How to Download and Fix aero_unavail_xl.cur?

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

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

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



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


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

The last solution is to manually download and replace aero_unavail_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_unavail_xl.cur file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of aero_unavail_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_unavail_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_unavail_xl.cur
System Windows 10
File size 136606 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0ff2de73459899a32d1f1ae21b3b29d2
SHA1 97146805dc101417c1cfc73543a0140a47682206
SHA256 a37be0a3bbbe1d8b8c30d57ee040a6526e69b92670947ff52cfdae6bb9ca7538
CRC32 0230ccd8
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail_xl.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 30894 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b40258cc70c10874f0ceda92fa4653a2
SHA1 dbb0a5901ee1a96f41162609757e68e3e272e928
SHA256 b9ab66d7ae46abfbff2aa868cd306eb76b1a37362530398e843c3c78d2a17a97
CRC32 22b42d07
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail_xl.cur
System Windows 8
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 99d047a87c08547019ad8eefb5b10399
SHA1 4c13f4f2aa5ceb3f48f1f0fbb8bf47f3fe87e102
SHA256 bfa796c8fa4c4252ca08ce405ad3846446d27192e6d3d9a1615e6f87c2698f40
CRC32 481725c4
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail_xl.cur
System Windows 7
File size 13942 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 119f058ab3ac01c949ff92e1038cf09e
SHA1 936d71bc83a2b2847f7ce743d8dd95920bfdb601
SHA256 aa3abab069a5557c99161c80b90535f1c6c1ddbbdf1e9a0dbe61d615590ded97
CRC32 a1a9c7a6
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename aero_unavail_xl.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 4286 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a4f0ccfb9147d44a2dce97b20cee3f44
SHA1 c95f8d0f5986c1cd9ec5f74897df269250735f45
SHA256 3ba82e28158c115c3585081fdeb0755ec5e4efcc8c69c395095ef05de2d77f64
CRC32 57643aa8
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\