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What does the wisptis.exe file do?

The wisptis.exe process is also known as Microsoft Pen and Touch Input Component or, as the case may be, Microsoft Tablet PC Platform Component and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System or, as the case may be, Microsoft Office Professional Edition. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of wisptis.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about wisptis.exe Microsoft Pen and Touch Input Component

wisptis.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Wisptis.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 293,376 bytes (41% of all these files), 189,952 bytes, 244,224 bytes or, as the case may be, 334,336 bytes.
This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The wisptis file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. Wisptis.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 18% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A wisptis.exe file has a 64% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder. In this case, the file size is usually 1,122,452 bytes. This particular software is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The wisptis file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Wisptis.exe is capable of supervise programs.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves wisptis.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about wisptis?

connected to MS journal viewer
Tablet input subsystem (further information...)
It's just bad designed and developed Microsoft utility responsible for using GDI objects by bunch of other programs (further information...)

Summary: 168 users judge wisptis.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 14 users consider it harmless. However, 50 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 32 users have already deleted wisptis.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall the program or Microsoft Office Professional Edition

To remove Microsoft Pen and Touch Input Component from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate the program or Microsoft Office Professional Edition in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if wisptis.exe (Microsoft Pen and Touch Input Component) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Microsoft Pen and Touch Input Component. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Microsoft Pen and Touch Input Component or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or wisptis.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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