A lot of users have reported a problem with the mouse cursor since they have upgraded to Windows 10. If you are also having a problem with the mouse cursor such as mouse cursor disappearing or freezing, you can fix the issue by following the various methods provided below.
Steps to Fix “Mouse Disappears in Windows 10” Error
1.) METHOD 1: Windows Function Key to Make Mouse Cursor Reappear
Sometimes, installing Windows 10 on your computer may disable the function of your mouse and make the cursor from the screen to disappear. In such a case, you can try retrieving the cursor by pressing the Windows function key on your keyboard.
The function key that you should press may vary depending on the model or your keyboard and mouse. Therefore, you may need to try the various combinations to make your mouse cursor reappear in Windows 10 such as Fn + F3/ Fn + F5/ Fn + F9/ Fn + F11 etc.
2.) METHOD 2: Update Your Mouse Driver to Fix “Mouse Cursor Disappearing in Windows 10” Error
Sometimes, when you upgrade your computer to Windows 10, your system may result in driver or software incompatibility issue. In such a case, updating the mouse driver can fix the problem in most of the cases. For this:
- Press Windows + R keys on your keyboard to open the Run
- In the Run box, you will need to type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter to get to the Device Manager
- In the Device Manager window, you will need to use arrow keys to scroll down to locate Mice and other pointing devices and use the arrow keys to expand it.
- Then, use the arrow key to select your Mouse device and to open the context menu.
- From the menu that appears, select Update driver option and press Enter.
- After that, simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete the mouse driver updating process.
3.) METHOD 3: Downgrade The Mouse Driver to Fix “Mouse Cursor Disappearing in Windows 10” Error
If the problem persists even after updating the Mouse driver, the newer version may also be incompatible with Windows 10. In such a case, you can try rolling back the mouse driver to lower version and see if this fixes the issue for your Windows 10 computer.
- Start by following the same steps (1 to 3) as shown in the Method 2.
- Next, select the Mouse device and press Enter to open its “Properties” box.
- Then, go to the General section and press right arrow key to go to Driver
- After that, press Tab multiple times until Roll Back driver option doesn’t get selected and press Enter.
- Then, simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process and reboot your computer.
- The problem should get fixed.
So, these are the ways you can fix “Mouse cursor disappearing in Windows 10” error.