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Tablet PC Input Service - Windows Vista Service

Enables Tablet PC pen and ink functionality.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Automatic Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic Automatic
Business Automatic Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Tablet PC Input 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

Tablet PC Input Service logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Tablet PC Input Service fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the TabletInputService service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Tablet PC Input Service won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Tablet PC Input Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreTabletPCInputServiceWindowsVista.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 to save changes.

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 Vista installation media.