I have the "Show location of pointer when I press CTRL key" option on in Mouse Properties to help me find my mouse pointer. This however is not enough as I have a 4 monitor setup and if the mouse is somewhere in the periphery, the mouse locator circle barely registers. Is there something I can do to make the pointer locator more visible? I am thinking big huge thick pulsating reticles that show where my mouse could be hiding. Googling for software brings back rather sketchy results.


  • Superusers, any ideas? – Roger Dec 21 '12 at 18:12

This question is super old, but I ran across it trying to solve the same problem (four monitors in a 2x2 configuration).

Best solution I've found so far is multi-monitor mouse which has a hotkey for jumping the mouse to specific monitors. I about to set it up for just one hotkey: jump the mouse to my primary monitor; forget looking for it, make it be here!

  • "forget looking for it, make it be here!" This is the correct way to think about the problem. Unfortunately my needs from 2012 have changed. I now need a solution for bringing my mouse to me on a multi monitor OSX setup... ;) – Roger Jan 9 '16 at 1:16
  • Alas, can't help you there (and MMM doesn't have the keybind I said I was going to make: all the sads). – Draco18s Jan 9 '16 at 4:24

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