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You might have noticed on some video games that the cursor changes when the left or right mouse buttons are being pressed. Can I do this on regular windows? I know that in Control panel -> Mouse -> Pointers you can change the mouse cursors, but there's no option for "Pressed Select" or something similar. If anybody has a few pointers kindly let us know. Thanks.

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Using a third party tool, you can change the pointer icon in medias res. The free application X-Mouse Button Control can take a variety of actions based on mouse button and wheel action, including changing the mouse cursor on p. 11 of the manual.

That said, X-Mouse Button Control has many options, and it might take some time to set this up according to your needs, but this should at least point you in the right direction. Don't say, "Cursors, foiled again!"

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