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Wacom Tablet and Vista/Laptop Touchpad causing freezing cursor

Q: Wacom Tablet and Vista/Laptop Touchpad causing freezing cursor

Hey Guys,

I've been looking for a sloution to this problem for a long while but couldn't find one anywhere that has worked.

I recently bought myself an HP Pavillion dv6760ea Entertainment Notebook... Specs include things like Vista Home Premium 32-bit, Intel Core 2 Duo T5450 / 1.67 GHz ( Dual-Core ), Ram: 2 GB (installed) / 4 GB (max) - DDR II SDRAM ( 2 x 1 GB ) (Not really sure what specs I need to give here... If others are needed then yous hould be able to simply google the laptop model for them).

So I have this machine which I am pretty pleased with. I whack in my Wacom Volito 2 tablet and install the driver almost as soon as I get it set up and running. This, for some reason, gave me an on-screen keyboard at startup at the Login screen where I type my password. I have recently learnt that this is some behaviour by which Vista thinks that, because of the Wacom Driver, my laptop is infact a Tablet PC?

I started to get this issue where when I logged in and hit my desktop after startup, my cursor would freeze up... sometimes for minutes at a time... but it always took a long time before it actually unfroze and allowed me to do anything.

Months later I got fed up of this and started looking for the problem. After palying around I found that when I uninstalled my tablet's software the whole cursor freezing thing vanished. I seemed that this software was the cause of the problem. This is bad since I need my software in order to use my tablet properly (without it, it just behaves as a mouse with me dragging the cursor around rather than being able to tell it to go to a specific point on the screen using the pen (quite difficult to explain, it basically is as if the pad for the tablet corresponds to my laptop's screen e.g. when I touch the pen in the center of the pad the cursor moves to the center of the screen)).

I am thinking that the tablet driver is conflicting with my synaptics touchpad driver at startup. They both work alright in the end, but starting up my laptop is now a REAL pain when I have the software installed as it takes such a long time for the cursor to become useable. Also, occasionally when the software is uninstalled but the tablet is plugged in the cursor also freezes... usually after I have uninstalled the software and restarted but left the tablet plugged in.

I have tried disabling drivers that have the word wacom in it in device manager... for some reason the tablet still worked fine (the software was still installed?) and the freezing continued. It happens when the software is installed. That I am pretty (not completely) sure of.

Basically I would like for the freezing to stop and for me to be able to use my tablet. I don't care much for all this new Vista tablet stuff with the side bar, handwriting and pen flicks; I just want my tablet to move the cursor properly. I think either I need to resolve this conflict (or whatever it is) or find new software to tell my tablet how to work properly.

Also on what I think is a completely unrelated topic. I have another problem on my laptop wherby when I play long videos from my hardrive there is a tendency for the video image to stop but the audio continue followed by the video suddenly fast forwarding quickly to catch up with the audio. VERY annoying... especially as my laptop is meant to be an entertainment notebook. any help with this is very much welcome, but I would like to deal with the above problem first =P
Sorry for the long rant and explanation! I was trying to get my problem across clearly. Any help is very much appreciated.

Thankyou very much!

Preferred Solution: Wacom Tablet and Vista/Laptop Touchpad causing freezing cursor

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Wacom Tablet and Vista/Laptop Touchpad causing freezing cursor


I tried the same driver on another similar laptop. It was also an HP Pavillion of the same sort of series but with slightly different specs.

Exactly the same thing happened as before which means that it is something that these laptops have in common. The most likely cause, I think, is the synaptics touchpad driver conflicting with the Wacom Driver. I have emailed wacom who have emailed back with useless information about reinstalling without firewalls and virus scanners which don't work.

Anyone experiencing similar problems or have any knowledge into this issue?

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I use an Intuos Wacom Tablet in Photoshop CS4 x64, and I've been driven crazy by an animated ring that appears when I touch the pen tip to a menu or slider. It made my movements much less precise. E.g. when I tried to drag a slider a short distance (say, 100% opacity to 95%), the pen wouldn't grab the slider at first; and then it would make much too big an adjustment (100% to 50%...).

I've now tracked down the solution, posted on the EU Wacom forum 2 days ago:Wacom Forum - Wacom Europe GmbH | View topic - small annoying things on vista...

Here's what it says:

"Vista has the 'pen inking' from XP TabletPC edition integrated, allowing gesture and handwriting recognition. You can control the settings in a special control panel for this, called 'TabletPC Input' panel. [Pen and Touch, W7.]
*Disable 'Press and Hold' to remove that circle.*

"You could also disable the service 'TabletPC Input Service' or go to device manager, select Human Interface Devices' and disable WacomVirtualHID.*

"Then Vista does not see a pen devices and will not activate those features. The tablet will still work fine on desktop and in usual pressure sensitive applications."

I had already disabled the tablet PC in Services, but apparently that wasn't enough. I disabled Press & Hold, and the ring has vanished.

