How to Repair aero_link_xl.cur? Download Now

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

aero_link_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_link_xl.cur related errors on your device. You can also download aero_link_xl.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
General information
Filename aero_link_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_link_xl.cur file. aero_link_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_link_xl.cur file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to aero_link_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_link_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_link_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_link_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_link_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_link_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_link_xl.cur file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the aero_link_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_link_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_link_xl.cur file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_link_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_link_xl.cur file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of aero_link_xl.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_link_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.

Filename aero_link_xl.cur
System Windows 10
File size 136606 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 78cd6401491acfc454fad6347b4b91a6
SHA1 572c9e46d5ab384d6abdfdce0afcbf6e12a57f52
SHA256 9ae76cb45790b364d82d05481811d075da21419a5111aa06e0694cd2c9549452
CRC32 5e780cc7
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_link_xl.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 30894 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 581b9f95a96907ff5057163ea97832df
SHA1 05008e287b6ec5c52d133b708c5846edc0412bda
SHA256 4dd52232b35a261e93a00b9afd6dc1c76c6287e4c2050935e8c3f79c161964d9
CRC32 a9c2a72c
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_link_xl.cur
System Windows 8
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6fe7d8ac4e2734b92dbbff7f631441f6
SHA1 5a16a5a71d78c5a29c6e58d9dfca7c77d242fda8
SHA256 e195c11250ca7b9458df5e1907365ba35a02a615825240e932b787caf369a765
CRC32 597d6463
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_link_xl.cur
System Windows 7
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 23274fcde0aa6fb9a1ea119ba80dac24
SHA1 e035ae1c2b3ae9c73a9e400ee764b3008ac75c97
SHA256 b10afbc9668dcf0d37d48e3863f73aad3e84983473b8dc153d31c019aae73671
CRC32 07b802ba
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_link_xl.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 4286 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b30962622700f0901ccdabecb8f4815a
SHA1 1e970a988805deb63c5ffbcca8fb914d4c66b6eb
SHA256 e94e815ce348e0714f27e317f3588a9ca68c4410232793045fccc3b7176d7e76
CRC32 19831cab
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\