Simply Activate And Switch Window In Windows 7 By Mouse Over Hover

Normally in Windows 7 OS, when there are more than one opened windows on the desktop, users tend to click on the window to activate it for the further use. Rather than a mouse click, some of us would surely like to hover over the mouse pointer to immediately switch to the inactive window. In Windows 7 OS, Microsoft has introduced such a useful feature called auto-bring to front window which works on mouse over option.


To enable this feature on your own Windows 7 just go through the following steps.

  1. First, go to Control Panel.
  2. Now, click on Ease of Access Center icon or Ease of Access link.
  3. Select the option that states Make the mouse easier to use or Change how your mouse works.
  4. Now, you have to tick in the check box “Activate a window by hovering over it”. You’ll see this option under “Make it easier to manage windows” section.
  5. Finally, click Apply and OK. Now just hover your mouse on another window and activate this feature instantly.

In fact, users having difficulties could use this feature to use the Windows 7 OS very easily. Consequently, normal windows users may sometimes feel uncomfortable or even by mistake they could hover a mouse pointer away and activating the wrong window while still wanting to keep current window of the running application.