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Want a left handed mouse

I want to click on the right button to use the arrow. i just got a new HP wireless optical mobile mouse and want it to be on my left not to click on the left

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To change mouse settings in XP for left-handed users:
Click Start and click Control Panel.
Double click the Mouse applet.
Verify that the Buttons tab is selected.
Select the Switch primary and secondary buttons option is selected.
Click OK.

Posted on May 07, 2009

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