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What does the CursorXP.exe file do?

The CursorXP.exe process is also known as CursorXP and is a part of Stardock CursorXP. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of CursorXP.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about CursorXP.exe CursorXP

CursorXP.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CursorXP.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - mainly C:\Program Files\CursorXP\. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 128,000 bytes (61% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 140,288 bytes.
It does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. CursorXP.exe also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. This CursorXP.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. For this reason, 66% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves CursorXP.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about CursorXP?

Customization program from Stardock's Object Desktop (further information...)
Gryphon
Part of Stardock Windowblinds,if you like graphics,leave it.
WATCHMAN
Completely harmless
Abyes
Cursor XP from Stardock
Zero
Needed for Stardock Cursor XP
Matt

Summary: 8 users judge CursorXP.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall Stardock CursorXP

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To remove CursorXP from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Stardock CursorXP in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if CursorXP.exe (CursorXP) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of CursorXP. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CursorXP or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or CursorXP.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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