Re: Sidewinder precision 2 joystick drivers



fatman
07-10-2005, 01:55 AM
I,m using sidewinder 3dpro and it's there but it doesn't work,the the
gamenum.sys resoures are grayed out so I can't change the irq, that
file is corupt.Is there a work around?
On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 16:33:02 -0800, "edfred68"
<edfred68@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I have the exact issues as Bill on this thread. I load the Sidewinder 4.0
>software, manually load the Sidewinder Precision 2 drivers for the joystick,
>then restart the computer. The joystick comes up okay, I can even test and
>calibrate it, but when I try to use the record tab, I get the following
>error: RUNDLL: An exception occurred while trying to run "Shell32.dll,
>Control_Rundll joy.cpl" I have also loaded the native VIA USB 2.0 drivers,
>specifically the USB Enhanced Host Controller Driver only. I know it's
>definitely not a Windows XP SP2 compatibility issue because I loaded the
>sidewinder software on my other computer, a Intel 875P chipset-based Pentium
>4, and the program works perfectly. The computer with the issues is a VIA
>K8T800 Pro chipset for an AMD Athlon 64. Please help!
>
>"Joshua Smith [MSFT]" wrote:
>
>> You can go here to get a new disk.
>> Hardware and Software replacement
>> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;[ln];326246
>>
>> Joshua Smith
>> DirectInput and OpenGL Test Labs
>> Microsoft
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>> "Nathan McNulty" <nospam@msn.com> wrote in message
>> news:%230MUrmGpEHA.1300@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>> > Only drivers available there are for pre-XP machines.
>> >
>> > www.microsoft.com/hardware/
>> >
>> > ----
>> > Nathan McNulty
>> >
>> >
>> > Bob S. wrote:
>> >> At the MS site. Do a search for hardware / Sidewinder. They have a whole
>> >> area dedicated to these and you can download everything you need.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> "Chris" <w3cvw@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> >> news:37a901c4a30a$c839fb20$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> >>
>> >>>I had 2 get my computer rebuilt and ive lost my Cd with
>> >>>the drivers on. Any1 know where i can download them.
>> >>>Cheers.
>> >>
>> >>
>>
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Re: Sidewinder precision 2 joystick drivers