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Graphire4 Pen Problem

When i put my pen near the tablet, the light turns green a little higher up than it did when i originally bought it. Also the cursor moves normally but it drags a box around with it ( when i am on the desktop etc ). If I am in photoshop it will draw the line even if i hover above the pad instead of letting me move my cursor to the spot then press my pen down. Any way to fix this?

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    same problem

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2007

    same problem. it already clicks (light turns green) even if it's not hitting the surface of the board. now i don't know if it's a pen problem or the board.

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2007

    Same problem... And I've used the tablet less than 40 times in the last year. It spent the last few months in a cloth pouch sitting in a drawer...

  • pennyroyal Dec 12, 2007

    I have the same problem as well, just started today.. I've emailed Wacom Support

  • Benno8113 Jan 16, 2008

    Yeah have the same problem, even tryied taking out the nib a few times still didn't work

  • Chicken Wing May 04, 2008

    Same here! and how exactly are you supposed to take out the nib?

  • HawaiianPete Jun 11, 2008

    Same problem. I stored it away for a few months and then plugged it in and the led will turn green when the pen is about an inch above the surface. Mouse works fine. I've tried the pen slap suggested below but didn't help.

  • luisotaviomc Jun 17, 2008

    I stored it for a couple of months, than last week I decided to plug it again, and guess what happened: It wouldn't work properly, it would be just as you guys described, but i didn't everything and i couldn't make it to work!

  • lyonlamb Jul 06, 2008

    Same problem, keeps drawing a box in the desktop and selecting text on the web.

  • dragon_cake Sep 15, 2008

    I just got mine out of storage and it does the exact same thing and I've smacked the pen around so much I'm afraid about breaking it....

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I left my ASUS memo pad smart 10.1" on for a couple of days, and forgot to shut it down. When I need to use it now I find that I cannot turn it on. I thought the battery was drained so I was charging it. After 1.5 hours, I tried to press the start bottom but it is still not turned on. The on/off bottom has a little right light on so I was assuming that it was charging. Please help.

    should I take it back to the electronic store which I got the pad from, and ask the staff to send it to an ASUS office to fix it?



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D< I had that problem, too, so instead i bought a different pen the silver one that goes with the wacom silver tablet ^^ (works perfectly)

Posted on Jan 13, 2008



I had the same problem - it was a problem withthe pen...just took the nib out and put it back in again a few times - then it just started working normally again

Posted on Dec 15, 2007



Throw it in the trash and get a proper tablet

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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