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Make the cursor (mouse pointer) larger and easier to see in Windows 7

Large cursors and extra large mouse pointers in Windows 7 Windows 7 comes with a "one-size-fits-all" cursor scheme, which will fit most eye sight needs, for most screen resolutions. As we explained in a previous tutorial, you can customize your mouse pointer scheme (cursor theme), without going into the details of each theme; as you'll learn in this tutorial, you can not only use mouse pointer schemes to make your cursor larger, but Windows 7 also includes (as did Vista and XP) a feature that allows you to locate the position of your cursor on screen at any given time by hitting a one-key keyboard shortcut.

 

Use large or extra large cursors in Windows 7

First to make your cursors bigger with a mouse pointer scheme:

Locate your cursor on screen (circle animation)

In addition to being able to use larger cursors in Windows 7, you can also enable an accessibility option that lets you find easily where your mouse pointer is on the screen.

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