Make confirmation dialog box appear near the mouse pointer

If you have a large monitor, and you always get  irritated when you have to keep moving your mouse pointer to the center of the screen to acknowledge small dialog boxes that appear, and if you’d rather prefer, that the small dialog window move itself automatically to fall somewhere under where your mouse  pointer is at the time of clicking the button that caused the small dialog window to appear, then this portable freeware app DialogMove maybe what you are looking for.

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Move dialog box to mouse pointer

DialogMove is a small script that moves small dialog windows, to a location near your mouse position, as soon as they are created.

Rather than your having to move your mouse, from say, a far side to the center for clicking on OK’s and confirmations, the confirmation windows move to near your mouse positions.

So I ran the portable app in my Windows 7 and was pretty happy with the result.

I closed a notepad without saving it and was pleasantly surprised to see the dialog windows appear near my mouse cursor which was at that point of time located in the top right corner of my screen, near the notepad. Sure bought a smile to my face.

Pretty handy if you find yourself clicking on Yes’s and OK’s many times during the day.

You can download it by clicking here.

Also see Automatically move the mouse pointer to the dialog box in Windows.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. Isn’t it easier just to snap the mouse to the button? I don’t see the point installing a 3rd party script when it’s already built into Windows.

  2. Pierre-Alain Lécroart

    The behaviour is really different. I tried once and it’s weird to see your mouse moving somewhere else !
    What’s good with this script is that it’s the box coming at you not you coming at the box.

  3. Thanks for mentioning it. That option has also been mentioned in the last line of the post.

  4. Steph

    Love it! Thanks for the find.

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