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Power Toys: tools to tweak the behaviour of Windows
Part four of a five-part series of blogs

You can use these hidden gems to reassign or disable keys on your keyboard, detect pixel colours in a website, display a Windows short-cut key guide … and much more!

  1. Power Toys: tools to tweak the behaviour of Windows
  2. Using the colour picker
  3. The keyboard manager
  4. Using the mouse utilties to find your mouse (this blog)
  5. The Windows key shortcut guide

Posted by Andy Brown on 20 January 2022

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Using the mouse utilties to find your mouse

Lost your mouse?  Here's how to find it:

Finding your mouse

The Power Toys mouse utilities screen.

When you press the Ctrl key twice with Enable Find My Mouse turned on, a searchlight beam follows your mouse pointer:

Find my mouse

This is a poor quality image because I had to take a photograph of my screen - any attempt to use SnagIt, the Windows Snipping Tool or the PrtSc button made the circle vanish!

The mouse highlighter is a bit more annoying:

Mouse highlighter

Wherever you click Windows shows where your mouse is using your requested colour.

 
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