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Windows 7: Mouse Hover Makes Window Active - Enable

01 Jan 2015   #70

Windows 8.1 64
Very thanx!!

The option #3 was by far the best one!!! Thanxxxxx

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02 Jan 2015   #71

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Thanks. That solved two problems for me at once. First, that clicking (in Lightroom the mouse behaves properly, why not in Windows?) and the resizing of the window to fit the whole screen. Great tutorial. Didn't read past the first option though. Why import stuff if it's already tested with the set sold to me?
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25 Mar 2015   #72

Windows 7 64 Ultimate

Can you tell me how to change the mouse pointers in that top box? I have a program that checks the mouse hoover check box and when I uncheck it the apply button changes my mouse pointer to one of the 9 pointers available. Well I want to change one of those to my mouse pointer. Is there a way to do this?
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25 Mar 2015   #73

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Stile, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to change your mouse pointer to what you like using an option in the tutorial below without affecting the hover to activate setting.

Mouse Pointers - Change
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07 Jun 2015   #74

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Option #3 was perfect for me except for one annoying side effect affecting Aero Snap. I frequently use Aero Snap to move windows around using windows key+side arrows combination. Moving a window away from the pointer causes this onhover feature to give focus to the window lying underneath the one I'm moving so that I will begin moving this window instead.

How can I fix this problem? Is there a way to make the mouse follow the moving window? Or is there a way to make option #3 activate only when the mouse is manually moved into another window?
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