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Mouse basics

The mouse controls what happens on your computer screen.
Using a mouse is one of the most important things you need to be able to do to use computers and the internet - and it can take a little while to get used to! Watch our video to hear the experiences of some first time mouse-users.

If you’re ready to find out more, move your mouse arrow over the ‘Start Using a Mouse’ button and press and release the left hand button once. This is called a ‘click’. By doing this free online course you’ll learn how to hold a mouse and use it to get around the computer.

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