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How to Fix Wacom driver update error 101?

Posted in General   JANUARY 12, 2022
Wacom Driver update error 101 fixed
Getting the Wacom driver update error 101 while trying to update the Wacom driver is a common error that various Wacom users are encountering but there has also been found an easy fix of this error, in the form of driver update from Device Manager or reinstalling the driver from the manufacturer website.
The most common culprit of your game or program not working properly is the Wacom driver update error 101.
We have found various ways in which you can fix the Wacom driver update error 101 in case the most straightforward ones don't work out.
So here, in this article, we will talk about the causes and fixes of Wacom driver update error 101.

What Causes Wacom driver update error 101?

Mostly, after you have installed the latest Windows 10 update or updated the Wacom tablet with its most recent update, will you see the Wacom driver update error 101.

The drivers required for running the additional programs or the devices might get outdated, deleted, overwritten or damaged when the system installs the latest Windows 10 updates installed software and as a result of this, you might start facing driver problems on your system.

How to Fix Wacom driver update error 101?

1. Reboot Wacom tablet

It is suggested to restart the Wacom tablet if you are getting the Wacom Driver Update Error 101 on your Wacom tablet.

Follow the given steps:

  • Click on the Search bar, then type Services and click on it.

Reboot Wacom Tablet

  • Locate TabletServiceWacom from the list and right-click on it. Then, choose Restart.

  • Restart the Wacom tablet.

The problem is probably solved now. Try restarting the device.

2. Using Device Manager Update Driver

You need to update the driver using the Device manager if the above solution didn't work for you to fix the Wacom driver update error 101.

Follow the given steps:

  • Make sure that your tablet is not linked to the Windows system.
  • Open Run box by pressing Win + R and type devmgmt.msc, then press Enter

Update Driver on Wacom Tablet

  • Open Device Manager and find Human Interface Devices.
  • To expand the option, click on the toggle and right-click Wacom Tablet.
  • Now, choose Update driver from the list

  • After this, just click on Search automatically for updated driver software.
  • Restart your device after the process is completed.

The Wacom driver automatically gets installed once you restart your system.

3. Update Driver Automatically

Updating the driver manually would not help many times as the Windows would not find the relevant drivers and will be unable to update the drivers.

You should update the Wacom driver using Driver Easy in this situation. It can detect and update the entire system drivers automatically just by scanning once.

Wacom Tablet

You just need to download the tool and install it on your device and it will scan for the faulty drivers and update them automatically.

4. Reinstall the Wacom driver

You could try reinstalling the latest driver if updating the drivers is not working for you.

Follow the given steps:

  • First, you have to visit the Wacom official website.
  • Then, enter your Wacom model in the search section and hit Enter.

  • After this, download & install the drivers.

  • To complete the installation process follow the onscreen instruction.

Restart your system after finishing the process and check if the error is solved.

5. Install Wacom Driver in Compatibility Mode

If the last fix didn't resolve the Wacom Driver Update Error 101 then the last resort is to install the driver in compatibility mode.

Follow the given steps:

  • Right-click and select Properties on the driver setup file.
  • Then, select Compatibility Tab.
  • After this, just click beside Run this program in Compatibility mode and from the drop-down menu choose operating system.

Install in compatibility mode

  • Click OK and run the setup.

We are very confident that installing the Wacom driver will fix the Wacom driver update error 101.


This was the full introduction to the causes and fixes of the Wacom driver update error 101.

We are confident that the given solutions will be very helpful to you. You can tell us your experience in the comment section and let us know if we went wrong somewhere.

All the best!