Overview – Change Cursor Speed in Windows
It looks that the speed of your mouse pointer is either too slow or too fast for you and you’re want to increase your productivity and comparatively faster workflow by adjusting the cursor speed as per your preference.
By default, the mouse pointer speed is set to slow from the manufacturing end. However, it’s possible to decrease or increase the cursor speed.
By the end of this article, you’ll be able to adjust the mouse pointer movement:
Using Windows Settings
Step #1: Open the Windows Settings from the Start menu or press the ‘Windows key + I’ key combination.
Step #2: Select the ‘Bluetooth & Devices’ option from the left sidebar and click the ‘Mouse’ option.
Step #3: Drag the slider to increase the mouse pointer speed and left to decrease the mouse pointer speed.
Using Control Panel
Step #1: Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
Step #2: Select the ‘Hardware and Sound’ option.
Step #3: In the Devices and Printers section, click the ‘Mouse’ option.
Step #4: Select the ‘Pointer Options’ from the top menu. Now, under the ‘Motion’ section, drag the slider to increase the mouse pointer speed and left to decrease the mouse pointer speed.
Note: If you feel that increasing the cursor’s speed makes it unstable, simply click the ‘Enhance Pointer Precision‘ option, and the cursor’s precision will be much improved.
Using Registry Editor
Step #1: Search and open the Registry Editor from the Start menu or open the Windows Run and search for ‘regedit’ (without quotation marks).
Step #2: Navigate to the following path: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse and double-click the ‘Mouse Sensitivity’ option.
Step #3: The default value data is set to 10. To increase the mouse sensitivity, increase the value greater than 10, and, to reduce the mouse sensitivity, decrease the value lesser than 10.
The more the mouse sensitivity, the more the cursor speed.
Step #4: Restart the computer to make changes take effect and you’ll notice that the mouse cursor is quicker or slower than usual, depending on your settings.
In this article, we’ve covered how to change cursor speed in Windows 11.
Adjusting the cursor speed as per your preference can help to improve your efficiency, workflow, and overall productivity. Also. it can assist you during gaming and help to improve it.
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