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My Pen Doesn't Work

The pen activates at 5mm, not like moving around the screen, it clicks everything. The LED light is always green for it too. I tried changing the settings, but that didn't help at all. I even deleted the 'tablet.dat' file. I need help! My problem is the my computer says my pen is the mousesince It doesn't register correctly, I cant use the flick gestures.It also says I need to update my driver. When I hover my pen, it clicks and drags without my actually touching the tablet. For a few seconds at a time, it will act as if I'm dragging it when I'm not, then it will stop dragging and start again. It is a chronic problem that sometimes goes away if I don't use my tablet for a while. The "eraser" end of my pen works fine, I do not think it is a problem with the tablet itself.

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  • Toadsie Jan 27, 2009

    Yeah, my tablet does the same exact things. Still have no idea what to do about it though. If the eraser works, then it might have to do something with the coil inside, but my tablet pen is fairly new, it's a replacement pen directly from wacom, so I know that I havn't used it enough to damage it.

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I've got the exact same problem. I only bought my tablet in november. my eraser end fine but my pen doesnt work. my mouse seems to be the pen... need help please.

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Ya, i had teh same problem ... i had recenlty downloaded "pen attention" its a software that some guy made to make the pen curser look bigger in one note ... i uninstalled this program and now the problem is gone!!! so just make sure that you delete any programs that you have downloaded tht might be interfeering the the tablet's performance (especilaly programs or addons that my have been developed by non-wacom personelle for the tablet)

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I noticed this problem as well. I have a Bamboo Pen and Touch and whenever I hovered and hit one of my assigned buttons (I picked middle click) it would trigger the button click before I touched the tablet. I fixed this by going into Bamboo's Tablet properties, then under "Pen" there's an "advanced" button where you can pick between "Hover Click" or "Click & Tap". Choose click and tap to see if this fixes your problem.

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