game controllers

  molby5 23:07 20 Mar 2007

hi there,

i have plugged in a usb gamepad and in control panel its says it is wokring fine and i can calibirate no problems but when i am config in a dos programme it cannot detect it ?

any ideas?


  phono 23:11 20 Mar 2007

Without loading drivers and possibly other software DOS does not support USB, as far as I know that is.

  molby5 23:21 20 Mar 2007

ah right, do you know what drivers/software?


  phono 23:31 20 Mar 2007

I can only suggest searching on Google for "enabling USB support in DOS", or something similar.

  molby5 23:32 20 Mar 2007

thanks for that,

much appreciated

  phono 23:34 20 Mar 2007

Try click here and click here and click here and click here for a start.

  molby5 23:49 20 Mar 2007

sorry to be a pain - how do you install these drivers?


  phono 00:50 21 Mar 2007

I am not too sure, some seem to be set up to run from a DOS bootdisk to allow access to USB drives for file copying purposes, either way you will have to copy the drivers/software on to whatever medium you intend to boot from, you would then have to edit your config.sys and/or autoexec.bat files to point DOS to where they are and subsequently load them.

Your best bet would be to do some research on Google where, hopefully, you should find links to the relevant downloads and sample entries for the config.sys and autoexec.bat files, sorry I can't be more explicit than that.

  phono 01:09 21 Mar 2007

Are these click here and click here any help?

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