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Thinkpad tablet pen problem

Hi, I have a new Thinkpad x61 tablet pc. Recently I noticed that the screen is no longer responsive to my pen. When I restarted wondows (vista business), it starts to work for some time and stops again. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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Re: Thinkpad tablet pen problem

It could be a problem with the pen but I am not positive. I knew someone who had a problem a little different from this but involving the pen not working how it should. They called the company they got the laptop from (Gateway in their case) and they were sent a new pen for free. Lenovo might do that if it's under warranty or you could buy a new pen. It could be a problem with the drivers, though, in which case I am not entirely sure what to do. Maybe reinstall?

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