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Intuos doesn't startup with computer ?

Intuos, Intuos Pro, Bamboo, Graphire, etc.
DianaD2
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Joined: Sat 2. May 2020, 13:21

Re: Intuos doesn't startup with computer ?

Postby DianaD2 » Sat 2. May 2020, 13:36

But it's nothing to do with the later versions of OS. I used a Wacom Intuos 4 with a Mac OS El Capitan for years. The Mac failed last spring and I got a new one with High Sierra (OS13). I installed the appropriate Wacom driver and the Intuous 4 tablet became active as soon as the Mac was turned on. That Wacom has just died a year later, I've put on an Intuous Pro with the latest drive and I can't use it until after I've logged in. It's the same Mac OS, just a newer Wacom drive. It's really annoying to have to keep a mouse on the desk just to log in.

wacom5
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Joined: Tue 8. Aug 2017, 14:35

Re: Intuos doesn't startup with computer ?

Postby wacom5 » Tue 5. May 2020, 12:50

Contrary to what you may think this is an OS issue. MacOSX does not allow the Wacom driver to run until after you log in making pen or touch inputs impossible. This is documented in the driver released notes: https://cdn.wacom.com/u/productsupport/drivers/mac/professional/releasenotes/Mac_6.3.39.html
The driver team has been looking for alternatives to make this work for a long time but it is not possible.
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