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Should I remove InklingSketchManager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,407
United States Rank #36,613
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.11 days
180.10 days >
Average installed length: 94.63 days


1.03.05 71.05%
1.02.08 28.95%



InklingSketchManager is a software program developed by Wacom Technology. The most common release is 1.03.05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named SketchManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 50.77 MB (53,236,448 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of InklingSketchManager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: inkling.wacom.com
Help link: www.wacom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wacom\Inkling Sketch Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F857B02C-B22C-42BC-9C78-F18BB7C6A55A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 50.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by InklingSketchManager

Program executable:SketchManager.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Wacom\Inkling Sketch Manager\SketchManager.exe
Additional files:
  • SketchManager.exe - Inkling (SketchManager)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QxtCore.dll
  • QxtGui.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SketchManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'sketchmanager' which loads as C:\Program Files\Wacom\Inkling Sketch Manager\SketchManager.exe tray.

How do I remove InklingSketchManager?

You can uninstall InklingSketchManager from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program InklingSketchManager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove InklingSketchManager.

Win 10 58%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.89%
Windows 7 39.47%
Windows XP 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.68%
Windows 10 Pro 13.16%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.18%
  United Kingdom 12.24%
  Norway 4.08%
  Australia 4.08%
  Canada 4.08%
  Singapore 2.04%
  Brazil 2.04%
  India 2.04%
  Sweden 2.04%
  Ireland 2.04%
  Malaysia 2.04%
  BG 2.04%
  Malta 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.69%
Hewlett-Packard 20.69%
Acer 20.69%
ASUS 17.24%
Intel 6.90%
Lenovo 6.90%
Alienware 3.45%
Common models
MSI MS-7818 3.13%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 3.13%
LENOVO 252223U 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard p6520y 3.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.13%

About (from Wacom Technology Corp.)

At Wacom, we believe that technology should be easy to use and simple to understand.
Publisher URL: www.wacom.com


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