Be sure to get the free version of ArtRage, particularly tablet friendly painter app. One of the best for stylus. Also get the Wacom tablet driver. It works fine, there's nothing wrong with it.
The felt nibs are wonderful feel, but costly with high shipping fee.
Pay close attention to your stylus response now as fresh install. Sooner than later added installs will chip away speed, not all at once but small degrees multiplied. Watch out with anti-virus and media players chosen. With 1Gz tablet for artwork managing resources is key.
Once your tablet is setup and running well, that's the time to make a drive image archive safety net. Acronis True Image has no equal for the task. With a slate, all the custom settings can be worth more not lost.
In your case, without recovery CD, XP Tablet would be very hard to find. It might be worth a call to Motion to see if they still offer 1400 recovery CD's. They won't for long if at all.
100% Old School tablet setup:
Sahara i440D - 4GB/500GB/7200 - Vista screams!
HP TC1100 1.2 - 2GB/160GB/5400 - Vista - portrait - primary computer.
HP TC1100 1.2 - 2GB/160GB/5400 - Vista - primary work computer.
HP TC1100 1.0 - 2GB/60GB/7200 - XP - laptop - partner's primary computer.
Acer 303xmi 1.6 - 2GB/100GB/7200 - Vista - laptop - work computer.
Motion M1300 1.0 - 2GB/60GB/7200 - Vista - semi-retired (needs repair).
Motion M1300 - for parts.
Motion M1400VA - awaiting resurrection.