Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver (WacomPen) Service Defaults in Windows 8

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

The Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the WacomPen service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver

1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win8_WacomPen_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. 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 corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.