Re: Microsoft Sidewinder Pro Joystick
Thanks for the infomation, looks like a new joystick purchase is on the
cards. That`s if Vista recognises it just like it recognises the 4 meg of
ram i have as 3.
"Nick Mason" wrote:
> TACR2 wrote:
> > Hi, can anyone advise on the following:
> > Having just purchased a new PC running Vista Ultimate I am unable to
> > connect my joystick as it doesn`t have a 15 pin socket only 9. Will
> > this joystick work if I purchase a USB joystick converter.
> > Any response ideas appreciated
> I had the same joystick with the gameport connector, I borrowed a gameport
> to USB converter that was supplied with a friends Sidewinder Pro and it
> didn't work for me and I was using an MS operating system, an MS joystick,
> an MS gameport to USB converter and MS FLight Simulator software!
> Microsoft used to supply a converter when they first made the change from
> game port joystick to USB. I think it was primarily meant for people who
> bought the USB joystick but either didn't have a USB port on their PC or
> were using the earlier version of Windows 95 that didn't support USB.