How to Turn On or Off Mouse Pointer Trails in Windows 10

To enable mouse pointer trails, follow these steps:

Open Mouse Properties.

Navigate to the “Pointer Options” tab.

In the “Visibility” section, you will find the “Display pointer trails” option. Select it.

There is a slider underneath it, which you can use to adjust the length of the pointer trails.

Hit the “OK” button at the bottom.

Please note: To disable it, unselect the option above and click “OK” at the bottom.

Alternate Method

Start Registry Editor. Before proceeding, I suggest you backup the Registry.

Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Control Panel > Mouse.

Double-click MouseTrails in the right pane.

Enter 0 (to disable) or 7 (to enable) in the Value data field.

Click the OK button.

Sign out and then sign back in.

That’s it.