Summary. Sometimes the windows cursor will change from the “I” icon to a black block or box. This may be an indication that the cursors are missing from the cursors folder. Follow these instructions to fix the problem.
- Download the Windows XP Cursors file and expand it.
- Place the contents of this folder in your Cursors folder located in the C:\WINDOWS folder.
- In Control Panel, choose Mouse and select a cursor design.
These steps may resolve the problem, if they don’t, further searching may be required.