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Q: Wacom Drawing Tablet


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?


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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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Hi Lenovo community, I just got a drawing tablet. It's a HUION Kamvas (like a Wacom Cintiq). It connects via USB for tablet functionality (perhaps the Kamvas output) and HDMI cable for the graphics screen function to turn on. I can't get the tablet to project the Yoga laptop screen or get a dual screen. In the settings under "display", I couldn't get the tablet to connect via Bluetooth, or in any other discoverable way. I can't fix this through the HUION driver settings or reinstalling it. I've called LENOVO customer support and they said in order for my tablet to work, it needs to be an external monitor. I think the tablet is an external monitor through an HDMI connection. The tablet buttons and pen work alright because of the USB connection, but I bought this for the 'drawing on the tablet screen experience". The pen that I have for the Yoga is alright for quick sketches and notes, but I need the buttons and HUION drawing functionality. All I need to know is if there is a way to get the HDMI to project onto my tablet. Any advice would be helpful since I've out exercised my creative tech support juices! If it's all for not, then oh well, I'll just try another tablet. Thanks!

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Hello Guys,

I'm really conflicted here. and I can't seem to find any answers anywhere....

I don't know whether I should buy an official drawing tablet...or if I should buy this one Android tablet that I've wanted for a long time and just draw on that.

I'm thinking about the Samsung Galaxy Note . And it has some good drawing apps on it and the S pen would be nice... I just wanted to know if anyone else had experience with doing this, and if so, how do you like it?

Of course, I wouldn't use the Samsung tablet just for drawing...but I don't know if I'm willing to buy an actual drawing tablet...I don't know if I'm dedicated enough.

I heard that XP-Pen Deco Pro Drawing Tablet supports connection with Android 6.0 and above devices . Does anybody have experience with it .


Just...what do you think?

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I am looking for a program, preferably freeware, that is similar to Painter Classic. I used to use that program, but flaws in the program have rendered it unusable. Support for pressure sensitivity and the 'eraser' on the stylus would be ideal.


A:Best software for drawing using tablet?

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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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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.

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

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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

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Ok, I'll try to keep this fairly short and understandable...

So I got a new computer thrown together, and upgrade from my last one, and everything has been working fairly well. Ran into a few problems here and there, as there can be with computers built from scratch, but there is this one thing that isn't making any sense to me.

I've been busy re-installing all of the programs that I like to use, like Photoshop CS2, and I am trying to install my Hanvon 5*6 drawing tablet.

Now, I thought everything would be fine and dandy, seeing as all my other USB ports were working just fine, considering that I was able to transfer files from a flash drive and portable hard drive, but when I plugged in my tablet, an annoying bubble keeps popping up over and over and over again saying that the "USB Device is not Recognized" and all this nonsense about the device has malfunctioned.

I know well that my tablet is working just fine, because I plugged it into my brother's computer and it found the tablet like it should and installed it and worked just fine after installing the drivers.... So, why should my computer not recognize the tablet ether?

In short, my computer refuses to recognize my tablet, but it can use other things, like portable hard drives, flash drives, and my keyboard, just fine without complaining, (Note that my tablet fine works on other computers) and I have the tablet drivers installed and everything.

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A:Computer not recognizing Drawing Tablet

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Hello there

I've recently ran into a really annoying and to me, worrying, situation in which plugging in my drawing tablet to the front USB sockets manages to freeze my PC. Right as I plug it in there's just no response whatsoever. I haven't had that issue before with the same tablet and as far as I know there weren't any driver updates to it (pretty sure I'd have to do that manually anyways). My PC specs are posted below, the tablet is a Huion H420. I thought the issue was with one specific USB port, as they have in the past sometimes (quite randomly I've felt) gotten "overloaded" or something like that, but trying others I just got the same issue and the crashes require hard resets, which I believe I've seen aren't good for the hardware's health, so I'd really like to resolve the issue. I'll gladly provide any info that's needed.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8092 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (413 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., M5A97 R2.0
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

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So im kinda in drawing but with mouse its hard . I would liek to use tablet . My tablet is Lenovo B8080 -H.
I would like to controll my pc so if i touch tablets screen it will do as clicking on mouse .
Teamviewer doesnt work because if you slide it moves the screen not draws. Vnc too same thing .
I cant find any software that does something like that . If you have anything to help me pleas post.
My pc is win7 and my tablets android version is 4.4.2.

