Windows 8.1 - Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse

December 2016


Windows 8.1 - Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse


Windows 8.1 possesses an accessibility feature allowing you to switch between active windows by hovering your mouse cursor over it. To enable this feature:
  • Open the Control Panel > Ease of Access Center.
  • Click on Make the mouse easier to use.
  • Scroll to Make it easier to manage windows.
  • Tick the Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse.

  • Click on Apply.

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