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Should I remove Pen Tablet?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,951
United States Rank #7,551
Reach 0.0427%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.58 days
371.23 days >
Average installed length: 195.06 days


5.3.2-1 0.12%
5.2.5-5 0.12% 1.54% 0.59% 1.54% 1.43% 13.54% 0.59% 2.97%
5.0.8-8 0.12% 1.54% 0.12% 0.71%

Pen Tablet

What is Pen Tablet?

This is the Pen Tablet hardware driver, a small computer program that allows your computer to interact with the Wacom Pen Tablet. This driver supports user-specific preferences in Windows.

About  (from Wacom Technology)

Get creative with this pen and tablet that feature multifinger touch gestures for enhanced control and 4 programmable ExpressKeys for simple shortcuts to your frequently used commands. Work together to ensure accurate control while editing photos and drawing. Plus 2 programmable switches on the pen allow easy access to...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 18% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named remove.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 26.72 MB (28,014,995 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wacom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tablet\pen
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Tablet\Pen\Remove.exe /u
Estimated size: 26.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pen Tablet

Program executable:remove.exe
Name:Wacom Technology, Corp. Deployer/Undeployer
Tablet Service Deployer/Undeployer
Path:C:\Program Files\tablet\pen\remove.exe
Additional files:
  • PrefUtil.exe - Wacom Technology, Corp. Preference Utility (Tablet Preference Utility)
  • Pen_Tablet.exe - Wacom Technology, Corp. Tablet Service (Tablet Service for consumer driver)
  • Consumer_CPL.exe - Wacom Technology, Corp. Control Panel (Control panel for consumer driver)
  • Pen_TabletUser.exe - Wacom Technology, Corp. User Module (Tablet user module for consumer driver)
  • WacomI18N.dll - Wacom internationalization library
  • Pen_TouchUser.exe - WTouch User Mode Driver (Touch User Mode Driver)
  • Pen_TouchService.exe - WTouch Service (Touch Service)
  • PenCal.exe - Pen Cal

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Pen_TouchService.exe runs as a service named 'Wacom Consumer Touch Service' (TouchServicePen).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PrefUtil.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PrefUtil.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\tablet\pen\prefutil.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002858352%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014358%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014225%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:160 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.27 MB
Total CPU:0.0000285592%
Kernel CPU:0.00002064%
User CPU:0.00000792%
Memory:4.87 MB
Total CPU:0.0004367175%
Kernel CPU:0.00029054%
User CPU:0.00014618%
I/O reads/min:6 Bytes
I/O writes/min:23 Bytes

How do I remove Pen Tablet?

You can uninstall Pen Tablet 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 Pen Tablet, 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 Pen Tablet.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.10%
Windows 10 13.90%
Windows Vista 13.18%
Windows XP 5.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.88%
Windows 7 Professional 15.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.75%
Windows 8.1 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.93%
  United Kingdom 6.26%
  France 6.16%
  Canada 5.12%
  Belgium 3.51%
  Australia 3.03%
  Italy 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.75%
  Spain 2.56%
  Sweden 1.42%
  Brazil 0.76%
  Finland 0.76%
  Mexico 0.76%
  Greece 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.30%
Dell 19.57%
Acer 9.68%
ASUS 5.81%
Toshiba 4.73%
Lenovo 4.09%
Samsung 2.80%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Intel 1.08%
Common models
HP TouchSmart tm2 Noteboo... 30.00%
HP EliteBook 2740p 5.71%
FUJITSU T900 3.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.14%
FUJITSU LifeBook T5010 2.29%

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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