Rotate a blue circle next to the mouse pointer in Windows 10

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Some Windows 10 users have problems with the mouse pointer on their device. A constantly spinning blue circle next to the mouse pointer continually irritates them. The main reason behind this problem is that some background processes continuously consume a large amount of processing power. If you are facing the same problem on your part, don't worry. Your problem will be solved in no time if you follow these fixes on your computer. But before proceeding with these fixes, try these solutions and check if the rotating blue circle still appears next to the mouse pointer or not.



Alternative solutions

1. Take up again your computer. Restarting your computer will stop all ongoing background processes.

2. Temporarily disable antivirus and firewall on your computer. After disabling them, check if you still see the blue circle next to the mouse pointer or not.

If any of these fixes didn't work for you, look for these fixes:

Fix- 2 Kill Spooler Service-

If you don't have a printer but have tried to print something, the spooling process will start in the background. You have to complete the process.

1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Enter open Task Manager.

2. Next, scroll down to find the Spooler process (for our system, it's "Application of the spooler subsystem").

3. The right mouse button in the process and then click "Final task".

Restart your computer and check if you are still seeing that rotating blue circle next to the cursor.

Fix-4 Disable Mouse Pointer Location Function-

1. Press Tasto Windows + R open Run, and write "main.cpl“And hit Pay in.



The Properties mouse will open the window.

2. Go to “Pointer options“E deselect the "Shows the pointer position when I press the CTRL key"option. Click"Request"Y"all right”To save the changes on your computer.

Check if you still have the problem on your computer or not.

If the problem persists, look for the next solution.

Fix-1 pointer modification options

This is not a solution, but an alternative solution, to get rid of that annoying blue circle. Just change the mouse icon.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R open run.

2. write main.cpl on it and click all right.

3. Click pointers form.

4. Now select they work in the background option.

5. Now click Surf.

6. Select the first in the list.

Fix-1 Clean Boot Device-

1. Press Tasto Windows + S from the keyboard and then type "System configurationNorth".

2. In the search result, click "System configuration".

3. At the beginning, go to "general“tab.

4. Hence, it is necessary deselect the box next to "Load startup items".

5. Make sure that the "Charging system services" is checked.

6. Now click on "Services“tab.

7. Then check the box "Hide all Microsoft services"And after that, you have to click"Disable everything".


8. Now click on "Request"Y"all right".


Take up again the computer, in clean mode.

Check if you still see the blue circle constantly rotating right next to the slider. If the problem persists, look for the next solution.

Repair the MS Office Fix-3 installation

1. To enter the Run window, you have to press'Windows key' and the 'R'.


2. Then type "appwiz.cpl"And then click"all right".

3. Now scroll down to find "MS Office“From the list (for our system, it is” Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016-en-us “).

4. Click on it to select it. Then click on "Modify".

5. Now click on "Quick repair"And click"Adjust”To initialize the repair process.

Fix-5 Terminate NVIDIA Streaming Process-

1. Simply press Ctrl + Shift + Enter together to open Task Manager.

2. Scroll down to find the "NVIDIA Streamer" processes.

3. The right mouse button in the process and then click "Final task".


Restart the computer and after restarting, check if you are having the same problem with the mouse pointer.

Fix-6 Disable biometric sensor-

1. The right mouse button on the Windows key and click on "Device administrator”From the list of utilities.

2 inch Device Administrator window, expand "Biometric devices" Yup the right mouse button on the biometric sensor you are using, then click on "Disable".

Restart your computer and after reboot check if you still have the problem on your computer or not.

Your problem with the constant blue circle next to the mouse pointer should be solved.

Fix-8 Disinstalla Asus Smart Gesture-

[FOR ASUS DEVICE USERS ONLY]

Uninstall Asus smart gesture has helped Asus users. If you are using an Asus device, follow these steps to uninstall Asus Smart Gesture.

1. You have to press Ctrl + Shift + Esc open Task Manager.

2. Scroll down to find any Smart Gesture processes running on your computer.

3. The right mouse button on it and click "Final task". Close the Task Manager window.

4. Press again Window key + R to open the Run window.

5. Once the Run window opens, type "appwiz.cpl"And then click"all right".

6. In the Programs and Features window, find out "Asus smart gesture".

7. Double click on it to start the uninstall process.

Restart computer and after restarting the mouse pointer should behave normally.

Fix-9 Change HP SimplePass Settings-

[FOR HP DEVICE USERS ONLY]

1. Start "HP SimplePass“On your device.

2. In the HP Simple Pass window, click Settings (gear icon?), under Personal Settings, deselect the "Launch site“. Click on “all right”To save the changes.

3. Restart your computer.

After restarting, the mouse pointer should work normally, without the filled blue circle next to the mouse pointer.

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