This is probably well known to Wacom/Photoshop users who migrated to Windows 7 from Vista, but I migrated from XPPro, and the info was tolerably hard to find... Read more

A:Wacom Tablet, ring round pen cursor

Thanks for the info! I have an old Wacom 12x12 tablet and am thinking of using it with Win7...

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I have a tablet which I love to use for Photoshop work.. It works great except that some one at Windows decided that it would be a good idea to have animated cursors. A ripple effect occurs everytime I click and animated circle show up everytime I right click or hold down the cursor.

Working with artwork these effects are incredibly ANNOYING, esp since I am clicking all the time and these effects ubstruct my view! Not to mention they are completely useless. I think I know when I am right clicking or clicking and don't see why I need this annimation to tell me that.

Does anyone know where I can turn these effects off? I looked in the control panel under Pen and touch but I couldn't find anything.

I do not think these effects should be standard in the Windows Seven Release. Perhaps they can be truned on as an accesibility feature for those who want it.



A:Wacom Tablet- Blinking Cursor Problem

I don't think it's accessible via the Pen and Touch options, or even in the WACOM pad's own interface
- try in the Control Panel under Mouse..

one of the options under "Pointers" is to "Allow Windows themes to change mouse pointers"
- it's done by un-ticking that box near the bottom..

- see if this makes any difference..

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Many people have problems with wacom tablets and Win 7, l had. (Win 7-64 bit/ Wacom Intous 3)

(Problem 1)
I've lost the driver after restart,
(Problem 2)
got really annoyed with the cursor rings
(Problem 3)
and experienced slow pen action.

Working for severeral days with these issues, uninstalling, reinstalling, deleting preferenses for the wacom intous 3 tablet, delaying the wacom driver load... and so on.., did not help that much. Nothing I tried worked out completely perfect. Therefore I made a decision to follow the procedure below, - to solve all of the problems mentioned, and it's working!

I write this to hopefully spare some people the unnecessary time and frustrations with these problems.
Win 7 are equipped with software for Tablets PC's, which's interferring/messing up the wacom tablet driver.
(The lost driver)
I was thinking; do I need the Tablet PC in Win 7? Answer: No! I have a Notebook.
But it didn`t work out just to disable the Tablet PC in "Computer management, Services." (Right click on My Computer, Manage, Services And Applications, Services)

The Procedure / Solution
is drastic and pretty time consuming, but for me absolute necessary for a permanent fix.
I saved all my settings and files, reformatted and reinstalled win7 and all the programs.

I followed this algoritm:

Reinstalled Win7
First: I did not plug in the wacom tablet, and did not install the wacom drivers at this point.
Installed all my programs EXCEPT Waco... Read more

A:Win7/Wacom tablet lost driver, cursor rings, slow pen action

Brilliant, thanks, the cursor rings were driving me nuts. Disabling flicks did it. Thanks!

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Hi guys and gals,

My brother recently bought a Macbook Pro that runs Mac Os 10.13 (most current update). He has a Wacom Bamboo Fun CTE-450 that he needs to use for his work as a animator. I was trying to go and download the drivers but I can't find any that goes past Mac Os 10.11. Is there a way around that? Is there an app that will work with it? Any help will be appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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I need to pick some brians and need some help. I bought a Wacom Intuos tablet from a lady used. She did not ship the power supply. And it is a serial connection, so we all know it needs one. But what I would like to know is can I put a usb/serial converter on it and not have to have the power supply. This I am not sure of. I do have the converter. The power supply is $25 a little pricey if you ask me. But no one asked.

Any help at this point is greatly appreciated.


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Wacom has not been helpful at all (they haven't answered in two+ months), and I'm not sure where else to turn...

I've been having this problem with my graphire3 tablet. When I draw in mouse mode in every program that is not Photoshop, it draws several inches away from where I was actually trying to draw.

In Photoshop, however, it works properly. Pen mode works properly as well, in every program.

I have tried every available driver on Wacom's website, with the same result. All have been clean installs.

I don't know what to do. I guess the easy answer is "use pen mode", but I just can't get used to it.

(My OS is Windows 7 Professional)

I should also add that the tablet works 100% perfectly on my husband's computer. We have done the exact same things to install it.

A:Wacom Tablet Issues

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I would suggest contacting the [email protected] ask in their support forumhttp://www.talatdogan.com/forum/viewforum.php?id=14

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So I was on http://www.newegg.com today and I was looking into buying a tablet PC for myself.

I looked at HP, Fujitsu, and Lenovo (Formerly IBM).
I remembered seeing that the new Lenovo tablet PCs have wacom based pens and tablet features. I was pleasantly suprised because as everyone knows, Wacom is renound for all tablet like things for artists or anyone else who wants a pen-top interface.

But on newegg it doesn't specify which Lenovo computers have the wacom based tablets...

My question, is are all the ThinkPad X Series X61t ones wacom based? Or only some of them? I was wondering if anyone knew. (Newegg and other places won't seem to tell me...)
(I was looking specifically at the ThinkPad X Series X61t (776796U) model, as it has a higher resolution screen.)

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Hey, I got a WACOM tablet (inutos3) but i cant efficiently write norwegian text thru the tablet.

