Fix mouse that is not clicking where pointer is

Fix mouse that is not clicking where pointer is

In order to save time in Windows it is possible to ensure that the mouse is automatically positioned on the button selected by default. This is referred to as snapping the cursor. When this feature is enabled it can make selecting buttons easier - especially if you are using a touchpad. Read on to find out more.

How to automatically align the mouse cursor?

  • To active the snap to button, you will need to go into the Settings, then navigate to Devices > Mouse.

  • Here you will find a second menu where you can select Additional mouse options in the related settings area.

  • Go to the Pointer Options tab.

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  • Enable the option Automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box under the Snap To tab.

What to do if this doesn't work?

If the previous method doesn't work for some reasons, there are several other fixes:

  • Restart File explorer
  • Restart your computer
  • Change mouse properties via cmd
  • Update your mouse driver
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