Skip to main content

How To Setup Mouse Left Hand Friendly In Windows 8.1

In Windows, the mouse is configured for right-handed users by default. It can be frustrating for left-handed users. However, Windows allows you to easily change the configuration of your mouse to use for left-hand users as well. If you are a Windows 8.1 left hand user and do not know how to make your mouse left hand friendly (switch left/right mouse buttons), here is how it is.

Configuring mouse for left-handed users is quite simple. You can do this from mouse settings menu. Just follow as described below.

1. On Windows 8.1 desktop right click the start button and select “Control panel”. Then click “Mouse”. It will open mouse properties window.

2. In mouse properties window, under “Buttons” tab, check the box “switch primary and secondary buttons”. Then click on OK button to confirm changes (now you need to right click on OK button).

Alternate Way:

a) From Windows 8.1 Start Screen, type mouse and click “mouse and touchpad settings”.

b) Under “choose your primary button”, select “right” and close the settings window.

Please note that once you enable the option for switching mouse buttons, you need to use opposite buttons or best use mouse in left hand for more natural left and right clicking of mouse on Windows. To revert back to original right handed mouse settings, just uncheck the option as seen above.

Note: In case of multiple users on same PC with different left and right-handed use – one has to change this setting every-time as per specific user preference.


Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

PaperBus-free & fast web proxy solution for anonymous internet surfing

There are several free proxy solutions available for downloading (we had covered few of them in the previous posts), but from my personal experience most of them are very slow in my country.If you are looking for a free, fast and reliable proxy solution for anonymous surfing, Here is a new multi-platform application, PaperBus (ad-supported) which lets you surf anonymously and bypass internet filters.Paper bus (brought you by Open Terrace Ltd the same company that made commercial proxy service Freedur) is very easy to use. Simply install, and run. No registration required. The only down side is there will be an ad web browser tab popping up in every twenty minutes while you are using it.Another interesting feature of PaperBus is that you can create a list of websites you don't want to surf through PaperBus.PaperBus is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux systems. Download appropriate version from here. (via)