How to Change the Mouse Settings for a Left- or Right-Handed Person
By Ryan Maxwell
Generally, computer mouse devices are ergonomically designed for right-handed users. However, there are also mouse devices that are designed for use by either hand or designed specifically for left-handed users. Configuring your mouse device to work with the hand of your choosing can be done in a few easy steps.
Click the "Start menu" button and select "Control Panel" from the menu.
Double-click the "Mouse" icon in the "Control Panel" folder. This will bring up the mouse properties for your particular device.
Click on the button labeled "Left-handed" or "Right-handed" in the button configuration tab of your mouse properties window. Click the "Apply" button to finalize your settings. If your mouse device settings do not have a "Left-handed" and "Right-handed" button, you can switch the button settings by reassigning the left button to "secondary click" and the right button to "primary click".
Ryan Maxwell began his professional freelance writing career in 2009. He is a former U.S. Army military police officer, as well as a published poet and photographer. While attending Finlandia University, Maxwell majored in criminal justice with a minor in English studies. Ryan is also very skilled in computer maintenance, upgrade and repair with almost 20 years of experience.