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Getting rid of mouse pointer

Discussion in 'Software' started by flex22, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. flex22

    flex22 Gigabyte Poster

    How do I egt rid of the mouse pointer.I went into the mouse properties, but there's only an option to hide the pointer when I am typing.But this doesn't actually work anyway.

    I'm using the keyboard on the desktop I'm on now, as the mouse is disconnected.

    Would I have to uninstall the mouse in order to remove the pointer from appearing?
    The only reason why i don't want to do this is ebcause if I decide to use the mouse again, I'll have to install it, which is a hassle.

    So I'm after a way of hiding the pointer until I need it.

    Anyone know, as there's nothing in the mouse properties.
  2. Rosy
    Honorary Member

    Rosy Megabyte Poster


    How about taking the mouse pointer into the bottom right hand corner - this makes the pointer disappear and you just move the mouse diagonally left and up and it re-appears.

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  3. flex22

    flex22 Gigabyte Poster

    Yeah I'd considered this, but just thought there might be some sort of command/keyboard shortcut, whatever that could make the pointer disappear and reappear.

    There's an idea for any budding proggers out there.

    I better just remember that if I'm going to disconnect the mouse, I'd better make sure that I move the pointer to the bottom first.

    Thanks Rosy.

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