aero_helpsel_xl.cur Informations - Download and Fix

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename aero_helpsel_xl.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_helpsel_xl.cur file. aero_helpsel_xl.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_helpsel_xl.cur file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


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

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_helpsel_xl.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_helpsel_xl.cur file.

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

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

If the steps did not solve your aero_helpsel_xl.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_helpsel_xl.cur
System Windows 10
File size 136606 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 e9df35f283d18b4ba3904b5fa517b431
SHA1 ae8f7f4301c8949ff5b745f52859f5d60f4a5ef1
SHA256 0cb141909c4ed4b46bf32e948c6976e1aba62229a7f68e364d81f710b2cdd023
CRC32 65ba5411
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_helpsel_xl.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 30894 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 00eeb8e62d87d96ff7b3e3c50ca6737e
SHA1 f9f594522f9c53672ba088d9d2d110ee5370dcfe
SHA256 2c59ab516da47c02d6df417cfb3230f4f7e1c943fec21fd8736fcc50418a9657
CRC32 206a33a2
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_helpsel_xl.cur
System Windows 8
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 31c28c541ce12279a69e4630d656475f
SHA1 c59330bd9516eda238988660e9b4edf4a35e6c7d
SHA256 980ffc7ee2c2d65989758beaf99eca9d31f0a3c1e5322f358f281a971cd57653
CRC32 fd61c9fb
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_helpsel_xl.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 4286 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 5f55e8ef79d039b575d6b4514d38dca8
SHA1 b1d18aaa3cfa4801996651e2f6148e243b5ef25e
SHA256 d15634d648ff04b3d4101f316e99c71dc8b32ab220f6e9e3222e3f66dfdac637
CRC32 4657f3a0
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_helpsel_xl.cur
System Windows 7
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 31c28c541ce12279a69e4630d656475f
SHA1 c59330bd9516eda238988660e9b4edf4a35e6c7d
SHA256 980ffc7ee2c2d65989758beaf99eca9d31f0a3c1e5322f358f281a971cd57653
CRC32 fd61c9fb
Example file location ---