JSI Tip 8283. Windows XP does not correctly detect a SideWinder Standard joystick?

When you plug a Microsoft SideWinder Standard joystick into the gameport of your Windows XP computer, the Control Panel / Game Controllers applet does NOT provide support for the joystick.

To workaround this lack of support:

1. Open the Control Panel / Game Controllers applet.

2. Select Microsoft SideWinder 3D Pro (under Controller) and press Remove.

3. Press Add.

4. Select 2-axis, 4-button joystick and press OK.

5. Press OK to close the Game Controllers applet.

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