Change Mouse pointer

  [email protected]© 19:11 12 Jun 2006
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How do u change the arrow to a hand on a mouse. My parents have got in to computing at a late age and find it very difficult to double-click on everything. I thought it would be easier to hover the hand over everything and click once. How do I change this setting? (XP Pro).

  Jackcoms 19:15 12 Jun 2006

Control Panel; Printers & Other Hardware; Mouse; Pointers

  VoG II 19:16 12 Jun 2006

To change to a single click, My Computer, Tools> Folder Options, General tab, tick Single click...

  [email protected]© 19:17 12 Jun 2006

Thanks Jackcoms but I need a little more than that. I selected the hand but it doesn't seem to work.

  [email protected]© 19:19 12 Jun 2006

Thats it VoG thanks.

  [email protected]© 19:20 12 Jun 2006

What about within applications like e-mail etc?

  Jackcoms 19:20 12 Jun 2006

How do you mean "it doesn't seem to work" ??

  Graham ® 19:20 12 Jun 2006

You will need a mouse with programmable buttons, such as click here

You can set the large thumb button to double click. Be aware, you may not get a driver with the mouse (I didn't with ny last one) but they are readily downloadable.

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