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Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8 and it is a renamed version of the Tablet PC Input Service.

Windows 8

Default Description

Enables Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel pen and ink functionality.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): TabletInputService
Display Name: Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted

Log On As

Account: Local System account


Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Additional Reading

None at this time.