Get a Free Manatee Cursor!


Follow the instructions below to put a manatee cursor on your computer. It'll put a smile on your face every time you move your mouse. Our staff loves it! (Windows only.)


Instructions to download and install manatee cursor:
(You may want to print page before beginning)

  1. Using the Windows Internet Explorer browser, click on the following link to download the manatee cursor.

  2. A File Download box will open, asking if you want to open or save the Manatee.ani file. Choose Save.

  3. A Save As box will come up. Double click on My Computer (at left), then double click on Local Disk (C:), then double click on the WINDOWS folder, then double click on the Cursors folder. Finally, click the "Save" button at lower right.

  4. Next, click on the Start button at the bottom of your screen and double click on the Control Panel icon.

  5. In the "Classic" view, double click on the Mouse icon. If you are viewing in the "Category" view, double click on "Appearance and Themes," and then double click on Mouse Pointers link at left.

  6. In the Mouse Properties box, select the Pointers tab.

  7. Make sure Normal Select is highlighted.

  8. Click the Browse button at lower right.

  9. Click on the Manatee cursor in the list.

  10. Click the Open button at lower right.

  11. Click the Okay button at lower right.

To return to your original cursor, or to choose another one, follow Steps 4 - 11 above and choose another cursor from the list when you reach Step 9.

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You can also get some free manatee desktop wallpapers!

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