How To Prevent Issues From Changing Settings Of The Mouse Pointer In Windows 10

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If your PC is used by several people (for example, your children or siblings at home), it is possible that everyone wants to put a different theme to Windows 10. If you want to prevent issues from changing settings of the mouse pointer on Windows 10, you are in the aforementioned article.


Windows is a very practical, intuitive and friendly user operating system. You have many options for change settings mouse, as indicated on the official Microsoft Support. However, they are constantly changing it all the time can be somewhat annoying.

But before I explain how you can prevent issues from changing settings of the mouse pointer in Windows 10, you remember quickly how can edit first. Read in the following paragraph can find that information.

Steps to change the mouse pointer in Windows 10

Among the multiple options that Windows provides, this operating system allows us to customize the mouse cursor our , changing its color, size and even shape. If this is something you’d like to try, then we will explain the simple steps you must take to achieve it.


  • The first thing to do is Open the Settings menu , which can be easily achieved from the Start menu, clicking on the symbol shaped nut.

  • Once there, you must select the ‘Device’ option and immediately search the manú left the option that says ‘Mouse’ to click on it.

 setting the mouse pointer


  • Then you go to the right side of the window and click on ‘additional mouse Options’ . This will open a new window with five tabs.

  • In the ‘Pointers’ tab you can choose the type of pointer that you like , either the classic arrow, the cross precision, the text bar, among others.

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On the other hand, if you want to change the size or color of the pointer, you can click on the ‘Setting the mouse and cursor size’. This will take you to a window with several options for you customize the pointer.

How to prevent the issues from changing settings of the mouse pointer in Windows 10?

If you really want to block the possibility of modifying the pointer of the mouse, the first thing to do is access the register, where you can also change passwords administrator. To do this, tipea ‘regedit’ in the search box on the taskbar Windows 10, run the registration and follow these steps:


  • In the space left find the folder called ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER’ and click the arrow to the left to display its contents.

  • Within this, look for the ‘Software’ folder and repeat the same procedure.

  • also going to replicate these actions with folders ‘Policies’, ‘Microsoft’ and finally, ‘Windows’.

  • Once you’re in the Windows folder, if you have never accessed before, you must create a password right-clicking on ‘Windows’ and choosing ‘New’ and immediately ‘Key’ placing the name ‘Personalization’. If already it created this key, just accessed directly.

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  • Then, inside ‘Personalization’ you Create a new DWORD value of 32 bits with the name ‘NoChangingMousePointers’.

  • Once created this new value, double click on it and assigns the value 1 in hexadecimal basis .

Now you should have already blocked the option to have the mouse pointer changes. And if at any desired time back to allow them to change the configuration of the pointer , do not worry. All you have to do is follow the same steps and put the value 0 in hexadecimal base.

Make sure you have made the correct changes

If you want to check that modification was performed successfully, restart your PC and follow the same procedure described in the previous section to try to change the configuration of the pointer. And properties

should not appear in the pointer between the properties of the mouse.

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We hope this article has helped you keep changing settings of the mouse pointer. Note that it is always recommended that before making any changes , you make a back up your PC, only if you then need to retrieve settings initially had.

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