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  • My cursor isn't visible in the game!

If you can't see your cursor on the screen when you launch the game, that will make aiming way more challenging!  And hey, maybe that sounds like extra fun to you super hardcore gamers, but most of us probably like to play without a blindfold.  Changing your mouse settings should allow the cursor to display properly.

  1. Click the Windows icon to open the "Start" menu.
  2. Choose "Control Panel."
  3. Click on "Appearance & Personalization."
  4. Click on "Personalization."
  5. Click on "Mouse Pointers."
  6. On the window that opens, click the tab labelled "Pointer Options."
  7. Under "Visibility," uncheck the box beside "Display pointer trails."
  8. Click Apply, then OK.

When the Display pointer trails option is disabled, you should be able to see your mouse move within your game again.

If that didn't fully restore the cursor, try opening the game's Options menu next.  I know, that will be a little bit tough when you're not seeing the cursor consistently, but if you move the mouse around, you will see the menu buttons light up as you mouse over them, so just feel around for the Options menu until you see that button engage, then click to open it.

In the game's Options, try enabling Custom Cursors.  Or, if it's currently enabled, try disabling it.  Then click OK.  Turning Custom Cursors off or on will often fix problems with your cursor display.

If these steps haven't restored your Cursor visibility, you may need to update your graphics card driver.  Click here for instructions.

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