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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.

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  • miniboss Sep 09, 2008

    i think im having the same problem. my pen does register in "mouse mode" with pressure sensitivity, but i cant use it as a pen. the best i could do was lower the pen acceleration to zero in mouse mode, that way it gives the most pen-like feel. if anyone can help it would be great.

  • mikeandi Dec 30, 2008

    My pen won't work with any paintbrushes in Paint Shop Pro X2, but it works fine with other mouse functions. I can't figure it out. It has something to do with pressure sensitivity I believe.

  • iflurry Jan 09, 2009

    I said I had a similar problem, but that the eraser side of my pen still worked fine.

    It doesn't, it just started having the same problem.


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I had the same problem. Tried to re-install, install the newest software, but non of that worked. So what I did is knocked 3 times very hard with the other side of the pen on the tablet... and it's working fine now. I guess the tablet just needed a little boost. Hope this will do the trick for you too.

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I called tech support. Make sure you uninstall Pen Tablet (under control panel, add/remove) first, then reinstall. Also, I only seem to be able to get flicks to work in pen mode, not mouse mode.

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At first, my pen would only register as a mouse, and a prompt came up that said I needed to update my driver. After looking around on the internet, I found out the Wacom's internet site has driver updates. The primary driver update did not fix my problem, but the alternative update did.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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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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