How to Fix mouse cursor disappearing problem on chrome?

When you are surfing the internet and your computer starts causing difficulties, then it is very irritating. Sometimes you can’t see a mouse on chrome even when it is supposed to be there and you start searching for it.

What is the problem?

When you are using chrome, the mouse pointer suddenly disappears. You see the mouse pointer outside the chrome boundaries but when you try to drag it in inside it disappears. You do not need to panic because this is a very common problem with chrome.


You may wonder why the mouse pointer disappears from Windows 10. Generally, this problem arises in the touch screen mode. The reason for this problem can be the automatic hardware acceleration of chrome. Users select this option because it promises to accelerate the performance of chrome and offers a better speed, but it still comes with some side effects. 

How to get it back?

To get the cursor back, you would have to close your chrome which will ultimately delete some data. For this, you can try saving your data somewhere else before closing the chrome. Seeing no cursor in chrome can be troubling, but it is still easy to fix it.

  • Killing Chrome processes in the task manager

The easy method that you can try is to kill the chrome.

  1. The first step is to open the Task Manager. The shortcut for this step is to press Ctrl+Alt+Del.

  2. You will see a list; press on Chrome and hit End task. This step will kill all the functions of chrome.

  3. You have to make sure that no other chrome processes are opened in the task manager.

  4. Now, all you have to do is to restart chrome.

This can help you if your mouse won’t show up on chrome.