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Pen sensor problems

My pen has been recently having some problems. I have to press a little extra hard every time for it to work, and when I press down and let go again the green light stays on for a second. It's been causing me problems when I scroll and sometimes when I draw. I think it might be a sensor problem. If it is, how do I take out the nib?

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You take out the nib by using a pair of tweezers or a nail clipper but, (now this is what happened to me) is your tablet plugged straight into your computer OR into a usb ADAPTER as if you do that, sometimes it completely mucks things up. make sure it goes straight into your computer as when i did this my tablet was fine

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