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SideWinder Precision 2 not working under Vista

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Hello guys,Today I have upgraded to Windows Vista, installed FS X & FS 9 only to find out that Vista does not support my joystick (the latest SideWinder model from Microsoft!). It does not find a driver on my system nor on Windows Online. Can somebody please tell me how you can use this joystick under Vista?Thanks a bunch!Christopher

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"Latest" model is quite a dated model. I had to buy 2 when I got XP, because 1 wouldn't work on it. Perhaps you just can't use 2 on Vista.

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If its connected to an old game port, you are out of luck, I'am afraid. Vista doesn't support game ports, only usb joysticks are supported.

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I fixed the problem by re-installing Vista and leaving the SideWinder (which is the latest model, connected by USB) plugged in during the installation. This way the joystick got recognized. Too bad I have to install everything new again, but thanks god I got my (vital!) joystick to work now!Thanks for your help.

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