Changing the Mouse Properties

October 2016

Via the Control Panel

It is possible to modify certain characteristics of your mouse: speed, change the wheel parameters:

Start Menu > Control Panel > Mouse settings

Via the registry

  • If you have problems with your mouse, check that you have the latest driver installed (visit the manufacturer's website).
  • It is also possible to change the mouse speed via the registry:
  • Start Menu> Run > Type "regedit":
  • Expand:
     HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse\Value MouseSpeed.
    • 1= mouse speedX2
    • 2= mouse speedx4

The various combinations of the MouseSpeed/MouseThreshold1/MouseThreshold2 keys are available on these links:


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