If you have trouble double-clicking or you would rather single-click your items, this is the video to watch. You will learn how to change the mouse click speed and number of mouse clicks it takes to open a file or folder.
- [Instructor] In this short video we are…going to cover how to customize…the number of mouse clicks it takes…to open files, folders, and programs.…For most of these items the default is…a double-click.…If you'd like to make everything a single-click…Windows allows you to change this.…This can help streamline your process…as well as help those who have any…challenges using the mouse.…Let's go to the Control Panel by right=clicking…on the Start menu and choosing Control Panel.…Let's now choose File Explorer Options…from the list.…Note, we will be covering the File Explorer…in depth in another chapter of this course.…
Under the General tab you will…see the option Click Items as Follows.…Currently our click rate is set to double-click…to an open item.…I would like to change the default to single-click…to open items so I will click on the radio button above.…Also, I would like to add interactivity…to make the icon underline when I move…the mouse over it.…Now I'm going to click Okay to commit to the changes.…Let's go ahead now and go to my desktop…
Technology trainer David Casuto explains basic Windows conventions, and explores how to best resize and manage windows, change the way your mouse behaves, and customize the desktop, including the taskbar and Start menu. Need help finding files and applications? Learn how to search more effectively using the File Explorer and Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant. If you have visual or audio impairments, Window's accessibility features are a great tool. Learn how to use the Ease of Access options (like the Magnifier and closed captioning) to make Windows more user friendly. Last but not least, David shows how to save time with some helpful keyboard shortcuts. Windows is a powerful platform; with these tips, you'll find it even easier to use.
- Personalizing your desktop
- Managing windows
- Changing mouse properties
- Searching for files, folders, and apps
- Using the File Explorer
- Using accessibility features
- Using keyboard shortcuts