Windows: Mouse Hover to Activate Window

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Here's how to make mouse hover to activate window.

This works in Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows 7.

  1. Press ❖ Window key (or ❖ Window+r), then type “control panel” to open it.
  2. Double click “Ease of Access Center”
  3. Click “Make the mouse easier to use”
  4. Checkbox “Activate a window by hovering over it with a mouse.”
  5. Click Save.
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