Just gonna post the windows help information here:


Change the language you use in Tablet PC Input Panel

To use handwriting recognition for a language other than your display language or English, you'll need to upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate. (The handwriting recognizers for English and your display language?if available?are included in Windows 7 Home Premium and Windows 7 Professional.)

If you upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate, you can download a language pack for the language that you want to add. See "Which languages are handwriting recognizers available for?" later in this topic for a list of available handwriting recognizers.

For information on how to upgrade to a different edition of Windows 7, see Upgrade to another edition of Windows 7 by using Windows Anytime Upgrade.

To learn how to download a language pack after upgrading to Windows 7 Ultimate, open Windows Help and Support in Windows 7 Ultimate, and then search for "Download a language pack to get handwriting recognition for another language."

After you download the language pack and add the new input language, use the language bar on Input Panel or on the Windows* taskbar to switch between input languages.

Basically though, anytime upgrade doesnt seem to be working for Norway and buying a completely new windows 7 ultimate is a bit out... Read more

A:Writing with WACOM tablet

What version of Vista do you have now?

Reading that info it appears that if you have your display language set to Norwegian on the Home Premium or Professional versions (of 7, maybe Vista aswell) it will work.

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or is it a Kaspersky issue? Sorry if this is in the wrong forum!

My Wacom Intuos 2 tablet works fine, unless I try and use it with Kaspersky antivirus. The pen will not control the cursor within a Kaspersky box! I can move the cursor anywhere I like on the screen but as soon as it gets to the edge of a Kaspersky box - be it a pop-up one or the main control screen, it refuses to cross the line. It's almost as if there was a solid fence round the box! Weird.

I should probably send this to Kaspersky and Wacom but I wonder if anyone else has hit this issue?

A:Another Wacom tablet issue

I have the same issue, and was looking to see if there is a fix. Have you heard anything?

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It works on my admin account, but not on this one...I'm guessing the driver can't start up on this standard account? Is there a way to change this?

A:wacom tablet not working =x

What model tablet are you using? I have the one listed in my specs (see below) and that works perfectly for me. In fact, I had to resort to using it for a while when the left mouse button failed (I have since got a new mouse).

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Anyone used one of these before?

I hear their great, and id like to get one for illustration and logos.

Anyone here have expirience with them?


A:Wacom Drawing Tablet

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Alright, so I recently bought a Wacom Tablet off ebay, slightly used but hasn't been touched in the last three years or so. I just got it yesterday (shipped from australia), and it doesn't work. I installed the correct driver for it off wacom.com, I installed the painter program that came with it (though I'm sure that has nothing to do with the problem), I plugged the thing into my computer, I have all the parts, but when I click on "Wacom Properties" in my control panel, a box pops up saying "A supported tablet was not found on the system." and only one option, and that's to press "Ok" and move on. Now, the only thing that I'm scratching my head about is the AC Adapter that came with it. The prongs (?) are set up different from what would normally fit into the sockets in my house. I'm guessing they're different because it came from Australia, but then I don't know where to even plug the OTHER end of it into. There's nowhere it'd fit on the actual tablet, and I don't know if it's supposed to plug into my computer or what.

Anyways, if anyone could help with this problem, I'd be eternally grateful. Also, I'm wondering if anyone else has had a problem similar to this?

Thanks. Oh, and I hope I posted this in the right folder... I didn't really know where to go, lol

A:Wacom Tablet not found?

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I posted this question at the Wacom Forum but got no response (so far).
Thought I'd try it here.

I'm using Intuos 2-6X8 w/ Photoshop CS2 (Win XP Pro.)

I set my brush cursor display to 'Normal Brush Tip.' (Photoshop Preferences).

When I use the mouse the brush stroke is normal (the cursor and stroke are the same size.)
When I use the pen the brush stroke is smaller and and doesn't match the cursor. (it's centered and doesn't fill the cursor.)

Consequently, when I paint with the pen I have to guess where the edge of my brush is and I get a smaller stroke.

I reinstalled and updated the Driver but nothing helped.

Hope there is a remedy (setting?) because I prefer the 'Normal Brush Tip' setting.

Thank You,

A:Solved: wacom tablet

You're probably not pressing hard enough, or your pressure sensitivity setting (in the WACOM control panel) is too low. If you don't want pressure to affect your stroke weight, turn off shape dynamics in Photoshop's advanced brush settings panel.

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I have an HP laptop with Win 7 Home Premium.
When I boot with my new Wacom Intuos3 tablet plugged in (USB), the system hangs after the Windows logo loads. (Dark blue screen). I have to do a hard reset to get the computer to restart.
Windows boots fine with the tablet UNPLUGGED. The tablet works if plugged in AFTER Windows is loaded.
I have tried all the available drivers for this tablet. Changing the drivers didn't affect the function of the tablet or eliminate the hangup at boot.
Wacom says the issue is not with their driver, but with how Windows is loading the services.
I have turned off "tablet pc input" in Services; "Wacom tablet service" is turned on. (Wacom tech didn't think these services conflicted but some had posted the suggestion to turn windows tablet pc service off.)
Although I can use my tablet, it's a real pain to have to unplug at each reboot.
Any ideas?

