How to Download and Fix cross_m.cur?

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename cross_m.cur
File extension CUR
Type System
Description Windows Cursor
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 8774
Oldest file 2006-09-18
Latest file 2017-03-18
cross_m.cur

There are various types of errors related to cross_m.cur file. cross_m.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 cross_m.cur file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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

cross_m.cur

Error

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

OK

Problems related to cross_m.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 cross_m.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your cross_m.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 cross_m.cur
System Windows 10
File size 8774 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 5f9b395adb5e3141ea7d8ef0ef030a40
SHA1 9ff652c42379f15506ebf621cf2d561da9903a1d
SHA256 a56264926487bb41db787bf7906bf7c865b3319e4b0c697ac500c0202a288d19
CRC32 1426501e
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename cross_m.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 98e62d1ca50ece8eda34ef5f41a8beda
SHA1 ae155dd8384f502df07cf30b69e7220f0a2c5810
SHA256 5ada551de31e1d0ab2d6aa3d4bd0f17f074e2555c5a0b37b52134b0fc27f5eff
CRC32 bf76e7e1
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename cross_m.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 766 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 5d62e550da94dff6e33d8a5c9e53e663
SHA1 42283fa9be0ee198bd8245ae3915f20ea9be8b23
SHA256 8c103ac49b45da05bda64aaaedf66fef243fe0089bc2bbb489eb1264495d030e
CRC32 feae83aa
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename cross_m.cur
System Windows 8
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 98e62d1ca50ece8eda34ef5f41a8beda
SHA1 ae155dd8384f502df07cf30b69e7220f0a2c5810
SHA256 5ada551de31e1d0ab2d6aa3d4bd0f17f074e2555c5a0b37b52134b0fc27f5eff
CRC32 bf76e7e1
Example file location ---
Filename cross_m.cur
System Windows 7
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 98e62d1ca50ece8eda34ef5f41a8beda
SHA1 ae155dd8384f502df07cf30b69e7220f0a2c5810
SHA256 5ada551de31e1d0ab2d6aa3d4bd0f17f074e2555c5a0b37b52134b0fc27f5eff
CRC32 bf76e7e1
Example file location ---
Filename cross_m.cur
System Windows XP
File size 766 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 5d62e550da94dff6e33d8a5c9e53e663
SHA1 42283fa9be0ee198bd8245ae3915f20ea9be8b23
SHA256 8c103ac49b45da05bda64aaaedf66fef243fe0089bc2bbb489eb1264495d030e
CRC32 feae83aa
Example file location ---