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I have a Windows 7 machine running a touch-driven application, and whenever a user touches the screen, this small diamond shaped cursor appears. I believe the cursor is intended for pen and tablet use.

I tried disabling the Tablet PC Input service, but then touch stopped working on the machine entirely. I then thought perhaps I could change the cursor appearance, but I've not be able to find any trace of it.

Is there anyway to simply hide that cursor entirely, so there is no visual feedback besides the application?

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To my knowledge, there is not a single system setting that allows you to disable the touch input cursor. You could write an application that hides the cursor entirely on touch input, but that is quite an undertaking. Another option might be to locate the module containing the cursor resource and replacing that. However, that module is likely digitally signed and will no longer be loaded by the system when tampered with. – IInspectable Mar 12 '15 at 18:23

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