Microsoft KB Archive/248108

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SideWinder 3D Pro for Macintosh: "No Joystick Found" Error Message

ID: Q248108

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft SideWinder 3D Pro for Macintosh, version 1.0


When you double-click the Microsoft SideWinder Game Device Editor icon on the Macintosh desktop, you may receive the following error message:

No Joystick Found.


This behavior can occur if the SideWinder 3D Pro extension is not enabled.


To enable the SideWinder 3D Pro extension:

  1. On the Apple menu, click Control Panels.
  2. Click Extensions Manager.
  3. Under Extensions, click to select the check box next to SideWinder 3D Pro Extension.
  4. On the Special menu, click Restart.
  5. On the desktop, double-click the SideWinder Game Device Editor icon.
  6. On the File menu, click Open.
  7. Click to select the game profile that you want to use.


The latest version of the SideWinder 3D Pro for the Macintosh software is available as a free download from the following Microsoft Web site:

Additional query words: 1.00 3dpromac joystick gaming controller

Keywords : kbhw kbimu
Version : MACINTOSH:1.0
Platform : MACINTOSH
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Last Reviewed: December 14, 1999
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