Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: HELP! Wacom tablet has no pressure sensitivity!

07 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
HELP! Wacom tablet has no pressure sensitivity!

Here's the problem: I recently got a new computer with Windows 7 on it. I downloaded THE most recent Wacom driver for my intuous tablet but the pressure sensitity won't work. I think it has something to do with the fact that I can't save any software into the folder called Program Files which is always a folder where software goes. There's a strange folder I've never seen before called "Program Files (x86)" and some software doesn't approve of the strange characters; this is the folder that the software is installing on (unless the software rejects it). On my new computer, "Program Files" folder a read-only folder and I can't remove the read-only setting even though I'm the administrator. I get an error message saying "An error occurred in applying attributes to the file: C:\Program Files\Commo...\Alphabet.xml Access is denied."

I've saved Photoshop into a folder that I made called "Graphics Programs." So, my tablet is working just like a mouse except there is no pressure sensitivity for programs like Painter and Photoshop and probably Illustrator is the same. This is a huge problem for me. I also tried reinstalling the graphics software thinking that maybe it didn't work because it was there before I installed the tablet's driver...this didn't work.

I went to the control panel and opened the tablet settings. It allows me to test pressure sensitivity there and everything looks setup properly.

Anyways, it would be nice to fix this ASAP. I've contacted the Wacom support but they may take a while to get back to me and I think the problem is that Programs folder.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

07 Mar 2010   #2

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

hi sillylady , are you using the 64bit version of the operating system ? if so did you download the 64bit version of the graphic tablet's driver?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 HELP! Wacom tablet has no pressure sensitivity!

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Graphics tablet lost pressure sensitivity
Suddenly today my tablet doesn't have pressure sensitivity in any programs. Tried all my usual tricks to get it working again and have even reinstalled the drivers but nothing works. What can I do? I have a Vistablet original.
Hardware & Devices
wacom tablet not working =x
It works on my admin account, but not on this one...I'm guessing the driver can't start up on this standard account? Is there a way to change this?
Hardware & Devices
Wacom Tablet Driver Not Found
I have downloaded and installed the latest driver for my Intuos3 Graphics Tablet and it works until I reboot, then it does not work. Checking the Wacom Tablet Properties in the Control Panel, I'm advised that the "Tablet Driver was not Found". What am I doing wrong? It worked just fine in XP!
Hardware & Devices
Digital tablet not pressure-sensitive?
the program i'm trying to use it with (paint tool sai) has its pressure sensitive settings on.. so i don't understand why it's not being pressure sensitive. what problems could have caused this and how can i fix it?? by the way, my tablet is a vistablet.
Hardware & Devices
Another Wacom tablet issue
or is it a Kaspersky issue? Sorry if this is in the wrong forum! My Wacom Intuos 2 tablet works fine, unless I try and use it with Kaspersky antivirus. The pen will not control the cursor within a Kaspersky box! I can move the cursor anywhere I like on the screen but as soon as it gets to the...
Hardware & Devices
WACOM digitizer and pressure sensitivity
7 works with WACOM tablet OOB, but there's no pressure sensitivity. If you install WACOM drivers you get pressure sensitivity but you lose almost all features of tablet PC support, e.g. the cursor becomes a normal mouse, you don't get the virtual keyboard side panel, and the right click doesn't...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:48.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App