Windows Ink Services Platform Tablet Input Subsystem

wisptis.exe. What is it?

wisptis.exe is a pen input device tool for the Microsoft Tablet PC Platform. It means Windows Ink Services Platform Tablet Input Subsystem. wisptis.exe gets installed on your system, when you install Microsoft Office 2003, an Adobe product, or Journal Viewer via Windows Update. You cannot get rid of wisptis.exe by renaming or deleting it: Windows File Protection would cause it to get reinstalled the next time you run Adobe Acrobat, or Office 2003.

If you don't have a Tablet PC and don't want an unnecessary process eating up memory resources, you can uninstall Windows Journal using Add/remove programs in the Control Panel. Alternatively you could go to Regional Settings > Language > Details and remove Advanced Text Services.

Note: Some malware camouflage themselves as wisptis.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Thus check the wisptis.exe process on your pc whether it is pest. Be careful and make sure that wisptis.exe is not malware.


wisptis.exe should not be disabled, required for essential applications to work properly.


Author: Microsoft CorporationPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): %system%\WISPTIS.EXE
subfolder %WINDOWS%
File size: 189,952 bytes (67% of all occurrence), 194,560 bytes, 293,376 bytes, 293,888 bytes, 244,224 bytes


Malware risk: Scan your PC for viruses and Trojans
Some viruses infect computers while disguised in the form of legitimate files, like wisptis.exe. Run an antivirus scan to ensure your PC is clean and safe.
Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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by Joe Britt on Mar 26, 2009 at 11:50 PM

If wasn't for you guys, we would in a big mess!

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