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Connecting graphics tablet to a tablet computer

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    Connecting graphics tablet to a tablet computer

    My sister doesn't have a laptop, but she has a windows tablet. I got her a graphic drawing tablet for her birthday, and I was wondering if it were at all possible to hook the graphic tablet up to her windows tablet. I know about usb-to-mini usb adaptors and such, but the graphic tablet came with a disc to install onto the computer to work. So she probably can't use the graphic tablet on the windows tablet, can she? I just feel kind of bad sitting and drawing on my laptop while she's got to go sit at the desktop.

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    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    You should be able to copy the drivers and such for the graphics tablet to a USB drive and then copy them to someplace on her tablet. It also may be possible to download them from the graphic tablet mfr's website. It should then just be a matter of adapting the graphics tablet USB to the USB port of the tablet and then running the installer for the graphics tablet.
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    What sort of tablet is the windows tablet? Typically Micro and Mini USB ports are not USB host ports. A host port is required to connect a USB device to the tablet.

    I can tell you if it gas a host port if you provide the model.
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Connecting graphics tablet to a tablet computer
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