Learn how to prevent someone from changing the mouse pointer in Windows 7.
By default, users can use the Pointers tab in the Mouse Control Panel to add, remove, or change the mouse pointers.
If you enable this setting, none of the mouse pointer scheme settings can be changed by the user.
Prevent Changing the Mouse Pointer
- Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.
Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.
- Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Control Panel, and then select Personalization in the left column of the Group Policy editor.
- Double-click Prevent changing mouse pointer in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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