View Full Version : Vanishing Joystick

07-03-2002, 06:59 PM
Win 98se can no longer find my previously functional Sidewinder USB joystick.I've checked my USB hub/controllers, updated my 4in1's,patched the USB driver,read Microsoft's Knowledge base articles,checked my ports still work, re-loaded the software & gone quietly crazy. Any ideas? Microsoft mention a prob with AMD cpus over 350MHz with VIA chipsets ( Athlon 1.33/A7V133) but hey it used to be detected!
As a last resort does this sort of thang happen with XP?

Mr. C
07-03-2002, 07:08 PM
The USB problem MicroSoft talks about does have a fix.
You can get it here (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=12904&area=search&ordinal=99)

It's a tiny little download, but it does wonders. Good luck, I hope that hooks you up:)

07-03-2002, 09:24 PM
Sorry,forgot to say that was one of the fixes I tried and it

Mr. C
07-04-2002, 12:08 PM
Having any problems with other USB devices? If not, is there another PC that you can use to check the joystick?