Change Speed & Thickness of Mouse Cursor in Windows 8

Sometimes it becomes difficult to locate the actual position of your cursor as the thickness and the blinking rate becomes invisible. When you are windows with hazy or clumsy window it really becomes difficult to locate to where the mouse cursor is actually placed. Here is the tutorial how you can locate change the thickness & blinking rate of the mouse cursor to locate its position easily on a Windows 8 computer.

Change Speed Thickness Mouse Cursor Windows 8

Like the earlier version of Windows 7, Windows 8 also includes accessibility options and programs that enables you to make your computer much easier to see, hear and use. This tutorial will tell you how to make your Windows 8 blinking cursor thicker, so that it can is visible easily.
Make Windows 8 cursor thicker

Follow the steps below to increase the thickness of the Mouse Cursor.

  • To increase the thickness of Windows 8 cursor, Press Windows key +C to open the Charms Bar, then go to the Settings > PC Settings
  • Now, click on Ease of Access

ease cursor

  • Click on the drop-down arrow and select the Cursor thickness by changing figure from 1 to any greater number as per your compatibility. You can see the preview of the cursor thickness there itself.

Make Windows 8 cursor blink faster

Follow the steps below to make Windows 8 cursor blink faster.

  • If want to make the cursor blink much faster than it normal or change its Repeat Rate or Delay, then it can be achieved, go to Control Panel > Keyboard Properties. You can find the settings to increase the cursor blink under the Speed tab

cursor speed

  • Change the settings according to your needs and click Apply/OK
  • Now, you can see that the mouse cursor thickness and blinking rate are much faster than before.

Upon following the steps described above you can easily change the speed and thickness of your mouse pointer in your Windows 8 computer.


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