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How to Turn On or Off Activate Window by Hovering Over with Mouse in Windows


By default in Windows, you need to click/tap on a window to make it active and bring it into focus.

If you like, you can turn on a setting to activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse pointer for a half second (500 ms).

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse pointer for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.



Here's How:

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Ease of Access Center icon.

2. Click/tap on the Make the mouse easier to use link. (see screenshot below)

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3. Check (on) or uncheck (off - default) Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse for what you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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4. You can now close the Ease of Access Center if you like.


That's it,
Shawn