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Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

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Tenkira
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Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby Tenkira » Mon 4. Dec 2017, 05:58

So I have a Wacom bamboo tablet, decided to try using it recently and it didn't work. touching with my finger works but when i use the stylus nothing happens. and it clearly knows my tablet is connected
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But the wacom desktop center says nothing is connected..
Here's some more images for reference:
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And then when i click on what my mouse is hovering over, this message appears:
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Also I tried downloading bamboo dock manually but it gives me this message every time i try Image
I honestly don't know where I'm going wrong, I tried downloading the wacom CTH-470 drivers with windows 8 compatability, and i couldn't find the device in device manager but if I need to provide more pics for help I will do so

wacom1
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby wacom1 » Mon 4. Dec 2017, 07:45

First unplug and replug the USB cable, then go to Wacom Desktop Center -> backup settings -> reset settings. That should find the tablet. - Otherwise check if device manager shows a problem (under HID or mice and devices).

Tenkira
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby Tenkira » Tue 5. Dec 2017, 03:37

wacom1 wrote:First unplug and replug the USB cable, then go to Wacom Desktop Center -> backup settings -> reset settings. That should find the tablet. - Otherwise check if device manager shows a problem (under HID or mice and devices).

So I did what you first suggested, and it still didn't work. Also under device manager i didn't see anything not working as far as i can tell...
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for reference.
also, any suggestions to my bamboo dock not installing?

wacom1
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby wacom1 » Tue 5. Dec 2017, 09:27

Sorry I missed that your tablet is a Bamboo and needs another driver. Latest Bamboo driver is 5.3.5-3 from http://cdn.wacom.com/u/productsupport/d ... .3.5-3.exe

That driver doesn't include the Wacom desktop center. - So first unplug the tablet, go to Windows control panel for 'software and features', uninstall the entries for 'Wacom', 'tablet', 'pen tablet', if present. Then restart Windows, attach the tablet and install the driver. -

Bamboo Dock is discontinued and was taken offline since April 2016.

AnOldFart
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby AnOldFart » Fri 15. Dec 2017, 22:06

I bought a CTH670 only a couple of years ago and I am disgusted that although Windows has gone through multiple revision the Driver we have is still nearly as old as me, slight exaggeration as I think it was for early Win8.
The are a variety of right click problems which started in the Win10 Start Menu and needed us to disable Windows Ink.
EDGE now has right click problems, it does not work for some functions and I need to use a different device. Right click in on a Favourites entry for example
The driver stops working and I lose Touch and Wacom Preferences will not open with error message. Restarting a entry in SERVICES used to work but that entry seems to have disappeared in a recent Windows Update, so a full restart is now needed to get functionality back.
WHEN I QUIRED A PROBLEM SOME TIME AGO WITH WACOM, I WAS TOLD MY PRODUCT WAS OBSOLETE and no longer supported for Windows 10 (when on phone support I think). Many posts for EMEA SUPPORT with additional information have been ignored.

IT IS ABOUT TIME WACOM PUT SOME EFFORT INTO A NEW DRIVER FOR ALL OF US THAT PAID FOR AN EXPENSIVE ITEM, lots of us are not users in a business so no deprecation on tools etc pre profits and so the price we pay is real for us. If no new driver is forthcoming by the time the problems get to the point I need a new tablet it will not be a Wacom Tablet I purchase!

wacom1
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby wacom1 » Sat 16. Dec 2017, 17:16

The 5.3.5 driver works still quite well with Windows 10. - If you have problems with Windows Ink after the recent Fall Creators Update, report that to Microsoft. We see the same Windows Ink (rghtclick, scroll etc) problems on computers with competitor hardware and no Wacom driver. Changing the Wacom driver will not make any difference on how Windows Ink functions have been changed by Microsoft. - We can only advice to turn Windows Ink off and request Microsoft to change the Windows Ink functions back or allow switching between the previous Windows Ink functionality and the new behaviour.

Osleek
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby Osleek » Sun 29. Apr 2018, 09:32

Hi, I'm having the same problem with a Bamboo CTH 470 on my Windows 7. I tried all, including installing Adobe Air, with no respone. Were you able to fix all those problems? Because I don't know how to proceed in order to use my tablet. Thanks
(Problems: Tablet isn't recognised, Bamboo Dock failing with Adobe Air, and Adobe Air doesn't install properly)

wacom1
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby wacom1 » Mon 30. Apr 2018, 13:05

BambooDock is not working anymore since the server for that old software is turned off, but the tablet function should be fine with the 5.3.5 driver.

Lau2008
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby Lau2008 » Mon 27. Aug 2018, 08:14

Hello,

I tried what you asked on my Windows 10 PC ( I have the exact same problem). And it still doesn't work.
What could I do next?

For info, I have a CTH470/S

Thank you

wacom3
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Re: Wacom CTH-470 issues, help?

Postby wacom3 » Mon 27. Aug 2018, 10:42

HI, here we can only advice to turn Windows Ink off and request Microsoft to change the Windows Ink functions back or allow switching between the previous Windows Ink functionality and the new behavior.


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