aero_unavail.cur Informations - Download and Fix

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

aero_unavail.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_unavail.cur related errors on your device. You can also download aero_unavail.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_unavail.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_unavail.cur file. aero_unavail.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_unavail.cur file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


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

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_unavail.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_unavail.cur file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of aero_unavail.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_unavail.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_unavail.cur
System Windows 10
File size 136606 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 68dcec4ccf55df49a8747a37519cf92d
SHA1 06e231c5dab1590adb3139721b0e75781ac41e64
SHA256 09d96c9d21d228d675f687d3a7b5cfcd9412ab26872da6bbf55bc24391fa7189
CRC32 304f7f5e
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 30894 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 08b2b011c76f9ee36c3e573587d22d02
SHA1 7cfd717f534f82ce215970c8a82b038dd75acdd8
SHA256 5cd93b0f1ff268b42de7549ea4783aa6beef65772027d980638a5746e58a0b77
CRC32 e8dd1544
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail.cur
System Windows 8
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 711773e35f2657b02b601823a80c40e9
SHA1 883eb82d9bcad1962085ab40503f7a91d97d2029
SHA256 a4475ec82bb6f54956c4c59f0df500958f2b56cf76b69b7df9bcf05ce184cb99
CRC32 71cd5e84
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail.cur
System Windows 7
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a9a3d69defcf669c49badb1773c5c6c7
SHA1 c1d000d49d52df74b891a0f0500a3d45b4244e9d
SHA256 e9c97bec5b47a4bf498fa142ebccceaaeffe805121326bce03227b4245c2628d
CRC32 740b6873
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 4286 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b3e8b6fefdd4768da7cc998f99469ed0
SHA1 7ba2c5f45dc0c95368b1553e1d3d2d3906f9e218
SHA256 85e0864f563670b38da0f54e069967816bb885a1a535c349f94730f949c00ec1
CRC32 a62c2316
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\