Question about Aiptek HyperPen 12000U (HYPERPEN12000U) Graphic Tablet

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Windows Vista Issues

My tablet worked perfectly until I got a new laptop, Windows Vista. The curser spazzes out and jumps across the screen wherever it feels like. Often when I don't even apply pressure at all, the mouse will keep skipping back to one place. (In Photoshop, it was like two conflicting sources of mouse when I tried drawing.) I've tried many things. I've tried calibrating it, but that only works for about a minute. I've unplugged it an tried using it in every USB port. I've restarted my laptop. Yes, the driver is installed. I've even disabled my laptop's mouse! What the heck should I do?!

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  • Abby Smith Jul 27, 2007

    I doubt so. I've checked for an updated driver, finding out they have a new tablet out just for Windows Vista. Bah. Well thanks for the help.

  • Anonymous May 08, 2008

    Windows Vista ...... same problems. Waiting solutions......

  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    I have this problem as well. I tried downloading other drivers (that ended up being around 3gigs!?), but the problem comes back after a few days or so...

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Omg... I just found out how to get around this problem, so see if it works for you. I found that I could download a special driver that would cause the 12000u aiptek tablet to work. Here's what it is called:

hp12000u_vista_driver_beta

Download the driver, restart your computer, and there ya go! Saved me from having to spend even more money on a new pen tablet.

I found it simply by searching for "aiptek 12000u vista downloads" or whatever. Hope this helps!

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Well, the driver works but the sensitivity of the pen decreased heavily. I really have to scratch the pen over the tablet to draw a line. Not very comfortable way to draw..

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It may be a conflict with Windows Vista, it is most likely that you tablet manufacturers are aware of this issue and that they have either released updated drivers already, or that they are in the proccess of creating drivers to resolve this issue. These kinds of problems happen often when there is a platform change / new release

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

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