A:Win 7 HP hangs on startup with Wacom tablet

I had the same problem as this with an old scanner. The only way I could resolve the issue was just by leaving the scanner switched off until after the PC started

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I am trying to instal my wacom intuos tablet on my win2k machine. I downloaded the appropraite instalation software from the wacom homepage. But when first starting the WSetup.exe, I get the message "Windows 16 Bit Subsystem: \SYSTEM\CurentControlSet\Control\VirtualDeviceDrivers. VDD. Virtual Device Driver format in the registry is invalid. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application." However i can choose 'Ignore' and the setup continues. The next problem occurs when the installer searches the com ports for a wacom. It says COM3 is the only availible when both my external ports are empty. Im not sure if the two problems are related or not. If you have any idea what a solution may be or possibly direct me to one, esspecially concerning the former error, because I have had little luck finding any help in windows or on-line.


A:trying to instal wacom tablet. problems


I have no idea how to fix this. Since it is probably very specific to the product, this might not be the best place to ask for advice. I suggest you start on the website of the compnay that sold you the product, then try the product's web site. There might be a phone number you can call for support.


Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...

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I have downloaded and installed the latest driver for my Intuos3 Graphics Tablet and it works until I reboot, then it does not work.
Checking the Wacom Tablet Properties in the Control Panel, I'm advised that the "Tablet Driver was not Found".
What am I doing wrong?
It worked just fine in XP!

A:Wacom Tablet Driver Not Found

Try updating your drivers from here:

Dell - Drivers and Downloads

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When using some applications (tested: GIMP) my Wacom Graphire tablet lags and doesn't track short repeated brush strokes. The solution for this is to disable two settings that are on by default in Win7: "Press and Hold" and "Flicks".
Open the Control Panel and type "tablet" into the search field
Select "Pen and Touch" settings
From the "Pen Options" tab, select "Press and Hold" and click "Settings..."
Make sure "Enable press and hold for right-clicking" is unchecked.
Click OK.
Select the "Flicks" tab
Make sure that "Use flicks to perform common actions quickly and easily" is unchecked.
Click Apply, and OK.
This should solve the problem.  Perhaps someone else can add details if there is a way to disable these features while a given application has focus.  Perhaps this is part of the API, because ArtRage didn't seem to have this problem (it also appears to be a full screen app?). References: http://www.tabletpcbuzz.com/showthread.php?t=35570 http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/showthread.php?t=15949&page=2i7 920/Asus P6T Deluxe V2/6GB Corsair RAM/evga GTX 260(216)

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soo i've had this problem ever since i formatted my original art laptop.

i'm using a wacom intous small, and any type of driver i use [latest, or the previous version] is pulling up this error message;
"api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll is missing, please re-install it"
and i've read online that i should install microsoft visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 ?? but when i install it, i get a unknown error and it'll show up in my uninstallable programs list, but the wacom driver still will refuse to install with the same error message. i've tried installing on 3 different laptops and still no luck??

general information;
i'm wanting to install this on a windows 7 compaq presario CQ56. the drivers claim to be able to handle windows 7 [i've actually installed the drivers on my old vista before, and there wasn't an issue]

i'm not sure where to go from here???

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Hello members of Seven Forums! This is my first post here, and I'm not too familiar with the forums, but I am looking forward to be a part of the community

Anyway, since I have seen lots of useful solutions to most of my Win 7 problems, I am posting a problem which I am experiencing with my Wacom Tablet and Windows 7.

I got a Wacom Bamboo Fun Tablet for Christmas 2009, and was using it with my old computer.
When I got a new PC last year I plugged my Tablet into the computers and Windows installed its drivers and I installed its additional included drivers through its installation CD.
For months, everything was working fine and I got these additional cool features, such as an effect every time I tap or double tap on the screen (A little circle would go outwards from the pointer), get to draw on Stickies, which is handy for me as it is like a checklist, and the handwriting feature on Messenger 2010 would detect pressure, meaning the harder I press, the thicker the line is and vice versa.

All these features seemed to disappear after I changed one setting; disabling the 'Hold to Right Click' features as it was disallowing me to draw smoothly on my painting software and I already have a button for that on my pen. Then, the features stated just disappeared and I have no idea what caused them.
I have tried re-enabling the hold to right click feature and re-plugging in the device numerous times with no luck.

I don't know whether this is a hardware issue or caused by... Read more

A:Problem with Windows 7 and Wacom Tablet

You need to uninstall the drivers and reinstall them.

It is best to make sure all traces of the drivers are wiped with this;

Phyxion.net - Driver Sweeper

and then reinstall.

