The following is a cool tech tip that will help you use your Keyboard to control your mouse pointer. It was created by Microsoft to help people with physical disabilities. I found this trick extremely useful when my mouse stopped working properly, so it’s good to know that it’s there if you need it. Here’s how to set it up.
- Go to Control Panel -> Double Click Accessibility Options
- When The Accessibility Options Windows Loads -> Click Mouse tab
- Put a check mark in the Use MouseKeys Check box
- Additionally, you can tweak the responsiveness of the mouse pointer by clicking the Settings button
- Click Apply/OK
Whenever you need to use the keyboard keys to move the mouse pointer use your number pad to do so. The following is a diagram on how to control the mouse pointer with your keyboard. I hope you enjoyed this cool tech tip, please tell your friends.