Microsoft KB Archive/173800

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Moving Handle Causes Throttle to Move When Testing Joystick

ID: Q173800

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback Pro
  • Microsoft SideWinder Game Device software version 2.0


When you use the Game Controllers tool in Control Panel to test the Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback Pro, the throttle may seem to move while you are moving the joystick handle.


To resolve this issue, install the Microsoft SideWinder Game Controllers version 3.0 software. For additional information about how to obtain the latest version of the SideWinder software, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q179113 Availability of SideWinder Software Updates

Additional query words: side winder forces joy stick feed back kbimu

Keywords : kbtool swff kbimu
Version : WINDOWS:2.0
Platform : WINDOWS
Issue type : kbprb
Technology :

Last Reviewed: March 29, 1999
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