Regards....Mike Connor

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Here's the problem: I recently got a new computer with Windows 7 on it. I downloaded THE most recent Wacom driver for my intuous tablet but the pressure sensitity won't work. I think it has something to do with the fact that I can't save any software into the folder called Program Files which is always a folder where software goes. There's a strange folder I've never seen before called "Program Files (x86)" and some software doesn't approve of the strange characters; this is the folder that the software is installing on (unless the software rejects it). On my new computer, "Program Files" folder a read-only folder and I can't remove the read-only setting even though I'm the administrator. I get an error message saying "An error occurred in applying attributes to the file: C:\Program Files\Commo...\Alphabet.xml Access is denied."

I've saved Photoshop into a folder that I made called "Graphics Programs." So, my tablet is working just like a mouse except there is no pressure sensitivity for programs like Painter and Photoshop and probably Illustrator is the same. This is a huge problem for me. I also tried reinstalling the graphics software thinking that maybe it didn't work because it was there before I installed the tablet's driver...this didn't work.

I went to the control panel and opened the tablet settings. It allows me to test pressure sensitivity there and everything looks setup properly.

Anyways, it would be nice to fix this ... Read more

A:HELP! Wacom tablet has no pressure sensitivity!

hi sillylady , are you using the 64bit version of the operating system ? if so did you download the 64bit version of the graphic tablet's driver?

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hi,  i am new to this forum,     i am desoerately trying to find out if my wonderful old lenovo thinkpad t430s can supply 4k to my new wacom cintiq pro 16 tablet,   i have already tried to to connect it with mini display port cable and am receiving 2k but was hoping for 4k,   i seem to think i saw that on a list of old lenovo thinkpads that mine was 4k capable,    please could anyone let me know its at all possible,  thanks,  mick.

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Alright, so i have this drawing tablet and i dont know what happened but when i plug the coard into the side of the tablet, it doesnt work. I've had the tablet for about a year and i dont know what to do, it looks something inside the tablet but i dont have the technological knowledge to know what im doing with out making things worse. Anyone know how to fix this?

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I received a new large Wacom Pro last week, and since then, my life has been hell trying to get it to work.

Something specific to my Windows 7 machine is blocking the computer's ability to detect the tablet's driver, causing it to work erratically, be detected as a HID mouse, have no button detection, and have no pen sensitivity whatsoever.

I've uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers off the Wacom website several times and even replaced my Wacom Pro, but after getting it to work with no problems on other machines (after getting rid of KB3004394 on them, which confused the issue I was having), I've narrowed it down to this computer specifically.

I've tried different USB ports to no avail. My dinky little wacom Bamboo Pen installs right back in just fine on the same USB ports, so it can't be a USB hardware issue. The drivers that I download and the drivers Windows 7 downloads seem to be okay, and are probably why my tablet works at all.

This is what I think the problem is: something in Win 7 seems to be blocking the driver in the USB connection itself. This is due to me getting the error 'THE TABLET DRIVER WAS NOT FOUND' when I try to go into Wacom Tablet Properties. I've got no way beyond that to troubleshoot the problem, however.

Possible suspects:

- Around 11/12, my computer decided it was not genuine. I can't remember what I did that finally got rid of this error, but I think the Check Disk OS scanner that can be accessed through the disk properties menu. Up... Read more

A:Something in Win 7 blocking Wacom Pro tablet driver from working

Sounds weird... Looks like new drivers for USB devices are not a) installed correctly or b) installed, but windows cannot find them.

Have you tried uninstalling the Bamboo Pen drivers, this drivers, and then reinstalling the new drivers? Sometimes that tends to fix this kind of issues. If this doesn't do the trick for you, revert to an old restore point before 11/12, then try to install drivers. That BSOD is not normal... maybe reverting to the old restore point can fix both your tablet issues and the BSOD itself...

Hope this helps

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I have been using my Wacom Intuos Pro on my Lenovo with no problems until the cord came out. When I plugged the cord back in, it stopped working. I have tested the tablet on other computers and it works fine. However, will not work with the Lenovo. Occassionally when it does work, it jolts across the screen and clicks uncontrollably, rather than running smoothly. I have tried:restarting the Lenovoresetting the tabletreinstalling the drivers and services accessing Wacom tablet properties (an error says, "A supported tablet was not found on the system" even though it is plugged in)using the tablet's bluetooth properties (computer will not find it in bluetooth)removing the Wintab files as suggested by others on the forum with similar connectivity issues

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Hello all. I'm thinking of purchasing a Wacom tablet , the Cintig 21 UX , and it says that I have to have a graphics card that will support more than one monitor. Right now my monitor plugs into my motherboard so I guess my video card is part of the motherboard. I do have one more open slot , but I'm not sure how to identify it. The empty slot thats on the motherboard is a black one and it has only one divider to it thats aprox one sixth of the total size. The Wacom spec's say it needs a DVI or VGA connection and a USB port , and I have extra USB ports. My computer is a HP Media Center PC ( m7760n ) it's a year old with 2 gig's of ram - the display I have now is a HP w22 flat display. I need help to get the right graphics card ( I think the slot in my pc is a PCI slot but I'm not sure ) . I have CS3 Photoshop that I'm useing now. What and how do I do to go about getting the right stuff to make this all work ? Thanks for any help ! George

A:Wacom Tablet - witch graphics card ?

