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Jonabert Cabansal
Black Box Mouse Cursor in After Effects
on Jan 21, 2011 at 3:31:14 am

Hi there guys! ☺

OK. I got this problem whenever I use Adobe After Effects CS3. My mouse cursor doesn't look normal. It turns into a black box cursor with weird arrow heads at the edges. I am using a Sony Vaio laptop F Series with NVIDIA GT 300M video card.

So, guys do you have any idea how I find solution to this this? Looking forward to your response.

Thanks in advance! God bless.



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Walter Soyka
Re: Black Box Mouse Cursor in After Effects
on Jan 21, 2011 at 2:20:47 pm

That's pretty bizarre. I'd try restoring the After Effects preferences or updating the graphics card drivers.

From the Preferences [link] manual page:
To restore default preference settings, hold Ctrl+Alt+Shift (Windows) or Command+Option+Shift (Mac OS) while the application is starting. To also restore default keyboard shortcuts, Alt-click (Windows) or Option-click (Mac OS) the OK button.


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Jonabert Cabansal
Re: Black Box Mouse Cursor in After Effects
on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:15:09 am

Hi Walter! I would like thank you for the response!

I tried to restore the AE preferences and also tried updating NVIDIA (which says I've got the latest driver), but still nothing has changed. My cursor is still a black box.


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