  2. Select the options that you want to use:

    • Change the color and size of mouse pointers. You can use these options to make the mouse pointer larger or change the color to make it easier to see.

    • Turn on Mouse Keys. If you have difficulty using a mouse, you can select this option to control the movement of the mouse pointer by using the numeric keypad.

    • Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse. This option makes it easier to select and activate windows by allowing you to select a window by pointing at it with the mouse rather than by clicking it.