Windows XP: Switch Mouse Buttons
Need to know how to switch mouse buttons on your Windows XP-based PC? Especially if you are left-handed person, then you may want to swap the mouse button to match up with your accessibility. Here you will get quick and easy steps to switch mouse buttons on Windows XP-based computer.
The mouse features primary and secondary buttons. The primary mouse button indicates the left button which is used to click items, select items, drag items or change the position of the cursor on a document. On the other hand, the secondary mouse button is the right button which we use to right click an item to access the list of options or tasks to apply on that items. Because these mouse buttons are designed for right-handed users, left-handed PC users will face difficulty and dilemma in using these two buttons. But, they can swap the mouse buttons to make left button to serve as secondary or right-click and right button to serve as primary or left click.
So, why wait? If you want to change the mouse buttons then, try these steps given below on Windows XP.
- Click the ‘Start’ button, and then click ‘Control Panel’.
- Double-click 'Mouse’ to open the ‘Mouse Properties’ dialog box.
- Under the ‘Buttons’ tab, select the ‘Switch primary and secondary buttons’ check box.
- Click OK.
- Close the ‘Control Panel’ window.
By following these steps explained in this video below and steps stated above you can switch mouse buttons in Windows XP, without any hassles.