Hello. Windows 8 turns off the mouse pointer when the mouse is unplugged. Presumably this is because you don't need to see a pointer if you're just using the touch interface.
However, I'm using a remote control application (with a remote mouse), and so I need to see the pointer.
How can I prevent Windows from turning off the pointer just because there's no mouse plugged in locally?
Please try this:You can configure the Enable pointer shadow option using the following steps:
And if this cannot work for you, then please try the non-dev forum for Windows usage question:
The experts there are the Windows System usage aspect experts, they will help you know if this can be configured or not.
or you can try this forum: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsuidevelopment/threads