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Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service - Windows 8 Service

Enables Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel pen and ink functionality.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service
Service name:TabletInputService
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\TabSvc.dll
Error control:normal
Group:PlugPlay
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the TabletInputService service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreTouchKeyboardandHandwritingPanelServiceWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

Note. Make sure that the TabSvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.