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Change your mouse for left-handed use.


Learn how to change your mouse for left-handed users.


This question was answered on September 2, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If you're left-handed and you'd like to change your mouse to work the way you do, then this tip is for you Windows XP allows you to customize your mouse for left-handed users The great thing is that it only takes a few clicks and wa-la your mouse is now left-handed.

Follow the steps below:

1 Click 'Start', and then select 'Control Panel'

2 Chooose 'Appearance and Themes'

3 Under 'See Also', click 'Mouse Pointers'

4 On the 'Buttons' tab, under 'Button configuration', select the 'Switch primary and secondary buttons' check box

5 Finally, choose 'OK'

You are now able to switch back and forth between hands depending on the users need

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on September 2, 2004