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Are all of my microsoft controlers bin fodda?



Hi, Could anyone tell me if there is a way to get my old microsoft controlers working on windows xp? they are a few years old now but at the time cost me a fortune and they have hardley been used! I have a force feedback side winder joystick, and the force feedback steering wheel with pedals ( both of which cost just under £200 each at the time!) I also have two controlers, one of which you can just tilt to move left and right etc, Non of these controlers have USB conectors, and used to plug into the back of my old computer. Is there any way I can get them working again?

Thanks, Owen


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The only way I know of, is to install a card which allows you to connect them up, like an IDE soundcard. You will need the drivers for them too.


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Look on eBay for "15 pin usb" and you'll get some converters for the old 15 pin game connectors to USB.

Edit: I just realised they say "not compatible with Microsoft Sidewinder Joysticks" :-\

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