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Microsoft KB Archive/173861

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"Car Engine Idle" Force Is Not Noticeable When Testing Forces

PSS ID Number: 173861

Article Last Modified on 9/16/2003

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback Pro 1.0
  • Microsoft SideWinder Game Controller software 3.02

This article was previously published under Q173861


When you test the Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback Pro, the Car Engine Idle force may not be noticeable.


The Force Feedback setting may be set to Low.


Increase the Force Feedback setting to Medium or High. To do so, use the following steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Game Controllers.
  3. In the Game Controllers box, click Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback Pro, and then click Properties.
  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Move the Force Feedback slider to Medium or High.
  6. Click OK until you return to Windows.

For more information about solving problems related to SideWinder Game Controllers, use the SideWinder Game Controllers Troubleshooter located at the following Microsoft Web site:

Additional query words: side winder forces joy stick feed back

Keywords: kbenv kbprb KB173861
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