sidewinder drivers - still rubbish?

By vega
Feb 17, 2004
  1. some years back, I bought a serial microsoft force feedback steering wheel and for a few months, was in gaming nirvana.
    However, after upgrading to win2000k (from win98), found that the drivers no longer worked and no update was made available, the basic drivers in w2000 did'nt facilitate force feedback and some of the functions on the wheel was disabled leaving me with £100 worth of plastic junk which was a crying shame particularly as the wheel was a superb performer.
    Three years later, I'm on the lookout for yet another wheel - the microsoft wheels are easily the best available and I'm sorely tempted to purchase one but can anyone tell me if there are any driver issues?
  2. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094

    Just curious .Did you try the compatibilty wizard on the old drivers/software ?
  3. vega

    vega TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 147

    I'v not actually used this feature before, I'll give it a go and let you know.
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