Fix pen_i.cur Errors

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

pen_i.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 pen_i.cur related errors on your device. You can also download pen_i.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 pen_i.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
pen_i.cur

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

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

pen_i.cur

Error

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

OK

Problems related to pen_i.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 pen_i.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of pen_i.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 pen_i.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 pen_i.cur
System Windows 10
File size 8774 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dd72c6dd7d7722b16dec4c34b31d5db6
SHA1 7db7953c289acafcd9aaafc9bc08791c9e0dcf0e
SHA256 4b25d83f61ebb6825ee61fa0042ea5ba99ab314ca04bf231ba77cdddfb1de519
CRC32 ccb3c775
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename pen_i.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ac0f5388c9b612f214f707d84d369522
SHA1 f28fe3c53cdb9743798075bac0c12935fcd33882
SHA256 6c3cb8e48d10319435b111225e5e989288a76ea0219c9102df88cb28ccd1bb2a
CRC32 74cde669
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename pen_i.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 326 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 685fbad0f94d0354a617c0608588b847
SHA1 04acc7ec5dd0092b04c870db49aa6df48238dbfc
SHA256 cf09952bfedab176d1dd5406b0b9762d4f10125e15ba54b303c7643b8e888009
CRC32 fbdb5c0a
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename pen_i.cur
System Windows 8
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ac0f5388c9b612f214f707d84d369522
SHA1 f28fe3c53cdb9743798075bac0c12935fcd33882
SHA256 6c3cb8e48d10319435b111225e5e989288a76ea0219c9102df88cb28ccd1bb2a
CRC32 74cde669
Example file location ---
Filename pen_i.cur
System Windows 7
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ac0f5388c9b612f214f707d84d369522
SHA1 f28fe3c53cdb9743798075bac0c12935fcd33882
SHA256 6c3cb8e48d10319435b111225e5e989288a76ea0219c9102df88cb28ccd1bb2a
CRC32 74cde669
Example file location ---
Filename pen_i.cur
System Windows XP
File size 326 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 685fbad0f94d0354a617c0608588b847
SHA1 04acc7ec5dd0092b04c870db49aa6df48238dbfc
SHA256 cf09952bfedab176d1dd5406b0b9762d4f10125e15ba54b303c7643b8e888009
CRC32 fbdb5c0a
Example file location ---