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Bamboo tablet pen selecting everything

I have a macbook pro and a bamboo fun (small) tablet.
I've had a bamboo tablet for about 3 weeks but recently it got a really nasty habit of selecting everything. It's only gotten worse; untill now when it hasn't worked in 5 days. I've tryed everything i could think of to fix it but nothing works. I've updated drivers, rebooted my computer repeatedly (which seemed to work) and switched usb ports. I've even pluged the tablet into anouther computer and the pen still don't work. I think it is hardware. Even if you guys can't help me fix it; I'd appreciate if someone told me how i could avoid this happening again.

To make clear; i haven't dropped it and both the eraser and the pen part are selecting everything.

Thank you for the help

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SOURCE: Bamboo fun tablet pen not working

After having almost the same problem (I did not check to see if the eraser was working), I changed the nub (my bamboo came with a little bundle with tree of them. You can change it by bitting the tip to get it out and them inserting a new one.)

The thing is, it did not work at all at the time, but after the week end it came back...

Not much help...

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I've done what was described in here and glued the magnet back on the pen tip but it doesnt function the same anymore. Anyway thanks for the tips.


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I think you dropped the pen on its tip and broke the little ferrite sensing core.  You can try to repair it by gluing the core back together - it worked for me.  For detailed instructions on how to do it, go here: http://wishidknownthat.blogspot.com/2009/04/fixing-wacom-bamboo-pen.html  or you can try to swap the core for the eraser and the tip (more involved - you would need to be very good with a soldering iron to attempt this).  Either way - it's unfortunate that the pen is so fragile and that the user manual doesn't really warn you of this.
Good luck!

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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Hello,

I had the same problem when I got my laptop (Vista OS). The solution is to update the new driver for your bamboo. They are out of date so you need to go here: http://www.wacom.com/downloads/driver-detail.php?id=196 Updated @ Apr. 9, 2009

This update should allow Vista to find it.

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look on the DVD sleeve that it disc came in..theres two stickers and they have the serial numbers on them. it took me forever too.

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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