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Windows 7: How can I change the default cursor?

24 Jun 2012   #11

Windows 7 32 bit
The fix

Deleting the cursors from imagres.dll is not enough. Because you will still get a quick cursor and circle pop up later in the boot sequence. What you also need to do is press the start button, type regedt32, click on the regedt32 program that pops up, and in the registry editor you need to go Hkey_users/.default/control panel/cursors. In there you need to change the cursors and the spinning circles to a blank cursor. I downloaded a blank cursor and put it in the C:/Windows/Cursors folder. And then I edited the paths in Hkey_users/.default/control panel/cursors to point to the blank cursor. This did the trick and finally removed the last remains of the cursor and spinning circle.

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