Change Your Mouse Pointer

Posted by risherz in Windows

With Windows XP, you can customize your mouse pointer. This can be done for free, without any downloads. Read on to discover how this is done.


Follow the instructions below to rid your screen of the conventional mouse pointer and select new a one:

1. Click on Start on the taskbar.
2. Select Control Panel.
3. After that, click on Printers and Other Hardware.
4. Choose Mouse.
5. In the window that pops-up, go to the Pointer Tab.
6. Now, you can choose from the various schemes that are available.

To mix and match your own pointers, use the following steps:
1. Click on the pointer that you want to change.
2. Then click on the Browse button.
3. Choose your pointer.
4. Hit OK.

After you are done, click on OK.

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49 Responses to “Change Your Mouse Pointer”

  1. November 13, 2008 at 9:52 am, honey said:

    i cant change. i dont know.

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  2. March 31, 2009 at 2:50 am, DOESNTWORK said:

    Well there is add hardware button and printer and Faxes button…. doesnt work

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  3. May 06, 2009 at 2:37 pm, Eric said:

    Simply use Control Panel/Mouse and select the Pointers tab.

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    • April 14, 2010 at 9:59 pm, Anonymous said:

      where is the pointers tab

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  4. May 07, 2009 at 3:48 am, star said:

    thanks it worked!!

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    • May 15, 2009 at 12:26 am, HEHEH said:

      do i have to restart the computer??

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      • June 08, 2010 at 1:39 am, Crystal said:

        No you do not need too. But do you know how to get a fairy want?

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    • January 20, 2013 at 5:03 pm, madara said:

      > how

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  5. May 15, 2009 at 12:26 am, HEHEH said:

    this is AWESOME!!!!

    Reply

  6. May 17, 2009 at 12:22 am, Audrey said:

    i cant find the pick a control panel icon

    Reply

  7. May 21, 2009 at 8:46 am, harrison thornton said:

    how do you get the cool ones like the ones ubove

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  8. June 18, 2009 at 2:47 pm, Nobody said:

    Thanks! That was easy :)
    Harrison Thornton- there are only a few plain styles to choose from. You have to download the fancy kinds.

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  9. September 07, 2009 at 10:33 am, Anonymous said:

    i noe ald la!!! ==

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  10. January 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm, skulllady said:

    cant open my mouse pointers it says the rundell32 is not working what sure i do

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  11. February 23, 2010 at 7:03 pm, Tegan Griffiths said:

    This does work

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  12. February 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm, Anonymous said:

    this does not work you here me does not work lie lie lie dont go to this web site

    Reply

    • March 02, 2011 at 6:01 am, HateMeJanX said:

      HOW? CAN YOU TEACH ME HOW TO CHANGE?

      Reply

  13. April 02, 2010 at 1:12 am, Anonymous said:

    Cool, it worked

    Reply

  14. April 09, 2010 at 6:48 pm, Anonymous said:

    what if i have a mac ………. how do i change it

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  15. April 14, 2010 at 9:58 pm, Anonymous said:

    im kinda confused with the mouse.i cant find pointer tab?

    Reply

  16. May 22, 2010 at 1:58 am, jenny said:

    thanks, it helped a lot

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  17. May 22, 2010 at 2:06 am, jenny said:

    um, it not working now;

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  18. May 22, 2010 at 2:06 am, jenny said:

    it not working right;

    Reply

  19. June 08, 2010 at 1:36 am, Crystal said:

    I can change really it is so nice but I would like an fairy.

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  20. June 12, 2010 at 8:12 pm, joyce said:

    ok

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  21. July 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm, Adamsakhri said:

    lol

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  22. August 15, 2010 at 8:59 am, sweetest pal said:

    there’s no buton like that just click on mouse then pointers and ten browse choose the ones u like. simple

    Reply

  23. November 09, 2010 at 12:50 am, Victor kim said:

    i know it now your supose to click on control panel then go to mouse then click on pointer then press brouze and u can pick so many kind of mouse pointer then press open then press aplly then press ok then u get the mouse pointer and u can change it back to!!!

    Reply

    • March 23, 2011 at 11:20 pm, Cash?? said:

      thank u i finially got it!!!!:)

      Reply

  24. November 11, 2010 at 7:37 pm, Eee768 said:

    coool now i know how to awesome!

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  25. December 14, 2010 at 1:13 pm, rachana kaza said:

    It’s too easy
    Yeah…yeah… Thanks

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    • February 19, 2011 at 4:26 pm, Bob said:

      how do u do it then??

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  26. February 19, 2011 at 4:24 pm, Bob said:

    where

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  27. February 19, 2011 at 4:25 pm, Bob said:

    where is the start buttom ahh!!

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  28. March 06, 2011 at 1:22 am, Comment back said:

    where is the start button

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  29. March 09, 2011 at 11:44 am, TILNATIOR1243 said:

    WHERE THE HECK DO YOU GO???

    Reply

  30. March 16, 2011 at 2:44 am, Tomi said:

    this is the stupidest thing EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  31. March 22, 2011 at 7:51 pm, Julie said:

    rubbish

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  32. March 23, 2011 at 11:13 pm, Cash?? said:

    i have a laptop how can u people do it???????????

    Reply

  33. March 27, 2011 at 11:15 am, Chamber said:

    thanks

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  34. May 31, 2011 at 9:20 pm, DD said:

    thanks that work

    Reply

  35. June 24, 2011 at 9:37 am, Anonymous said:

    How to change my mouse pointer without any downloads?I want to change my mouse pointer.

    Reply

  36. July 13, 2011 at 2:44 pm, Anonymous said:

     This is very nice article. It shows that how can you change mouse pointer without any downloads. You will get many mouse pointers by using this procedure.

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  37. November 10, 2011 at 3:08 pm, yasmine said:

    this does work thank you

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  38. January 11, 2012 at 3:50 pm, bob said:

    This works, it’s not a lie, it’s in the microsoft system, it’s not a cheat. It works! Mine is a banana!

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    • September 29, 2012 at 3:00 am, yuumi said:

      how do you do it idk how

      Reply

  39. March 24, 2012 at 5:47 am, rafael said:

    cool!

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  40. March 24, 2012 at 4:09 pm, justine said:

    this does work i works on laptops as well so i don’t no Wat u r talking about…………………… so just try

    Reply

  41. June 28, 2012 at 1:12 pm, mark said:

    I am going to shout my daghter changed my mouse pointer

    Reply

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