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How to disable on screen keyboard on logon?

Yesterday I installed an old Wacom USB tablet just for fun, to see if it worked with Vista, and it did, since I've found a working driver. The only thing annoying me is that now my laptop has been ...
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How to Temporarily Disable Pen Input on Ubuntu (Jaunty) on Thinkpad X41

I have a Thinkpad X41 tablet PC on which I installed Ubuntu. Everything works fine, including pen input. However, there is a hardware problem which causes the mouse to erratically jump to the bottom ...
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What do I need to write Japanese (kanji) on my Mac?

I have a Macbook, but it's slightly too old to use Mac OS X 10.6's trackpad Chinese input. I have a Wacom tablet, but even though Mac OS X has had tablet character recognition since 10.2 and now ...
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Set TabletPC Screen Orientation (PC Mode Landscape, Tablet Mode Portrait)

How can you set a TabletPC orientation to default to Landscape in PC mode and Portrait in Tablet Mode. Everytime I swivel the the display from PC mode to Tablet mode I have to hit the Orienatation ...
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Can't connect to a share

I have a laptop with a Windows XP Tablet Edition installed. I have several users setup on the laptop (mostly me and my kids). When I try to connect to its administrative share via \DadLaptop\c$ ...
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Math Input Panel for Windows XP?

Windows 7 has a cool applet called Math Input Panel. Does anyone know if a version of this is available for Windows XP?
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Normal Windows XP on a tablet (HP tx2009)

My tablet HP tx2009 came with Vista pre-installed. However, since my organization had some Windows XP licenses lying unused, I thought of installing one on my tablet. After that, I also installed the ...
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Selective Pointer device remapping in linux

I just got an HP 2710p (hp tablet, with digitizer), and I've played around with linux for a while now, and thought I would go ahead and install it. Everything works fine, excepting normal tablet ...
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Tablet PC with no external ports - how to display on a projector?

I'm working on an app that runs on a Tablet PC. The tablet I have has no physical ports - only WiFi and Bluetooth. I need to figure out a way to show the Tablet's display on a projector. Presumably ...
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Restore Windows XP Tablet Edition on Acer TravelMate c110

I'm asked to see what I can do about Acer TraveMate c110 with pen that refused to work. Investigation showed that someone "smart" did something with Windows -- system information shows Windows XP ...
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Ink Desktop functionality for someone with a seperate tablet?

Ink Desktop is a program by microsoft that allows people with table PC's the ability to jot notes on their desktop background. I have a separate tablet and would also like to be able to draw on my ...
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Why won't the monitor go to sleep?

I have a Windows XP Tablet Edition running on an HP laptop. The laptop is always plugged in. I've set it up for the monitor to turn off after 10 minutes. Sometimes it works, sometimes it does not. ...
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A drawing tablet combined with a dual-monitor system issue

I have an Aiptek Media Tablet which I've used on my old computer for creating digital art. For about a month now, I also have a new Quad-core Windows Vista 64-bits system with plenty of disk space and ...
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Any way to repair the protective screen film on an old Fujitsu Stylistic LT C-500 Tablet?

I have a 10-year old tablet computer that I picked up for a song a few years ago. It works fine for me as a wireless webcam server. It uses a stylus and eventually I scratched the protective film ...
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Tablet will only double click after being plugged in a while

I have a Wacom Bamboo tablet and after a while of being plugged in, any tap will be seen as a double tap rather than a single tap. Restarting fixes the problem for a while but eventually comes back. ...
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How do tablets work?

I'm curious to know how stand-alone tablets work, in particular how tablet pens work. How do they tell when they're being tapped without any batteries?