A:Using android tablet as drawing tool .

You can't use an Android table as an input device.
You need to search for a graphics tablet.
Something like this

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Hello everybody, first of all i'm new in this forum and this is my first post and my english is not the best

I recently installed Vista ultimate x64 (previously i used xp sp2 ) because i upgraded to 4gb of ram and xp doesn't recognize more than 3gb of ram.

I'm a digital artist and i heavily use graphic tablet ( Genius MousePen 8x6 ) for drawing in Photoshop CS3. I found x64 drivers for the tablet and i installed them and everything appeared to be ok.

But when i draw for example a simple line, there is a delay to appear the line on screen. I mean delay in miliseconds, but is very annoying and it makes difficult to draw.

In XP this was not happens, the line appeared in real time.

I noticed when i plug the tablet that there is an annoying window called "Tablet PC Input Panel", this could be the problem ? If yes how do i disable it ?

Or perhaps a hardware problem ? my cpu is Core 2 Quad q6600.

Thanx in advance!

A:Problem when drawing with graphic tablet...

Hi neboor!

This is a tough one indeed. However I'd like to present to you the tech support number for the makers of this product. Hopefully they can give you a solution and you can post it here!

Business Hours:
Mon-Fri 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.EST
website is GeniusEshop.com


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I have a fifteen inch XP-Pen Artist 15.6 ( I buy it from https://www.amazon.co.uk/Artist15-6-1920x1080-Graphics-Drawing-Battery-free/dp/B0785682VP ). I want to use it for drawing (love to draw people, nature, animals and sometimes abstract), graphic design and editing photos. I do want to have accuracy. I've read that small would be good because it all depends on the screen size in comparison to the actual tablet, but I've also read that you can get more accuracy with a slightly larger tablet. such as XP-Pen Artist22E ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Artist22E-Graphic-Interactive-Shortcut-Adjustable/dp/B01M28DHOA )I don't mind moving my hand a bit for accuracy. I've called best buy and all they say I cannot test the tablet, but I can buy it and return it if its not to my liking.

I'd really like to test it out however to choose. I've used small tablets before and recall having to do some zooming in for nice detail on the 15 inch. I no longer have one and would like to find the best fit. I guess I could be leaning toward either whatever is truly the best fit for me. I want to create beautiful works of art and to eventually do it professionally.

Let me know what you think is the best solution in this case. Thank you so much!

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does anyone know what's the best site to get replacement pens for a UC-Logic WP8060 tablet? I began noticing a crack in a pen I'm currently using.

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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.

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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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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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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.


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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 )

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Website: www.xperts.co.za/multiboot

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

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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HELP! I have a really old tablet and a really new computer, and they aren't playing well together. I have a Windows 10 HP desktop computer and a Wacom GD-0912-R tablet with a Serial D9 to USB adapter I bought from Amazon. Everything seemed to be plugging in alright and the little light on the top of the tablet is on, but it won't work. It responds to the pen touching it, but nothing happens onscreen. The newest driver I can find is for Windows 7. Is there a trick to get it to work? PLEASE HELP!

A:Help! Windows 10 trouble with a reeeally old drawing tablet!

I think your out of luck on this one. That device was brought to market in 1998 (18yrs ago). There are no drivers for windows 10 and this device. The device is nolonger supported, which means no one will be creating a new device driver. Sorry time to recycle.

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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
RAM: 6007 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 310, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 183129 MB, Free - 127496 MB; W: Total - 389377 MB, Free - 349341 MB; Z: Total - 381257 MB, Free - 274010 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0C2KJT
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2013, Updated and Enabled

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 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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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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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 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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