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How to Install Custom Cursor/Pointer Sets and Use Them

This tutorial shows, how to install cursors or mouse Pointer Sets for Windows and use them. First you have to download cursors or mouse pointer sets from some website. The installation and using of Mouse pointers is explained below. You can also download mouse cursors and pointer sets from the link give below.

Download Mouse Pointers

How to install and use mouse pointers/cursors?

Step 1

First Download any of the cursor sets from the links given above. After download you will get a zip file which contains all the cursors. Right-click downloaded zip file and select Extract All..

You will see Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders wizard, click Extract to extract the zip file.

Now, you will have a folder which contains all the mouse pointer/cursor files

Step 2

Open the folder and there will be a file named as “Install“. Right-click on Install file & and select Install from right-click menu as shown blow-

You may see User Account Control Prompt, just click Yes.

Your Mouse Pointers/Cursors have been installed. Now, you can use them. If you want to install more Cursors, download them and follow above process for each set.

Step 3

Now, let’s see how to use them. Go to Control Panel, search “mouse” and click on the second link from search results, i.e. “Change how the mouse pointer looks

This will open Mouse Properties and you will be on Pointers tab. Click on the drop-down list under Scheme and select newly installed mouse pointer set(in my case it is Black-Gold(Hell PC), you may select another one).

Now, click Apply and OK. 

New mouse pointer scheme has been applied now.

You can now check the look of new cursor set. It has been successfully applied. Now your mouse pointer has new look. You can google for more pointer sets and install them using the process explained above. Enjoy the new cursors/pointers! If you face any trouble installing or applying new pointer set, just leave a comment.

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