Fix lnesw.cur Errors

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

lnesw.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 lnesw.cur related errors on your device. You can also download lnesw.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 lnesw.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 2006-11-02
Latest file 2017-03-18
lnesw.cur

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

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

lnesw.cur

Error

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

OK

Problems related to lnesw.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 lnesw.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of lnesw.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 lnesw.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 lnesw.cur
System Windows 10
File size 8774 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 73cffd5007fe0bd9b9e0211d4ba7c1e8
SHA1 9de8efeb8dbc53f942db4900f7fe2fc5e6a7f3a2
SHA256 ece82e310e1fa5cd41d39d8ea7339e8b1e05023ba1e516e0e20d3160550c0933
CRC32 ab0949ce
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename lnesw.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 1598 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 865fe9e086e22ab62767c36c48bf9a09
SHA1 3bc0a0358e7457b923dfa120c46f4be3acfc77a1
SHA256 cf6dbd2c733423ad548ee8bf585a7b40b0326a37faaafa2abd31e4e14b932996
CRC32 bb80580c
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename lnesw.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 766 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 162e1e1b576bde333c3cae9e1a37e0d7
SHA1 46d016cb2ec2338318671774f8e5d98a691683cf
SHA256 1d5286c0f96fd63b6b3391d493b2d42977b58b732026abae09c57607a72766ba
CRC32 0c433dd1
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename lnesw.cur
System Windows 8
File size 1598 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 865fe9e086e22ab62767c36c48bf9a09
SHA1 3bc0a0358e7457b923dfa120c46f4be3acfc77a1
SHA256 cf6dbd2c733423ad548ee8bf585a7b40b0326a37faaafa2abd31e4e14b932996
CRC32 bb80580c
Example file location ---
Filename lnesw.cur
System Windows 7
File size 1598 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 865fe9e086e22ab62767c36c48bf9a09
SHA1 3bc0a0358e7457b923dfa120c46f4be3acfc77a1
SHA256 cf6dbd2c733423ad548ee8bf585a7b40b0326a37faaafa2abd31e4e14b932996
CRC32 bb80580c
Example file location ---
Filename lnesw.cur
System Windows XP
File size 766 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 162e1e1b576bde333c3cae9e1a37e0d7
SHA1 46d016cb2ec2338318671774f8e5d98a691683cf
SHA256 1d5286c0f96fd63b6b3391d493b2d42977b58b732026abae09c57607a72766ba
CRC32 0c433dd1
Example file location ---