Download and Fix pen_il.cur

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

pen_il.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_il.cur related errors on your device. You can also download pen_il.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_il.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_il.cur

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

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

pen_il.cur

Error

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

OK

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of pen_il.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_il.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_il.cur
System Windows 10
File size 8774 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 35cd03cc3ad61fc045912ae695addc70
SHA1 437c99b7e07607673a126d155c9c83501d8d079f
SHA256 57b70d1020b26b1e412cb40e9ded6f4b0f7be9560704035fedec9c03e245de6b
CRC32 9a730144
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename pen_il.cur
System Windows 8.1
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 18286a8a46e3fa24c1fd4ac6da0b20a7
SHA1 66903842c9f9021ad3b72d11f1913c57c5ee85bf
SHA256 8ed6dfc426bee4ccf56ceb49ef269f86e5ba5fc19d37bd7fb83cb7b5375494d1
CRC32 39e72a4e
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename pen_il.cur
System Windows Vista
File size 766 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 a295a09dd4277cd0567964d1d7ba40e0
SHA1 43e302f9b8f52bc552d5f645e4b86446781eb396
SHA256 586234bc6d39991cff9f57bfd66efc2a141476d296fe5b980656c95bf295ee93
CRC32 22cf1816
Example file location C:\Windows\Cursors\
Filename pen_il.cur
System Windows 8
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 18286a8a46e3fa24c1fd4ac6da0b20a7
SHA1 66903842c9f9021ad3b72d11f1913c57c5ee85bf
SHA256 8ed6dfc426bee4ccf56ceb49ef269f86e5ba5fc19d37bd7fb83cb7b5375494d1
CRC32 39e72a4e
Example file location ---
Filename pen_il.cur
System Windows 7
File size 1158 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 18286a8a46e3fa24c1fd4ac6da0b20a7
SHA1 66903842c9f9021ad3b72d11f1913c57c5ee85bf
SHA256 8ed6dfc426bee4ccf56ceb49ef269f86e5ba5fc19d37bd7fb83cb7b5375494d1
CRC32 39e72a4e
Example file location ---
Filename pen_il.cur
System Windows XP
File size 766 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 a295a09dd4277cd0567964d1d7ba40e0
SHA1 43e302f9b8f52bc552d5f645e4b86446781eb396
SHA256 586234bc6d39991cff9f57bfd66efc2a141476d296fe5b980656c95bf295ee93
CRC32 22cf1816
Example file location ---