Here are the specs for your PC (HP is always the best place to look first, they have good info on each model).

Looks like you have a spare PCI express x 16 slot.

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I dunno what forum this should go in. Software or hardware? I think it's a tablet driver error as I've had them in the past, so I put it here.I was trying to add an application to the list to set specific preferences for and I always get this error.Thanks in advance for any help.

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I haven't been able to find any information regarding this anywhere.

I do not use my Wacom tablet more than two or three times a week but I do notice that at windows startup two processes/drivers are loaded...
and Tablet.exe
I am wondering if it is possible to disable these from loading at startup - in the hopes that they will load when I hook up my tablet via USB.

my computer/software specs are below...

thanks in advance

A:disabling Wacom Tablet software at startup

hate answering my own questions but in case someone else is looking for the solution...

from the UK Wacom forum
Go to services and set the startup mode for TabletService to manual. You can later start the service with a shortcut to the command 'net start tabletservice'.Click to expand...

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So I think this is an old Vista problem that has yet to go away (Windows Journal, Dual Monitor, Pen Tablet).

I have dual monitors, a Wacom Intuos3 tablet, and the latest drivers (6.1.3-5) for the tablet.

It actually works fine in most software. However, when I run Windows Journal, the eraser tool and lasso tool are both off set about 300 pixels to the left of where the pen cursor is. This happens based on the software tool... it doesn't matter if I use the pen end or the eraser end of the stylus, I still get the offset.

Turning off the 2nd monitor "fixes" the problem. But, obviously, I want both my monitors to work at the same time as the eraser and lasso tools.

I've contacted Wacom, but have yet to hear back. Other threads I've read suggest that Wacom might be waiting on Microsoft for a solution.

Anyone got any ideas?


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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 550 @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
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I have a Wacom CTE-440 graphics tablet that I used to run on my Win XP computer. I've now upgraded to a Win 7 computer, downloaded the new Wacom Win 7 driver but can't find where to set up the graphics tablet in the Control Panel like I used to in XP.

How do I set up the tablet to work on Win 7?

A:Solved: Using a Wacom graphics tablet with Windows 7

does this help

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I have a wacom tablet. I got it from my brother and he didnt give me the software. Its a Graphire 3(or 4 not sure) CTE-430 if that matters. I downloaded a driver from wacom.com for it. I am running windows XP and am using a Toshiba Tecra 8100 laptop.

Now my problem is that i cant seem to get the eraser function or the pressure sensitivity function (the darkening or growing of the cursor according to pressure) to work. It worked at one point when I first started using it but it randomly stopped working. It also doesnt seem to be fit to my screen size my brother said i might need to calbrate it with the software he didnt give me, and that I should try and download it.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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I just got a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 and the touchscreen was working great, but once I installed my Wacom Cintiq 12wx onto the laptop, the touchscreen completely stopped working. It seems like the laptop is confused on whether to use the wacom or the laptop as a tablet and I really want them to both work simultaneously. Has anyone else been able to get their laptop to work with a tablet? Any help would be greatly appreciated since this is the second thinkpad yoga 14 ive gotten since the first one did the same thing and I first assumed it was a computer issue.

A:Getting Thinkpad Yoga 14 to work with Wacom Tablet...

Hi banana74
Welcome to the forums.
Can you please post the full model number of your TP Yoga 14? are you using Windows 10 (64bits)?
I have tried my TP Y 14 with a Wacom Bamboo and I have no problem using both, the touchscreen with the Thinkpad Pen Pro and the Wacom Bamboo with his own pen.
Maybe what we can do first is try to update the Wacom drivers of your Thinkpad Yoga from the Lenovo support site of you model.

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I run XPSP3 and a new Asus motherbd with Core2duo cpu. I also have a PCI card with 2 rs232 9pin ports and a USB to serial adapter. I have not been able to get the Wacom drivers to find the tablet through any of these ports.

The ports show operating ok in the device manager.???? The same goes for the paralel port scanner. The scanner and tablet represent over $600, I can't afford to buy new ones. Is there any way to make them work with the new computer?

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I'm wanting to buy a Wacom bamboo splash tablet, but I'm struggling to find out if the tablet is compatible with Windows 8? It's saying Windows 7 but I'm not too sure if it can be used for Windows 8? Could anyone let me know please its pretty urgent!

A:Solved: For wacom graphics tablet fans.

The Wacom site does list Windows 8 drivers for it: http://us.wacom.com/en/support/drivers/

Addtional software such as ArtRage should be downloadable with the serial from their website: http://www.artrage.com/faqs/wacom-tablet-serial-numbers/

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A little while ago I (and the user Superbird, thank you!) were helping a friend of mine with a Vundo infection. Eventually, I had her install Online Armor, since I haven't come across any other firewall I liked. However, Online Armor did something very strange; even though she told it to allow Wacom processes, it blocked the drivers of her tablet. Uninstalling the program was the only way we could figure out how to fix it. She works as a professional artist and obviously cannot go without her tablet, but I don't want to have her install Comodo because it's always been obnoxiously intrusive for me.

tl;dr, Online Armor blocked tablet drivers, can we fix it so she can have both her tablet and her Online Armor?

