How to Change Mouse Cursor Speed in Windows 11 or 10?

In Windows 10/11, you can customize the mouse pointer by setting custom colors for the mouse pointer and also changing the mouse pointer. Along with this, you can also customize the mouse setting. According to your requirement, if you want to increase or decrease the mouse speed, you can.

In this risewindows article, we will guide you on changing Mouse Cursor Speed in Windows 11 or 10.

There are at least three ways to change Mouse Cursor Speed in Windows 11 or 10. These are as follows:

  1. Using windows setting
  2. Trough control panel
  3. Via Registry editor

How to Change Mouse Cursor Speed using Windows 11 Settings?

To adjust or change the mouse speed on Windows 11, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open the Settings app.

Step 2. Next, select Bluetooth & devices in the left sidebar.

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Step 3. Then, click on the Mouse tile on the right side of Bluetooth & devices.

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Step 4. Under Mouse, you can use the slider Mouse pointer speed to increase or decrease the mouse pointer speed on the Mouse settings page.

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How to Change Mouse Cursor Speed using Windows 10 Settings?

To change or adjust the Mouse cursor speed through Windows 10 Settings, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Windows Settings.

Step 2. Next, click on Devices.

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Step 3. Then, select Mouse in the left sidebar.

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Step 4. On the right sidebar, use the Cursor speed slider to change speed (slow or fast).

How to Change Mouse Pointer Speed using Control Panel?

Using the control panel, you can also change the Mouse Pointer Speed, do the following steps:

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Control Panel.

Step 2. Next, click on the Hardware and Sound category.

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Step 3. Then, click on Mouse under Devices and Printers.

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Step 4. After that, the “Mouse Properties” window will appear.

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Step 5. Switch to the Pointer Options tab.

Step 6. Then, Under the “Motion” section, use the slider to adjust the pointer speed.

Step 7. Click Apply.

Step 8. Click OK.

How to Change Mouse Pointer Speed using Registry Editor?

Using the Registry Editor, you can also adjust the Mouse pointer speed on Windows 11 or 10 PC, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Registry Editor.

Step 2. Then, under  Registry Editor, navigate to the following path in the left sidebar:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse

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Step 3. Then, On the right side of the Mouse folder, double-click on the MouseSensitivity REG_String.

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Step 4. After that, Set the “Value data” to any number from 1 to 20 for the desired speed.

Note: The default value is 10. So, a number below 10 will make the mouse pointer slower, and a higher value than 10 will make it faster. You can set the value to 10 for the default speed.

Step 5. Click ok.

Step 6. Restart your computer.

That’s it.

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