In it was a free upgrade disk for W Can settings be made to tell the machine that it is there or will the Microsoft sidewinder force feedback joystick just not function in that lash-up? Lots of questions; LOTS of thanks! Original Precision Pros remain incompatible with this converter, [11] but a user made converter exists. And it that is available how does one go about getting a driver that will function with a W-7 x64bit system. Sorry this didn’t help. Archived from the original on 8 February

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This means I have no XP. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums.

windows 7 driver for sidewinder force feedback pro joystick

These software packages only charge the host or server, whereas each person would have to own a Game Voice in order to use the hardware and software. Just ‘bagged it’ and ordered a Thrustmaster TM. You must log in or register to reply here. I am a die hard simmer If it has a game port there is no support on bit Windows, but you do have several options.

I had the force feedback steering wheel which I loved but it also did not work well with Vista Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.


Archived from the original on 8 February 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. Ill keep a close eye on it. sidewindfr

Before going deeper in the mentioned software, I’d like to know if there is any hope for that. It also just goes to show those of us who fly the vertial skies will continue to fly and enjoy the game of flight simulator be it combat or modern.

This has been done for one joystick and one wheel. I would suggest you to uninstall the drivers and reinstall in Compatibility mode and check if the issue is resolved.

Microssoft Sidewinder force feedback pro & windows 7

One of the main ideas in the Force Feedback 2 was the removal of the power brick. Force feedback should be there I must ask is that little furry friend of yours still around. In this high-tech -ie world it is amazing that no one has a ‘fix’ or forcce a pci board that will allow for the use of this heavy duty controller.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have no idea how this device work.

Windows 7 NOT compadible with Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro | IGN Boards

I called Microsoft Support several times, but they simply told me that my product is not in the “life cycle” anymore Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The device also has three movement axes; X, Y and Z rotation. I fly flight sim the latest version and I was looking forward to pushing the limits with my new computer new game and new add on version for that game but alas the hardware what was a microsoft product has let me down.


Hello shadesnice to see you still are around Sisewinder am sure this problem can be worked around. Trouble is when I hooked it up, it apparently does not know Windows 7 x64bit from apple vusta

Microsoft SideWinder – Wikipedia

Check out these MS websites to see if they help. Share This Page Tweet. Retrieved 19 October Oct 23, Messages: Or can I use the XP drivers? Through extensive configuration of the shift and command buttons, it is possible to create a total of 24 different vieta per configuration.

The buttons are also programmable, allowing the device to be used with other games and applications.