Steps to customize the mouse cursor on Windows computers

The mouse cursor, as it is also known in Colombia, is the arrow with which users click on any program, web page or tool available on the computer.

For many users, the design offered by the Android operating system may not be to their liking, as it can be considered very simple. However, there is the possibility of changing or customizing it in the way that the user prefers, according to the portal computer today.

In this sense, different methods can be carried out and they are the following:

change cursor

  • Enter the search bar of the start menu.
  • Write “mouse” and press the ‘Mouse Configuration’ section.
  • Then, locate and click on ‘Additional mouse settings’.
  • Click on the ‘Pointers’ tab and select the preferred one.
  • To see more design, click on ‘Browse’ and then on ‘Customize’.
  • Finally, you must click on the ‘Apply’ option.
The mouse cursor, as it is also known in Colombia, is the arrow with which users click on any program, web page or tool available on the computer. – Photo: Getty Images

Change cursor color

  • Access ‘System Configuration’.
  • Enter ‘Bluetooh and devices’ and then ‘Mouse’.
  • Then click on the ‘Mouse Pointer’ page.
  • Choose the color of preference.

Adjust cursor size

To adjust the size of the cursor, the steps mentioned above must be carried out, but in the ‘Mouse Pointer’ section there is the ‘Size’ option; click on it and modify the volume to your liking.

Change cursor speed

  • Enter the ‘Settings’ section.
  • Access the ‘Bluetooh and devices’ section and then ‘Mouse’.
  • Use the slider, which is located under ‘Mouse Pointer Speed’.
  • Adjust how fast or slow the cursor is.
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How to lock a laptop PC using Windows 10 or 11?

In order to locate or block a computer with Windows 10 or 11, it is necessary to have activated the option “Find my device”, which can be accessed from the ‘Settings’ menu, then selecting the ‘Update & security’ function and then choosing the ‘Find my device’ option.

Once the user has executed the steps, he will have a window on the screen where he can modify the configuration of the equipment and thus activate the tool that allows locating or blocking the computer.

It is worth noting that the steps to activate this option are very similar in Windows 10 and 11.

Through a few steps you can lock your computer. – Photo: Getty Images

Once the process is done, a warning message will appear on the screen indicating that it is necessary to activate the geolocation option, so the user will have to log out. click on the ‘Location Settings’ feature and then enable ‘Location Services’.

After executing these steps, the laptop can now be tracked from another device running Windows 11 or 10, To do this, you only need to do the following:

  • Enter the official Microsoft website and log in with the user account
  • Search the site for the option of linked devices, then you must choose the ‘Find my device’ function, which appears in the upper right part of the screen
  • A list will immediately appear with all the devices that have been previously linked to that account
  • With the location activated, you only have to select the computer you want to find and select “Activate”
  • A notification will then be generated stating that a request to access the location has been made
  • From that same section, the user can block the computer to restrict access to personal data.
Microsoft allows you to lock your computer. – Photo: Getty Images
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It is important to mention that For this process to work successfully, the equipment must be turned on and not be interrupted in process. Also, you must be connected to the internet.

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