Thank you!

A:Why would Online Armor break a Wacom tablet?

Was the Wacom processes previously installed?

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Hello, I've just got a new Yoga 260 with totally fresh install of Windows 10 v1511 (just before the Anniversary update).  Unfortunately, I have had to uninstall the Wacom Pen driver (WinTab) because it is slamming my CPU (well, slamming one of the two cores).  The WinTab service - specifically, "Tablet Service for ISD Driver" - sits pegged at about 50% - or one CPU core.  Of course this means the fan runs non stop, and my battery life is awful. So, I've uninstalled the WinTab driver for now.  I've lost pressure sensitivity with the stylus, but at least the CPU is better.  I just wanted someone at Lenovo to know so that they can look in to it and hopefully get an update.  I'm on version: Thanks!

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I have recently come across a very strange problem when trying to draw in Corel Painter 6 with my Wacom Intuos 9x12 tablet. When I press down with the pen tip, on the drawing surface, and draw, the line i draw is about 10 inches to the left of where the mouse pointer is, and about three inches above. This only happens when I use my tablet- the mouse draws properly, and this only happens in Painter. I have no issues with the tablet in any other software. Also, this is a recent problem. Thanks for any suggestions.

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Having a weird issue where my wacom tablet drivers get uninstalled or damaged everytime I shut my computer down and do a restart the next day. I have to do a daily fresh uninstall and install of the newest drivers for it to work that day then starting over from scratch the next day. I've tryed older versions of the drivers with no luck.

The software appears to be on my machine but when I try and open the Wacom Tablet properties from the Task Bar it prompts me with a window that says "No Tablet Drivers Found"

This just started happening after years of no issues. Really confused by this PC voodoo

Running XP 64bit service pack2

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I have been using the generic driver for my Wacom Grafire tablet but finally found an updated driver and installed it. I uninstalled the generic driver Windows 7 had automatically installed restarted and it reinstalled the old generic version instead of the new. I did this several times, each time stopping the Wacom customer services, uninstalling the pen tablet driver and restarting. I even changed my device management to manual but it didn't matter. It still automatically reinstalled the generic. Can you help?

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I was recently gifted the Wacom Intuos Pen & Touch tablet. Whenever I attempt to install the device, the installation finishes, the driver is downloaded and installed, and the software is in my system. The computer recognizes the device and the cursor tracks relative to my stylus' position over the tablet.

The problem is when I go into the settings to configure the device, I get an error that says "TABLET DRIVER WAS NOT FOUND". Because I cannot access the settings, I can't make any changes to tracking, sensitivity, and more. It's very problematic.

I've spoken with Wacom about this issue. This is what we have tried:Restarting its local Service
Stopping and Starting its local Service
Uninstalling all drivers and software and installing it again
Trying legacy drivers
Creating a new User account and attempting the installation again

When these solutions did not help, the conclusion was that my system either had a virus or my security program was too sensitive. I am using BitDefender Total Security 2015 and have Windows Defender and Windows Firewall disabled.

I spoke with a BitDefender tech support representative and we tried the following:Installing with On-Access Scanning turned off
Installing with Active Virus Control turned off
Installing with Firewall turned off

Nothing has succeeded.

Whatever the cause is, something is preventing this driver from either taking or being recognized.

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A:Table Driver was not Found, Wacom Tablet on Windows 7

I am having the exact same problem, and have been trying to troubleshoot it for the past few days. I have contacted Wacom about my case but they have yet to get back to me.

In the meantime, I tried all of what you mentioned:

Restarting its local Service
Stopping and Starting its local Service
Uninstalling all drivers and software and installing it again
Trying legacy drivers
Creating a new User account and attempting the installation again
This particular PC has had an Intuos3 and a Cintiq 12WX installed in the past, so addition to those, I also tried digging deep into my Registry Files (saved a backup beforehand) and removing any instances of Wacom, and also removing any instances of Wacom from my User AppData folders.

This has not worked, but my thinking right now is that this is one of two problems:
1. There are drivers buried deep into my OS that not even Windows Add/Remove Programs can get rid of, interfering with the Intuos Pro driver, or
2. (the one I'm leaning towards) Windows is simply not detecting the correct driver and Windows Update is obtaining an incorrect driver, or some generic tablet driver that allows it to at least function. Which results in it being useable, but the pen detection is sporadic and there is zero pressure sensitivity, and attempting to open Wacom Tablet Properties consistently results in the error "THE TABLET DRIVER WAS NOT FOUND."

The reason I say this is because even when I install straight from the disc, or through t... Read more

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I've downloaded the correct driver and got rid of the old one.
When I plug the tablet in the light goes on but it doesn't change to green like it should when I put the pen on it, and it doesn't register the pen is there.
When I go to Start > Pen Tablet > Pen Tablet Properties it comes up with a message that says "A supported tablet was not found on the system"
I haven't used it for a long time on this computer, but it used to work. It works on the other computer I tried it on, and the USB ports on the laptop I want to use it on are working.
What's wrong with it? Help! I need it tonight to work on coursework!

