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Vision Australia Cursors

The zipped file, there are 73 cursors of the 2000s which was given from Vision Australia, mostly are 32 x 32 pixels. Following insructions how to download and install, please click here.

Classic Cursors

The classic cursors of the 1990s have 166 cursors, some are 32 x 32 pixels with 16 colours. Following insructions how to download and install, please click here.

Mouse Pointers Original

The classic mouse pointers with 72 x 72 pixels (twice the size of normal mouse pointers) with 16 colours, have only six cursors. Not recommended for JAWS screen reader version 15. Following insructions how to download and install, please click here.

Mouse Pointers Converted

The latest mouse pointers that converted from the original Mouse Pointers, each with 32 x 32 or 48 x 48 pixels with four separate colours, have 48 converted cursors. Following insructions how to download and install, please click here.

 

Instructions

Here are some cursors with three zipped files, either of three download links provided:

Vision Australia Cursors

Classic Cursors

Mouse Pointers Original

Mouse Pointers Converted


Then unzip just ONE of them and copy them to C:\windows\cursors

Control Panel > Mouse > Pointers
select pointers for all the different things.

Control Panel in Classic mode works well.

Control Panel > Personalisation > Mouse 
or
Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Mouse

Pointers
Select a Scheme eg Extra Large to change the size and colour of your mouse pointer.
Alternatively you can customise your own mouse and then click Browse to select Mouse pointers that you downloaded from the internet and copied into C:\windows\cursors.

Pointer Options - Snap
Tick "Austomatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box"

Button and Wheel
Customize the actions for each of your mouse buttons and wheel.
Mouse pointers and cursors, you will find three links to browse and download some items from each site for your computer for Windows. Please scroll down to see a table about the difference between pointers and cursors from some sources.

 

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Big Bold Cursors

The classic Big Bold Cursors have 32 x 32 pixels and some with 16 or 256 colours. To download file(s) and install, please click the link above provided.

Bill Myers Cursors

Bill Myers Cursors are only in red coloured cursors, with 32 x 32 pixels and 16 colours, slightly a bit bigger than Windows cursors. To download file(s) and install, please click the link above provided.

Extra Large Windows Mouse Pointers / Cursors

Then Quentin's Cursors, now Extra Large Windows Mouse Pointers / Cursors have some different cursors of your choice, for more informatiohn, please click the link above.

Large Pointers

The ACE Centre's Large Pointers have 32 x 32 pixels, each with individual colours. To download file(s) and install, please click the link above provided.

Philip's Large Coloured Cursors

Philip's Large Coloured Cursors have 32 x 32 pixels and 256 colours and you need to download and install any of one .exe file. To download file(s) and install, please click the link above provided.

Rabe's Big-Cursors

The classic Rabe's Big-Cursors have coloured-changing cursors with 32 x 32 pixels and 16 colours, is an idea for your comfort with your vision such as big hand (Link Select) cursor. To download file(s) and install, please click the link above provided.

 

Mouse Pointers Table

Windows
Item
Bill Myers
Quentin
Rabe
Other
Normal Select
Help Select
-
-
Working in Background
-
Busy
-
Precision Select
Text Select
-
Handwriting
-
Unavailable
-
Vertical Resize
Horizontal Resize
Diagonal Resize 1
Diagonal Resize 2
Move
Alternate Select
Link Select

 

 

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