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Windows 7: How to make the mouse pointer hide after X seconds?

29 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7
How to make the mouse pointer hide after X seconds?

I would like for the mouse pointer/cursor to hide after a few seconds of inactivity. Is there a way to do this natively?

I tried this software and it does do this, but it is also buggy and sometimes the cursor never comes back from hiding.

Cursor Hider - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET

Any ideas of something better?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Bamma, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I do not know about that, but you can set the pointer to hide while typing fromt Mouse Properties in the Control Panel.

How to make the mouse pointer hide after X seconds?-mouse.jpg

Hope this helps some,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7

Actually I saw that before, but that has no impact on what I am looking for.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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