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windows 7In Windows operating systems, the more you work the more you tend to open a lot of windows on your desktop. At a certain point you will have so many windows that, if you want to activate one of them and bring it on top or front of the others you will have to click it. Wouldn’t be nice to save time and some click and be able to activate a window by hovering over it? Here is the trick to apply.

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Ease of Access link or Ease of Access Center icon.
  4. Click the  Change how your mouse works or Make the mouse easier to use option.
  5. Under the Make it easier to manage windows section, tick the check box  Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse under.
  6. Click OK for the change to take effect.

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2 Comments to “How to activate a window by hovering over it in Windows 7”

  1. Dennis F. Says:

    I was wrong. It does work in Vista. And I hated it. If I wasn’t fast enough with the mouse I ended up in a window I didn’t want to be in. I turned it off right away.

  2. Dennis F. Says:

    The title says Windows, but this only works in Windows 7, not Vista.

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