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Cursor is a "box that magnifies"

How do I get the cursor to be "normal" again without magnifying everything? It's driving me crazy. Thanks

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It sounds as though you have turned on the magnifier accidentally. Go to the start button,than all programs,accessories,accessability, then click on magnifier. That should turn it back off.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

  • Kar Thar May 19, 2013

    I get to the accessability part and can't find the word anywhere. So this does not help my situation.

  • Kar Thar May 19, 2013

    A better answer would have been to press the windows logo button (bottom row) and esc button at the time. Thanks anyway..

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Normal 0 The button on the left side of the mouse when pressed turns the Magnifier on/off. Just press it again and it should turn off.
I kept turning it on accidentally so I went in the control panel and switched the Magnifier to the right side. I added that below so you can set your mouse buttons.

Go to Control Panel and click on the Mouse icon. Then the mouse properties will appear showing the mouse buttons. In the Left column is the button settings. The bottom one is the Right Button, which is set for Magnify. Whenever you hit the Right Side button the magnifier will turn on. To turn it off, hit the Right Side Button and off it goes. You can change any of the button settings by clicking on the drop down.
Hope this helps. Bud

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use the left button on the side (the same one that turns it on), but you have to click quickly, because if you hold it down (as i did), you only get the option to change the dimensions of the magnification area.

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