What does the WTClient.exe file do?
The WTClient.exe process is also known as Tablet Client Driver and is a part of Tablet Driver for Windows or, as the case may be, Tablet Driver for Win2000. This software is produced by Tablet Driver (www.wacom.com/productsupport/index.cfm). An obsolete or defective version of WTClient.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Tablet Client driver has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Tablet Client driver has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WTClient.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WTClient.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WTClient.exe Tablet Client driver
WTClient.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file WTClient.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 40,960 bytes (44% of all these files), 32,768 bytes or, as the case may be, 41,280 bytes.
When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. It is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 WTClient.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 WTClient?
|WTClient.exe is part of Tablet Client Driver. |
|It eats up CPU time. Restarts even after killing the process. |
|It's safe. it provides functionality to Pens & Tablets. |
Summary: One user judges WTClient.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall Tablet Driver for Windows or Tablet Driver for Win2000
To remove Tablet Client driver from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Tablet Driver for Windows or Tablet Driver for Win2000 in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if WTClient.exe (Tablet Client driver) 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 Tablet Client driver. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Tablet Client driver 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 WTClient.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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