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After a period of time working in ArcMap, the mouse cursor becomes stuck as the Pan tool as the default cursor mode, and cannot be changed to a different cursor mode.
There are several possible causes for this issue.
There are no specific solutions for each possible cause for this issue. To resolve the issue, use one of the following possible solution.
Warning: Please be aware that renaming the ESRI folders is a factory reset of ArcGIS, and therefore all third party tools, custom scripts, and/or custom toolbars currently installed must be reinstalled as a result. Additionally, all existing folder connections must be reconnected. Esri cannot guarantee results from incorrect modifications while following these instructions. Use caution and proceed at your own risk.
Note: The AppData folder is a hidden folder. The following Microsoft Support document describes how to show hidden files: Show hidden files.
Note: Contact an IT administrator if necessary.