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Game must also support FFB. I get the same error message whatever version of old windows I try. For its electronics, the Precision Pro featured a refined hybrid system, resolving some of the hardware compatibility issues with the 3D Pro. Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback wheel drivers.

Microsoft portal Video games portal. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Share Miceosoft Twitter Pinterest. In comparison whdel the earlier X6, anti-ghosting technology was added. Its well worth spending more and buying a quality wheel.

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. The puck also had its own volume control. I suggest you to install the XP driver in compatibility mode and check if it sidewibder.

Similar help and support threads. Sorry to bump such an old thread but hey, it’s an old wheel I got it working in Windows 7 64b ultimate.


Trouble is when I hooked it up, it apparently does not know Windows 7 x64bit from apple butter! OS Windows 7 Pro 64bit. Original Precision Pros remain incompatible with this converter, [11] but a user made converter exists. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Click Apply and then click OK. The term “SideWinder” describes many types of Microsoft’s PC game controllers including joysticksgamepads and steering wheels.

The Freestyle Pro, released inwas a unique gamepad, as the up-down-left-right directions in analogue mode were controlled by the physical movement of the controller, more precisely by the absolute pitch and roll position of the pad.

Star has been tested to meet all of the technical requirements to be compatible with. To which driver are you referingif it’s ppjoy then right click on the setup.

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The basis of Microsoft’s last generation of SideWinder joysticks, the Precision 2 design was a further refinement of the previous Precision Pro. Microsoft has not released the hardware specifications so that an open source driver could be sidewindeg.

The fact that this says that it is supported under Win7 makes me hopeful that the driver situation for Vista has been resolved but I can see no indication of that on the web. I can set the buttons on the wheel when the game is running on Win 7 32 but not on Win 7 Originally Posted by Cheesysocks.


The left side of the controller features an eight-direction d-pad which function varies depending on which mode the controller is on. Pots wear out quite quickly, the Microsoft Wheel has the same precision it did 18 months ago after hundreds of hours of use.

I didnt even needed to install drivers from cd! The SideWinder Force Feedback Wheel is a compact, yet rugged state-of-the-art force feedback enabled PC steering wheel that includes an easy to release clamp for quick attaching and removing, sturdy, non-slip pedals, and a power supply brick.

Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Racing Wheel – Vista and Win7 – Microsoft Community

So I was playing some Euro Truck simulator 2 yesterday, and since the wheels rotation is very limited, the wheel in game was very sensitive. Learn more about Amazon Prime. One person found this helpful.