Could require re-installing your other joystick. Squashman , Mar 29, A feature of the device is that the upper section is also a 2-axis motion controller with additional support for rotation. How satisfied are you with this reply? By phantom in forum FS In reply to Phil McCaffry’s post on January 31, But just as many who can’t get it to work, and have to resort to a registry hack for the stick to be recognized.

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XP drivers for MS Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro

The Strategic Commander is a highly ergonomic device, and resembles a large mouse in sidewibder, contoured for the left hand. Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro 1. This normally covers unresposnsive or just sticks that dont work.

Do you already have an account? The overall size and weight difference was not so great with the use of smaller motors.

How the devil to get the Sidewinder to work in WinXP?

Leo sapiens somewhere in the savannah Registered: As of OctoberMicrosoft no longer offers any gaming mice or keyboards in the US. The Precision Pro introduced a new stick that was far more ergonomic than the “geometric” design of the 3D Pro.


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So far I have had no luck getting them to work at all in XP! AirDave Dec 8, I have the same question You will lose force feedback in all other games though if you do this. Archived from the original on 6 February SquashmanMar 29, There’s a lot of graphics so give it time to load Have you tried removing the gameports from Device Manager and letting the system resync itself.

What is not available is software to program the joystick, i. A feature of the device is that the upper section is also a sidweinder motion controller with additional support for rotation. Short of buying a USB encoder chip and converting the stick to USB and writing a driver I can’t think of a guaranteed way to make it work. I was hoping someone has had the same problem and has joystock working Three buttons are located near the thumb in an arc.

Jan 19, Messages: Search entire site Use this form to perform a site-wide search for forum posts, news and reviews and videos. It featured a trigger button, a thumb button and a throttle wheel on left side of the base.


Jogstick these over and see if they help you. Xbox on Windows Phone Zune games. Microsoft Sidewinder force feedback pro I have been offered a microsoft sidewinder force feedback pro joystick, but on checking it out on-line on several sites I came across comments stating that it does the force feedback does not work with Windows XP SP2, thus making it next to useless for FS.

Microsoft Sidewinder force feedback pro

If you are prompted to remove “Shared” files, click No. RT Nov 9, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The revised joystick still featured a gameport connector but had additional circuitry for interfacing with USB, and was bundled with a USB converter a DIY converter project exists.

I used to be able to adjust the amount of force feedback the stick would apply, but I’m not sure the force feedback feature is being supported at all on Windows XP. WhiteyOMar 31,