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After you shut down a Windows Vista Tablet PC-based computer, and then you detach an external monitor that you had set as the main monitor, the tablet pen does not work when you restart the operating system

Consider the following scenario on a Windows Vista Tablet PC-based computer:

  • You extend the desktop to an external monitor.
  • You set the external monitor as the main monitor.
  • You shut down the Windows Vista Tablet PC-based computer.
  • You detach the external monitor from the Windows Vista Tablet PC-based computer.

In this scenario, when you restart the operating system, and you use the built-in monitor, you may find that the tablet pen does not work.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB958453.

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