Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver (WacomPen) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Wacom Serial Pen Tablet HID Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver
Service name:WacomPen
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\wacompen.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WacomPen

Default Behavior

Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the WacomPen service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config WacomPen start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The WacomPen service is using the wacompen.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.