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Maybe I'm an idiot, but how does this thing work?

1. The included Muse manual is useless; 2. What to do with all these buttons? 3. Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion will not let me open the Mac Driver update from the VisTablet site; 4. I've tried installing with enclosed disc several times, but when I click on the Pen Pad icon to change settings, I get a message saying "The tablet driver was not loaded at startup. Please re-install". 5. HELP! I've read many reviews of the Muse on Amazon and they claim this tablet is the greatest thing since sliced bread, but I'm a tablet newbie and I'm totally lost...

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    joshua_dolan Jul 10, 2013

    I have had nothing but trouble with my VisTablet Muse since I got it a couple years ago. The drivers are incomplete (they never added support for middle mouse button on the stylus) and have been a pain to get to load since OS X 10.6. Finally getting around to getting my setup running with 10.8 and I am having the same problem you are and I'm no slouch when it comes to loading and unloading kexts manually. (I have built several Hackintosh systems...) This thing works well enough when it works. Too bad most of the time it isn't working and you are spending your time getting their buggy drivers to load. Mine is going in the trash and I am going to get a Wacom.

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    joshua_dolan Jul 10, 2013

    Follow up: I was finally able to get mine to work again after going through every file I could find associated with the tablet, deleting them all, rebooting, re-installing, and finally trying a different mini USB cable. I still really have a distaste for the driver and their support (they just stopped responding to me when I was dealing with this on 10.6 two years back) and I still plan on getting a Wacom again. (Which I should have just done when I replaced my Graphire 3 when it died.)

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