How to Turn On or Off Show Pointer Location with CTRL Key in Windows


It's not hard to lose track of where the pointer is on your display(s) in Windows.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to show location of the pointer when the Ctrl key is pressed for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


EXAMPLE: Show pointer when CTRL key is pressed
Turn On or Off Show Pointer Location with CTRL Key in Windows-show_pointer_with_ctrl.gif



Here's How:

1 Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Mouse icon.

2 Click/tap on the Pointer Options tab, check (on) or uncheck (off - default) the Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key box under Visibility for what you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

Turn On or Off Show Pointer Location with CTRL Key in Windows-show_pointer_when_press_ctrl_key.png


That's it,
Shawn