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Windows 7: Can a normal LCD Monitor be used as a Pen Tablet?

30 Aug 2011   #1
parnellm

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit SP1
 
 
Can a normal LCD Monitor be used as a Pen Tablet?

In my Windows 7 Professional's control panel I found a tool called "Tablet PC Settings." I opened it to see what it was. It reports that my HP w1907, which up to now I though was just a regular lcd monitor, can accept pen input.
If this is true and not some software glitch by the os, what drivers/software do I need to get it working? (FYI: My monitor did not come with a pen.)

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01 Sep 2011   #2
pooch

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello parnellm, Welcome to the forum

Your Monitor is not capable of pen input
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01 Sep 2011   #3
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If it isn't a touch-sensitive screen, then it won't work with a pen or touch input.
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01 Sep 2011   #4
parnellm

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

ok... so is it a glitch that windows is saying I can use it for pen input?
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01 Sep 2011   #5
pooch

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Could be, or Windows may have mistaken another device as being capable I really cannot answer
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02 Sep 2011   #6
UKMedia

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit (SP 1)
 
 

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