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

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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.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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