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    "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
    « on: August 18, 2017, 06:10:21 PM »
    I need to access my Pen and Touch Settings because i have problems with my Tablet, but whenever i want to switch to the second tab of the Window called "Pen and Touch" it just says that i need admin privilege to change the settings here. I AM the admin! Starting the control panel with cmd as admin didnt work, cant find the settings with gpedit either (followed tutorial).

    How can i do this??

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      Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
      « Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 05:21:39 AM »
      No answer on this? :(

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      Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
      « Reply #2 on: August 26, 2017, 04:46:03 PM »
      there may not be a member who can help that has yet to see this thread, or who knows the answer.
      as forums go, Computer Hope is not as big as some. :)

      it may also help to know your tablet make/model, the OS used and the exact error message you are receiving (with screenshot if possible).

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        Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
        « Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 08:46:48 AM »
        I already know how to fix the tablet prolem, i only need to be able to get into the options. YOu dont have to know anything about the actual tablet problem, i just have to know how to access those settings. Sorry that it is in German   ::)

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        Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
        « Reply #4 on: August 27, 2017, 08:56:52 AM »
        So is the tablet Make and Model top secret or something ? ?

        We ask for more info for a reason....
           
         
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        Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
        « Reply #5 on: August 27, 2017, 10:04:52 AM »
        The message does not indicate you require administrator privilege, but rather that the settings are disabled by the system administrator.

        This means that security policies/group policies are in effect disabling that feature altogether.

        The setting is under Administrative Templates->Windows Components->Tablet PC->Pen UX behaviors, and is listed as "prevent flicks".

        of course, those are the English terms; I imagine they would be displayed in a German equivalent.

        This setting was probably set by the preinstallation kit that the tablet manufacturer used to prepare the windows installation. Whether they had a reason for doing so would be another question!
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        Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
        « Reply #6 on: August 27, 2017, 10:16:46 AM »
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        as forums go, Computer Hope is not as big as some.

        You recruiting for your place now ? ?

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        Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
        « Reply #7 on: August 27, 2017, 12:41:18 PM »
        Reason i asked about Model # and Win ver is gpedit may be disabled as well...
           
         
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          Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
          « Reply #8 on: August 27, 2017, 01:58:12 PM »
          Ok.
          Tablet is Huion H420
          Win8 since its in the Win8 Section.
          gpedit wasnt there, i manually added it over a tutorial. I looked the problem up and people had the same issue, there was supposed to be something in gpedit to fix it but that wasnt there for me.

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          Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
          « Reply #9 on: August 27, 2017, 05:09:13 PM »
          Without gpedit, the policy can be altered in the registry:

          HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy Objects\{5DAD6736-E6DC-463C-98C8-0EB4D65C58BA}Machine\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\TabletPC

          I'm not sure but that {5DAD6736-E6DC-463C-98C8-0EB4D65C58BA} part might not always be the same. You'll want to look through all the {XXX...}Machine and {XXX...}User entries under Group Policy Objects.

          Alternatively, you should be able to find it as I did, by searching regedit for "Flicks" (it takes a while)
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          Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
          « Reply #10 on: August 27, 2017, 05:30:03 PM »
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          Win8 since its in the Win8 Section.

          Again this is why we ask questions...Home edition for both 8 and 10 come with gpedit disabled...
             
           
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            Re: "Pen and Touch" Settings as an admin
            « Reply #11 on: August 28, 2017, 06:53:49 AM »
            Group Policy Objects isnt there for me.

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