Built on the design of the Precision Pro, the Force Feedback Pro differed only in the inclusion of motors for the force feedback effects, and the lack of USB compatibility. Rich Hackney Apr 30, However, these competing software packages do not offer voice command systems. Newer USB versions of the SideWinder gamepad have a round digital directional pad instead of the more traditional cross-shaped directional pad, and lack the mode button. I have the same question For its electronics, the Precision Pro featured a refined hybrid system, resolving some of the hardware compatibility issues with the 3D Pro.

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windows 7 driver for sidewinder force feedback pro joystick

You will not be able to do any adjustments and the pedals will be separate if it is a wheel. I recently bought this steering wheel and it installs the driver very sidewider, but when i try to play driving games, the car is on reverse the whole time unless i push gas or put the gas in the middle Find More Posts by Mellon Head. Are you still using the Sidewinder? Your nickname or email address: CFG file from your Vista computer. Gaming Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback wheel drivers.

Im connecting it via a Soundblaster Live and using the gameport connection on the back of the card. 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.


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feedabck Microsoft also gave the rest of the Precision Pro a more rounded design, replacing the rectangular base buttons with more rounded versions at the top of the base, the slider-based throttle with a wheel-based throttle, and the base itself was made more rounded. Fred Iyc and Edie Adams [10] are among the 17 people who have signed it. In AugustMicrosoft viwta they were relaunching the SideWinder line of gaming peripherals, starting with the SideWinder Mouse.

It used a gameport connector to interface with the computer.

However, due to a flaw in the design of the Precision Pro, in rare cases the stick would build up a static charge in its electronics and require either a complex process to discharge that was not always successful, or simply needed to stay unpowered for a number of hours to slowly discharge on its own. In this mode, manual calibration was required, the four base-buttons no longer function and, the joystick would function essentially like a CH Flightstick Pro or Thrustmaster FCS depending on the mode selector switch.

The joystick’s popularity has created a small die-hard following, with many people still holding onto them despite their age. Have you tried installing the drivers in XP compatibility mode?

Signatures can be seen inside the joystick, on the base coverplate. I had the force feedback steering wheel which I loved but it also did not work well with Vista This is still the best joystick made The line was first launched in Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. You must log in or sign up to reply here.


It is actually better than the MS SW software. However, the detachable numpad was removed, and a numpad was instead attached permanently to the keyboard. Hi dpin, I would suggest you to uninstall the drivers and reinstall in Compatibility mode and check if the issue is resolved. This thread is locked. Sidewinder was old and being phased out by Microsoft when xp came out Video gaming products by Microsoft.

Yes, my password is: Infollowing a collaboration with Razer in creating the Microsoft Habu and Microsoft Reclusa, a gaming mouse and gaming keyboard sold under the plain Siddewinder Hardware brand, Microsoft resurrected the SideWinder brand with an all-new SideWinder Mouse, designed from the ground up for high-end PC gaming.

Microssoft Sidewinder force feedback pro & windows 7

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Find More Posts by Ranger4. Original Precision Pros remain incompatible with this converter, [11] but a user made converter exists.

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