How to Resolve Fix Mouse Disappearance Issues in Chrome on Windows 10

How to Resolve Fix Mouse Disappearance Issues in Chrome on Windows 10

Google Chrome is undoubtedly the world’s most used browser today. Combining all the major platforms, i.e., Windows, Android and Apple “Mobile” and “Desktop” devices gives Chrome the leading edge. However, when a product is highly popular, more bugs are reported. These are user discovered bugs and are discussed over leading online forums. Google Chrome is no exception to this. Google Chrome resolves them through regular browser upgrades. Issues like memory usage patterns or browser crashing on newer Operating systems are addressed with more original releases. Once such issue is the mysterious disappearance of the “Mouse Pointer” within the browser window. In this post, I am going to talk about how to fix mouse disappearance issues in Chrome.

How To Fix Mouse Disappearance Issues in Chrome

Searching the web will tell you that the matter is not new. Users in Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Apple MacOS or even Chromebook devices face similar issues. The problems date back to somewhere in 2014. Follow these simple steps to Fix Mouse Disappearance Issues in Chrome:

Step 1: Open Chrome browser in “Incognito Mode” if the problem persists or not.

Step 2: If the problem does not persist, update Google Chrome to the latest release of Windows 10.

Step 3: Open a new Tab and type Chrome://version and see if you are using the latest version.

See below:

Google Chrome 53.0.2785.143 (Official Build) m (64-bit)
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Flash 23.0.0.185
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Command Line “C:Program Files (x86)GoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe” –flag-switches-begin –flag-switches-end
Executable Path C:Program Files (x86)GoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe
Profile Path C:UsersinghoshAppDataLocalGoogleChromeUser DataDefault
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Compiler MSVC 2015

Step 4: On a new browser in Chrome, Type “Chrome://settings

Step 5: Click on “Show Advanced Settings” See screenshot below:

How to Resolve Fix Mouse Disappearance Issues in Chrome on Windows 10

Step 6: Uncheck the option which says “Use Hardware Accleration when available“.

Note: If the option is already unchecked (non-default), please check the option and restart the browser. Toggling this option seems to solve the problem.

This should resolve the problem temporarily until Google issues a permanent fix to this matter. Till then, Happy browsing!

Conclusion:

Currently, we did not find any specific patterns to recreate this issue. We recommend that you use the latest version of their browser, since a bug fix could resolve this problem for good.

You can voice it out on the Google Forums, since a lot of users are already talking about it. If you have questions or suggestions for us, do let us know. Feel free to drop us a comment below in the comment section.

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