A:Urgent help needed - wacom bamboo one tablet not working!

Does anyone have any clue? I really need to get this working...

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I lost the palm rejection, and some of the pen functionality after a recent Windows update. Clicking the Wacom Pen icon in Control Panel results in a "tablet driver is not running" message. Computer information:Model Number: 20CDS02C00System Info: i7-4500U(3GHz),8GB RAM,256GB Solid State Drive,12.5in 1920x1080 LCD,Intel HD Graphics,Intel 802.11ac abgn Windows 10 Pro, version 1703, upgraded a few weeks ago I reinstalled the Wacom driver with no discernible results. Help will be highly welcomed. Thanks

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when running the most recent (and only) Wacom driver for my Intuos GD-0912-R wacom tablet (serial, not usb), my computer recognizes the  tablet (I see it in the device list), but no matter how often I install the driver 613-5 (or even the 612-5 version), there is "no driver installed" and the tablet doesn't work.  It lights up when I use the pen, but it doesn't work as a pointing device.   Can you please advice?  I've had this tablet for years, it works great on every other computer I've had.  I would understand a more limited support for Windows7, but nothing at all?  Can somebody please advice? Thank you Wim

A:Windows7 and Intuos Wacom serial tablet - no driver support?

You need to install WacomTablet_605-7 -- you can get that from the Wacom website, that is the highest-version wacom driver that supports serial port tablets.  I got mine to work today.  Here are the steps I've taken:

Download http://www.wacom.com/downloads/driver-detail.php?id=178 Right-click on WacomTablet_605-7 and select properties In the Compatibility Tab select "Run this program in compatibility mode for" Windows Vista
Select Run this program as an administrator in the Privelege Level group box Apply and close the properties dialog Run WacomTablet_605-7 After WacomTablet_605-7 finishes -- reboot Once Win7 reboots you will have a functioning Wacom Tablet
I've done this on my own system running Windows 7 Ultimate x64.  Device manager still shows a warning triangle under Other Devices -> WACOM GD, but the Wacom 4D mouse and the Wacom Stylus both work.
I hope this helps,

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Curse of the Jumping Cursor

Greetings to all who have been suffering from this insane malady. I have brand-new (Sept. 2011) DELL Inspirion N4110 laptop running Windows 7 & a Dynex wireless mouse. Disabling the Touchpad fixed it. Here's a mini Troubleshooting Guide for any who may wish to use it:

Disabling the Touchpad to Prevent Leaping & Jumping Erratic Cursor when using an external USB wireless mouse

Click the round 4-quartered Windows Start icon in the lower left menu bar.
Click Devices and Printers in the menu list.
RIGHT-Click your PC icon in the dialog box.
Click Mouse Settings. The Mouse Properties dialog box displays.
Click the Dell Touchpad tab.
Click the Touchpad icon. The Dell Touchpad dialog box displays.
Click Device Select
Under the Touchpad option, select Disable. (Items under theTouchpad Buttons option will no longer be available.)
Check the box that reads: Disable Touchpad/Pointing Stick when external USB mouse is present.
Click the Apply button. The amber light above your Touchpad and below your spacebar on your keyboard will glow.
Click OK.

NOTE: Whenever you restart your computer, it will take a while for the Touchpad to deactivate. Wait until the amber light above your Touchpad glows before you start typing again.

More Important Note: If you shut down your computer and then reboot after a long rest, it will seemingly ?forget? to turn off the Touchpad. So, if you ?pretend? that you?re going to turn off the Touchpad again using the above d... Read more

A:Prevent CURSOR JUMPING by Disabling Touchpad on Your Laptop

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

I have a Sony Vaio with the same problem, which was also cured by disabling the touchpad.

Thanks for posting, it will probably help a lot of people.

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I use my Yoga 720 15" for photo editing.  I use Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Photoshop CC.  The main issues are in Lightroom.  I also have odd USB issues where the color calibration changes.  I'll explain both.  1)  Lightroom  -  Several issues all only occur with Wacom Tablet and only occur after using the program for about 5 -10 minutes. If I switch to a different program (example: File Explorer), tap or make contact with that program and then return to Lightroom I am able to use Lightrom normally for about 5 - 10 minutes before it begins to get buggy again. Pen stops functioning on initial strokes.  I must double tap the pen to the tablet and upon contacting the tablet on the second tap I can then create a brush stroke. The verticle scroll bar moves in the opposite direction of the pen path.  So if I use the pen to move a slider down the slider will instead move up as my pen moves down.  If I attempt to slide the scroll slider down from the very top it attempts to move the screen up. In general the sliders in lightroom have a good bit of lag.  I'm kind of used to this since Lightroom has always been laggy on my machines when using a Wacom tablet.2) USB Devices cause Display Color Calibration to Change.    I use a Spyder 5 Elite to calibrate my screen.  I've never experienced this on any other machine and all use the same program/hardware.  On this Yoga 720 if I were ... Read more

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