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Windows 7: Switch Admin with standard

18 Dec 2014   #1
BobZolto

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Switch Admin with standard

I had a prob lem with my Wacom Intuos 4 tablet. It stopped working and Wacom support said it was caused by an Windows update. They told me that I should create a new user and install the driver there. I did create a new used and installed the driver, which made the Intuos 4 work again, but not with any of the programs I use it with (Adobe programs). All of those were installed in my Admin account, the only account I had on the machine. If I make the new account an Admin account and my old account a standard one will the driver installation be available in all accounts? If I open Photoshop in the new account, it does not have my preferences, etc. I don't really want to reinstall everything in the new account and redo the preferences. Any ideas?


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18 Dec 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bob,

Does everything work ok if you log on to your original account?
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18 Dec 2014   #3
BobZolto

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

No. But a Wacom tablet is not something like an iPad or a Surface. It's an interactive pen display used for fine work in creative apps such as Photoshop or Illustrator or for drawing. It is not a mini-computer.
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