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Wacom Digitizer on W701 and Win 8.1

2014-09-02, 8:23 AM

Hi all,

I've the Lenovo Thinkpad W701 with Windows 8.1.

 

I installed the current driver (from 2010!!) for Windows 7 and everything works fine for some years.

 

But now I bought a new Wacom Intuos Pro. After installation of this drivers, the driver of the internal W701-digitizer crashes.

 

Another problem of the internal W701-Digitizer:

The work with current Adobe Cloud-products makes lot of problems: Photoshop CC uses the pen only with special tricks and Illustrator CC always crashes if the internal Wacom-driver is installed.

 

At office it's no problem - here I use the external newer Wacom Intuos.

But when travelling, the internal digitizer was a very nice function, which now doesn't work at my W701 since I installed the Intuos-Driver (I had to uninstall it, because it crashes evry time and it wasn't possible to start Adobe Illustrator, which has a problem with this old driver).

 

So I think, the driver from 2010 is too old and didn't really work under Windows 8.1, has conflicts with newer Wacom-tablets and didn't support current functionality like WIndows Ink (which is necessary for Photoshop and Illustrator).

 

Therefore my question:

Did anybody know, if there are actual drivers othe then the official offered Lenovo-Driver for the W701-digitizer?

 

Has anybody other also problems, running the internal W701-digitizer from Wacom together with newer Wacom-Tablets?

 

Thanks al lot,

Klaus

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Betreff: Wacom Digitizer on W701 and Win 8.1

2014-09-03, 9:44 AM

Thanks to the very good service of Wacom, I've a very good solution:

 

 You can download a current driver under

http://www.wacom.eu/index4.asp?pid=9278&lang=de

This driver works with the Thinkpad W701 digitizer and supports also all current requirements used by adobe.

 

Using this driver, you can additionally work with another Wacom-tablet (tested: The Intuos Pro) and Adobe Illustrator starts and all Adobe CC-products (Photoshop, Illustrator) are working very good with both digitizers: The Intuos AND the internal W701 Wacom digitizer.

 

My question: Why doesn't Lenovo also support this good solution on it's driver-site?

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Betreff: Wacom Digitizer on W701 and Win 8.1

2014-09-03, 9:44 AM

Thanks to the very good service of Wacom, I've a very good solution:

 

 You can download a current driver under

http://www.wacom.eu/index4.asp?pid=9278&lang=de

This driver works with the Thinkpad W701 digitizer and supports also all current requirements used by adobe.

 

Using this driver, you can additionally work with another Wacom-tablet (tested: The Intuos Pro) and Adobe Illustrator starts and all Adobe CC-products (Photoshop, Illustrator) are working very good with both digitizers: The Intuos AND the internal W701 Wacom digitizer.

 

My question: Why doesn't Lenovo also support this good solution on it's driver-site?

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