How to Uninstall Wacom Driver

Wacom is a company that is best known for making pen computers, tablets and styluses.

If you ever want to uninstall the Wacom driver for your pen tablet or display, you can use this article as a brief guide on how to do it.

To uninstall your Wacom driver on a Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Disconnect all wired Wacom devices.
  2. Go to your Applications folder and find the Wacom Tablet folder.
  3. Inside it, run the Wacom Tablet Utility.
  4. Click the "Uninstall" button and wait for the process to complete.
  5. Reboot your Mac.
  6. Search for residual files and folders. You may need to manually delete files and folders in the following locations:
Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support

Macintosh HD/Library/Frameworks

Macintosh HD/Library/Internet Plugins

Macintosh HD/Library/Launch Agents

Macintosh HD/Library/Extensions

Macintosh HD/Library/LaunchDaemons

Macintosh HD/Library/PrivilegedHelperTools

Macintosh HD/Library/PreferencePanes

Macintosh HD/Library/Preferences
  1. Empty your Trash.

If you are uninstalling your Wacom driver on a PC, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to your Control Panel and open Programs and Features.
  2. In the list, find and right click on any Wacom Tablet entry, select Uninstall, then reboot your PC.
  3. Search for residual files and folders. You may need to manually delete files and folders in these locations:
C:\Program Files\Tablet

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\WTablet

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Temp\wactemp

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Wacom

Additionally, the following files are located in your C:\Windows\System32\ directory:

WacDriverDLCoinst.dll

Wacom_Tablet.dll

Wacom_Touch_Tablet.dll

WacomMT.dll

WacomTabletUserDefaults.xml

WacomTouchUserDefaults.xml

Wacom_Tablet.dat

If you first remove the Wacom Tablet from the Mac tablet utility and the Windows Programs and Features window, then remove residual files in the listed locations, you should have completely uninstalled your Wacom driver and associated files from your system.

February 19, 2021

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