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73GIAP_Milan
02-15-2004, 05:38 AM
AARRGHH! ! I CANNOT BELIEVE THIS !

I had made a post on stick setup some days ago, and someone recommended me to install the MS Sidewinder Gamesoftware...

My version 3.0 Original Sidewinder CD CANNOT install under WIN2K,...and the version 3.02 i found on MicroSUCKdotcom also refuses install...

Does someone have any link for MS Sidewinder software that WILL install under Win2K (my stick is a sidewinder precision pro - first series - NON FFB, an oldie, so the software has to be compatible pls)

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73GIAP_Milan
02-15-2004, 05:38 AM
AARRGHH! ! I CANNOT BELIEVE THIS !

I had made a post on stick setup some days ago, and someone recommended me to install the MS Sidewinder Gamesoftware...

My version 3.0 Original Sidewinder CD CANNOT install under WIN2K,...and the version 3.02 i found on MicroSUCKdotcom also refuses install...

Does someone have any link for MS Sidewinder software that WILL install under Win2K (my stick is a sidewinder precision pro - first series - NON FFB, an oldie, so the software has to be compatible pls)

Der Tote Baron a.k.a. SK_Black_Knight....
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HomeboyWu
02-15-2004, 06:00 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Der_Tote_Baron:
AARRGHH! ! I CANNOT BELIEVE THIS !

I had made a post on stick setup some days ago, and someone recommended me to install the MS Sidewinder Gamesoftware...

My version 3.0 Original Sidewinder CD CANNOT install under WIN2K,...and the version 3.02 i found on MicroSUCKdotcom also refuses install...

Does someone have any link for MS Sidewinder software that WILL install under Win2K (my stick is a sidewinder precision pro - first series - NON FFB, an oldie, so the software has to be compatible pls)

Der Tote Baron a.k.a. SK_Black_Knight....
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Try NOT installing any driver!

No, I mean it. Win2k might already have the sidewinder drivers in its library, at least WinXP does. I use WinXP and the sidewinder 3d pro works perfectly with the internal drivers. Win2k may be different though.

Taylortony
02-15-2004, 06:05 AM
tried looking through this lot?

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=sidewinder+precision+pro+drivers

Heavy_Weather
02-15-2004, 06:05 AM
hello there m8, is your stick made for USB ports? if not you might be able to buy a USB converter (small cable) and as long as your machine has a USB port on it, you might get away with just a plug and play option.

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Chuck_Older
02-15-2004, 08:06 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Der_Tote_Baron:
AARRGHH! ! I CANNOT BELIEVE THIS !

<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

This won't solve your problem, but I yelled this very phrase so many times I will not buy anohter piece of MS junk unless there is no substitute, and then I will regard it warily forever. It boggles my mind that so often, MS products don't like to work with other MS products.

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73GIAP_Milan
02-16-2004, 02:01 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>hello there m8, is your stick made for USB ports? if not you might be able to buy a USB converter (small cable) and as long as your machine has a USB port on it, you might get away with just a plug and play option.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
it is, and i do have that converter (came along in the box http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif) But someone told me, that when the stick is in the gameport, it has more functions than when in USB, that is why i'm still in gameport.

But it is NOT the driver i'm after, it's the Microsoft Game ControlCenter to create my own setup-profiles with..
My stick works perfect, i only have 9 buttons to assign, and with that ControlCenter software i can assign 20+ according to BPLizard..

the version that came on CD along with the stick refuses install on WIN2K, and i really need to assign more buttons on my stick http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

hope this makes my problem a bit more clear..

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M0NS
02-16-2004, 05:04 AM
Strange - I've got it running under w2k with no problems at all. Is it the cd that won't run or what? It must be possible to get the drivers from somewhere else.

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M0NS

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M0NS
02-16-2004, 05:11 AM
Oh I'm sorry - I'm running v4.0 so that's why.
Eh - try this:

http://download.microsoft.com/download/swinderfreestylepro/Install/3.02/w9x/en-us/SWGameEN.exe

It's not the v4.0 - I couldn't find it anywhere but it's gotta be out there somewhere.

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S!

M0NS

"So when Diogenes perceived that he was greatly excited and quite keyed up in mind with expectancy, he toyed with him and pulled him about in the hope that somehow he might be moved from his pride and thirst for glory and be able to sober up a little. For he noticed that at one time he was delighted, and at another grieved at the same thing, and that his soul was as unsettled as the weather at the solstices when both rain and sunshine come from the very same source."

(Dio Chrysostom "Discourse" 4.77-78)

73GIAP_Milan
02-16-2004, 09:58 AM
Well Mons, it is the cd that runs, only when i try to install the SWGame software (Ver. 3.0) i get the "Cannot install, wrong operating System"- error...

i also tried 3.02 already...same error..and resulted in me, nearly throwing my stick out of the window..

you mention a version 4, is that one also compatible with WIN2K?? if it is, pls pass me a link..

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BPLIzard
02-16-2004, 10:14 AM
Yes, the software that came with my stick was a version 4. Where do you live? If you live in the US then I can send it to you on a CD.

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M0NS
02-16-2004, 12:53 PM
Yup - I'm running the v4.0 with w2k with no problems - I can't figure why this version is not available - but this is typical MS! See if you can get it from BPLIzard - or else we must find another solution - perhaps through Messenger or something.
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S!

M0NS

"So when Diogenes perceived that he was greatly excited and quite keyed up in mind with expectancy, he toyed with him and pulled him about in the hope that somehow he might be moved from his pride and thirst for glory and be able to sober up a little. For he noticed that at one time he was delighted, and at another grieved at the same thing, and that his soul was as unsettled as the weather at the solstices when both rain and sunshine come from the very same source."

(Dio Chrysostom "Discourse" 4.77-78)

73GIAP_Milan
02-17-2004, 09:56 AM
Well, i'm from the Netherlands...so sending it on a CD by mail looks not really attractive to me.. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

maybe through msn can be a solution indeed...is there a way to PM around here on the boards?

then let's fix this as soon as possible then http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Der Tote Baron a.k.a. SK_Black_Knight....
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