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Sidewinder precision2 windows7 setting

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  • Drivers
  • Windows 7
  • Joystick
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December 6, 2009 2:59:17 AM

French living in Japan, I just moved to windows 7 and wheninstalling Sidewinder joystick, the installation goes up to theend or step 1. then ask me me in an error message if I want to leave the set up program.

No way to go to step 2- settings and test.

In the device manager, the joystick does not appear. the CFS3 game recognise the joystick, it can be use, but there too...no way to adujst it or make buttons assignments....

Any ideas? Any new downloads availave for a driver compatible with Windows 7....?
Or do we have to wait for a new joystick to appear??

Any help appreciated, please be kind to contact me at:
montbrun01@hotmail.com

Thanking you all in advance

Philippe

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December 14, 2009 1:04:59 AM

Please do not post your email publicly. I've edited your message to remove it.

I suggest you visit Microsoft's website for Windows 7 drivers for your sidewinder. I doubt if the guys in Redmond would let such a premium product lose support, especially on their newer OS?
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September 9, 2011 10:29:26 AM

Microsoft don't support their joystick for pc any more, microsoft has mainly focused their controll pads for the x-box. No joystick support or drivers for windows 7, except the standart usb pnp driver.
This make the joystick from microsoft obsolete.

So have to look out for new joysticks that is supportd by windows 7 64 bit technology.
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