How to Repair aero_ew.cur? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing aero_ew.cur 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_ew.cur file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

aero_ew.cur file Windows 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_ew.cur related errors on your device. You can also download aero_ew.cur file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename aero_ew.cur
File extension CUR
Type System
Description Windows Cursor
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 136606
Oldest file 2006-11-02
Latest file 2017-03-18

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

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



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


Problems related to aero_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the aero_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur 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_ew.cur file

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_ew.cur 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_ew.cur file.

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

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

If the steps did not solve your aero_ew.cur 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_ew.cur
System Windows 10
File size 136606 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 9a35fef1847634ad7c24a37dc424e30a
SHA1 baf89e6b7cdd7fdb2a8903ec10b0091d633b0c8d
SHA256 6c4c856d899f208a3c0a31462acf085e51f4ffc9c3d607289ccbb157268ffe56
CRC32 a0c438a7
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_ew.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 30894 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b5d12e3a429ddeef48a91304b6cb62f2
SHA1 b50b6e23333aaa4ea3ea0046152790b534ed6b63
SHA256 abe3c4c3ed92b33706d12d7fc827e9214682436a642b3e41887f6bbc3e2bc16f
CRC32 16b2ea59
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_ew.cur
System Windows 8
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 acf937e9abdbf1ddb620072b3c3d12d3
SHA1 5180865a836ddee847f454704fef7c3cac1d88ef
SHA256 93bec6512811056125b214e71347ddb100729d182fb0aff113b966b10abf2b36
CRC32 55e7f3b3
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_ew.cur
System Windows 7
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 22e0a6fb3a22e512e2c7512c669aceef
SHA1 64ec4797f780fb769c54bd0b7b3d6293c0c179f7
SHA256 8dfdcc0d690829f6d15c62ef47153737dda0584423fd9c5ede2fe5f111055579
CRC32 30bbc7d1
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_ew.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 4286 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d680063d9d9cae42bb1e00701533539b
SHA1 1d9c43332989a4c872d7012f1601ac594160d9da
SHA256 093c36f1baa94b49498b173a197a99c72835381aa0b1823ae669eb19adfcc430
CRC32 e56f2717
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\