How to Repair aero_working.ani? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing aero_working.ani files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent aero_working.ani file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

aero_working.ani file Windows Animated Cursor. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of aero_working.ani related errors on your device. You can also download aero_working.ani file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename aero_working.ani
File extension ANI
Type System
Description Windows Animated Cursor
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 556304
Oldest file 2006-11-02
Latest file 2017-03-18
aero_working.ani

There are various types of errors related to aero_working.ani file. aero_working.ani file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to aero_working.ani file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • aero_working.ani is corrupted
  • aero_working.ani cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - aero_working.ani
  • aero_working.ani file error
  • aero_working.ani file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register aero_working.ani file:
  • aero_working.ani file could not be loaded
  • aero_working.ani file doesn't exist

aero_working.ani

Error

Application could not be started because aero_working.ani file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to aero_working.ani can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing aero_working.ani file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

aero_working.ani file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with aero_working.ani file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to aero_working.ani file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of aero_working.ani or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to aero_working.ani file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the aero_working.ani file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the aero_working.ani file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the aero_working.ani file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace aero_working.ani file

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_working.ani file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded aero_working.ani file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of aero_working.ani file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\Cursors\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\Cursors\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\Cursors\
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your aero_working.ani file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename aero_working.ani
System Windows 10
File size 556304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b625f7ce07955c9061757cc40dd35c1b
SHA1 e3427ef7efce795563e445ac9258219528e05108
SHA256 f8b6c2a7e5913f6f39426dcce80404922c91cac458b5c8ec5f0d8c341cec7715
CRC32 41f2ac2d
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working.ani
System Windows 8
File size 251168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 25fdd88d4dafcd2c1b5f3f3f3cadac59
SHA1 ceb2aa54e0c5ba8028cc39a5ef9e548d68d56059
SHA256 9c1464f944a449a2e3cc29917d25acb6852df7a0d373aa6de6c13850d7fd34aa
CRC32 5d8b1caf
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working.ani
System Windows 7
File size 251168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 3bf9c4b812627f57ae51d41be32ccd30
SHA1 a3b49922fdb88dbebc285c282e86631d0fd28025
SHA256 6a68858cc3a47f57fadf5bd8a8e30a8160f0a7190ae97f747dbf78726c17e1a2
CRC32 9cfebbd6
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working.ani
System Windows Vista
File size 77440 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0ec69a81d4d57d1d62167f1cb57cd05d
SHA1 3619aac5f42fa31ac941af2c434c7ac187d4513e
SHA256 d5d304c4672cfcc81bb8fcab7c174f8377208b41b1556235fa68d8bfefe39b73
CRC32 8f2ed0d5
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working.ani
System Windows 8.1
File size 556304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b625f7ce07955c9061757cc40dd35c1b
SHA1 e3427ef7efce795563e445ac9258219528e05108
SHA256 f8b6c2a7e5913f6f39426dcce80404922c91cac458b5c8ec5f0d8c341cec7715
CRC32 41f2ac2d
Example file location ---