If you’re using a Windows PC and have two monitors hooked up, you may have noticed that your mouse pointer appears on the wrong screen. This can be frustrating if you’re trying to work on a project and your mouse keeps disappearing off the edge of the screen. In this article, we’ll show you how to change the dual monitor mouse direction to appear on the correct screen.
Mouse direction Dual Monitors Problem
The mouse cursor can often get lost on the secondary monitor when using dual monitors, especially if it’s positioned off-screen. This can frustrate and lead to wasted time as you try to move the cursor.
Make sure you’re using the latest drivers for your graphics card. You can find these on the website of your graphics card manufacturer. Next, open the Control Panel and click on “Mouse.” Then, in the “Pointer Options” tab, tick the box next to “Display pointer while dragging” and then click “OK.” This will keep the mouse pointer visible on-screen even when you’re moving it around. Now, we need to change the direction of the mouse cursor.
How to Change Mouse Direction on Dual Monitors?
To change mouse direction on Dual monitors in Windows, you need to do the following steps:
- Choose Personalize option,
- Choose Display Settings
- In the monitor, tab try to locate the pictures of both monitors
- Drag monitor to its correct position using the mouse (go left to right or right to left)
- Save settings by clicking OK
Go back to the Control Panel and click on “Ease of Access Centre.” In the “Other Options” tab, find the section called “Change how your mouse works” and click on “Mouse properties.” In the “Pointer Options” tab, see the section called “Display pointer location” and change the setting from “Off” to “On.” This will show you where your mouse cursor is on the screen, so you can more easily move it to the other monitor. Click “OK” and then test out your new settings. Your mouse should now appear on the correct monitor.
There is a way to change the dual monitor mouse direction to always point towards the primary monitor. This can get done in the Windows settings and only takes a few minutes to set up.