If this is your first visit, welcome! The design incorporated a number of advanced features including adjustable weights, programmable macro mode, on- the- fly DPI change, and a built-in LCD display, the first ever found in a mouse. The Game Voice is an early voice chat device. I’m sure this only works with onboard gameports Goto into your BIOS and find the section that covers your peripherals. 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.

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Wish I could help more. I’ve heard it may work. The problem it something to do with the earlier ones being analog and XP will only work with digital sticks.

microsoft sidewinder force feedback pro on xp

Fri Dec 28, 8: RT Nov 9, WhiteyOFeeback 31, Thanks to the timing of the launch of the Precision Pro to coincide with the widespread launch of USB along sidewlnder ergonomic corrections and rarity of the static charge problem, the Precision Pro saw a much higher sales volume and review scores than the earlier 3D Pro. However, I do not see settings for Force Feedback controls. Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system.


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microsoft sidewinder force feedback pro on xp

Also, there are USB adapters available that allow you to work with game port controllers, for which you have to contact a hardware vendor or the manufacturer. Sat May 27, 8: Well, I’m sorry to say you are wrong on this. One can only hope that Microsoft decides it is worth their time to upgrade the Sidewinder software so that it works under XP with support for all their legacy gameport controllers.

Sorry this didn’t help. Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Microsoft Sidewinder force feedback pro It works with the drivers above.

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Log in or Sign up. Games will still recognize and use the joystick. Deedback joystick came in two varieties: The original gameport version had a pass-through, so additional joypads or joysticks could be used without unplugging the SideWinder, and also allowed the connection of up to four SideWinder gamepads working simultaneously. As for standalone gameports It also comes with a complete black design with red “LED Jets” on the back to make it stand out from the original and better fit the X6 keyboard.

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Sun May 28, Archived from the original on December 16, It was composed of two portions; there is a hinge between the two that allows you to rotate the right side up and down and from side to side.


Retrieved frce October The Strategic Commander is a highly ergonomic device, and resembles a large mouse in shape, contoured for the left hand. Remove the following registry keys, if they exist: I use Windows XP and a MS FF Pro version 1 on a game port and it works wonderful although my stick is getting really worn out by now due to heavy use for more than 6 years. The original Microsoft SideWinder gamepad had a digital directional joystock, six fire buttons, two trigger buttons, and a “Mode” and “Start” sidewimder.

As Microsoft’s first SideWinder joystick, the 3D Pro was responsible for setting the overall design as seen in all of Microsoft’s future joysticks. Microsoft Sidewinder force feedback pro Seem to remember pointing someone to this link some time ago to find the driver you ask about: Hey mate got the midrosoft problems as you describe in your posts.

Long fix procedure but it works.