Troubleshoot aero_nesw_xl.cur Errors and Download File

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

aero_nesw_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_nesw_xl.cur related errors on your device. You can also download aero_nesw_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

File info

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

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



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


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

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_nesw_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_nesw_xl.cur file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of aero_nesw_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_nesw_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_nesw_xl.cur
System Windows 10
File size 136606 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 5476ab34bedff30a8764fa0008f53a2c
SHA1 5c73a0ac6a36ce1891802a80c11d0957bea4bc89
SHA256 4130bc04e6bbfef42604d7d89b83d8957c230b2052e07892ec82f37be25c0f78
CRC32 cadb1ce1
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_nesw_xl.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 30894 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 411b9add2063e95af5a96973ad355b5b
SHA1 2d5457d1f03d02d962b81a8eefd5909642ba70e2
SHA256 eed81478acbd0d5c5b10aca96f99840765646adeb7e485035f0fc6d1c269ea3f
CRC32 8ae483cf
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_nesw_xl.cur
System Windows 8
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 9a4c1b7f574a3482aa8c86a280cc15fe
SHA1 a68a44ac91335ca9ded6d54a446cd060ca106400
SHA256 7af120efb19ac147760960c3acf2c4af25513b190b6896154ff676ba14c84747
CRC32 d1343caa
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_nesw_xl.cur
System Windows 7
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 1691a72336296c53d2da2bf194eaefc1
SHA1 9fbee55c131dd2c55f8e0e857c09058a56261e81
SHA256 73ea79a169de917358aea8567d6664e10c5de2e34d7e2f25446f1f8297916aea
CRC32 20005a9c
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_nesw_xl.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 4286 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 443b129e13b949e396abf1bb47d91a90
SHA1 57a280758de9020159bdcadd6e9f33e510ce460f
SHA256 28e530719ba6a575c8719ea8a7493778d179bc237def20be9fc72dba03281b04
CRC32 b308a0c2
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\