How To Change Your Mouse Pointer In Windows 10

By Blaiz Enterprises  25th May 2022

Changing your mouse pointer in Windows 10 should be straightforward, right?  Though, that is not quite the case in reality.  But here's how to do it in 13 easy steps.

Step 1 - Click "Start" - typically located at the bottom left of your screen

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Step 2 - Click on "Settings"

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Step 3 - Click "Ease of Access"

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Step 4 - Click "Cursor & pointer"

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Step 5 - Click the "Additional mouse settings" link

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Step 6 - Click the "Additional mouse options" link

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Step 7 - A "Mouse Properties" window will display, click on the "Pointers" tab

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Step 8 - Select "Normal Select" under the "Customize:" list

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Step 9 - Click the "Browse" button

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Step 10 - Select your animated or static cursor.  In the bottom left corner of the window is a small preview panel.

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Step 11 - Click the "Open" button to load your cursor

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Step 12 - Click the "Apply" button for changes to take effect.

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Step 13 - Click the "OK" button to close the window.  Your cursor is now the default mouse pointer.

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