Fix aero_working_xl.ani Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing aero_working_xl.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_xl.ani file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

aero_working_xl.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_xl.ani related errors on your device. You can also download aero_working_xl.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_xl.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_xl.ani

There are various types of errors related to aero_working_xl.ani file. aero_working_xl.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_xl.ani file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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

aero_working_xl.ani

Error

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

OK

Problems related to aero_working_xl.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_xl.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_xl.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_xl.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_xl.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_xl.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_xl.ani file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the aero_working_xl.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_xl.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_xl.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_xl.ani file

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_working_xl.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_xl.ani file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of aero_working_xl.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_xl.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_xl.ani
System Windows 10
File size 556304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8f976c1eb7e932f99e65e4c7c6ab5e18
SHA1 67940acec12bd9785c68078d2580f0db94781455
SHA256 95bfefb26ec15ab59bc52d60584fdeb3e5b83a31d5c3ea96d1bab0c136b225d8
CRC32 86945c15
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working_xl.ani
System Windows 8
File size 251168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 df024848fdea9d259f93fd6a820834bb
SHA1 65978f0510ed605013dfed5a53ec0957534342e3
SHA256 135ab96eb69990a528fb7b1cbd021ef54743d9a7d9e95d3922c863c832005050
CRC32 763ce142
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working_xl.ani
System Windows 7
File size 251168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 648d7b56055c38ebd620d78a0095718a
SHA1 ad61cfada5f662e824fd225055d16a257bdae731
SHA256 7b0fc9ce638b7c93c5a7cb482af2371849a9d23fcdd869ef3f9f24d57461d5ba
CRC32 6f0e0b1b
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working_xl.ani
System Windows Vista
File size 77360 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 605f80462bdae9982309d47bfb75bb3f
SHA1 4fc2a3cde3e22647de930ae724df4429e6a523bf
SHA256 1dbc83ebaf3153238bcfb22dae0531fcb1bbb4545ea9ed55fc24ac48842e7e42
CRC32 4dd924ac
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_working_xl.ani
System Windows 8.1
File size 556304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8f976c1eb7e932f99e65e4c7c6ab5e18
SHA1 67940acec12bd9785c68078d2580f0db94781455
SHA256 95bfefb26ec15ab59bc52d60584fdeb3e5b83a31d5c3ea96d1bab0c136b225d8
CRC32 86945c15
Example file location ---