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

07 Mar 2010   #1

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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.

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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? :)
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