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Microsoft KB Archive/175308

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Article ID: 175308

Article Last Modified on 1/22/2007


  • Microsoft SideWinder 3D Pro
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  • Microsoft SideWinder Game Pad 2.0
  • Microsoft SideWinder Precision Pro 2.0

This article was previously published under Q175308


When you paste a keystroke event into a game action in SideWinder Profile Editor, the keystroke may not be played in your game.


This behavior can occur if you paste a keystroke event that was recorded using Keystroke Only mode into a game action that was recorded with timing information. A time value of 1 millisecond is assigned to the keystroke. This value can be too fast for some games to recognize.


To resolve this issue, edit the time value of the keystroke. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Double-click the keystroke in the event viewer in SideWinder Profile Editor.

The event viewer is located at the bottom of the SideWinder Profile Editor window. It displays symbols for the events of the game action currently being recorded, changed, or played.

  1. Use the up arrow on the Time Control box to increase the time value to 50 or greater.

The Time Control box is located in the lower-right corner of the event viewer and is displayed only when a keystroke event is selected.


A time value of 50 is equal to 1/20th of a second. This value is recognized by most games.

Additional query words: nothing happens ignored recognized

Keywords: kbenv KB175308