When attempting to calibrate two different joysticks on my PC via the Game Controllers icon in Control Panel, I always get the same problem:
When going through the cross hair style settings for calibration, the central + sign doesn't move freely around the calibrations box as it should. This then affects performance when using it to play a game (normally pretty basic flight sim stuff that my son plays). I don't think it's the joysticks as it happens with both - could it be the graphics card or something?
One joystick is good old fashioned 6 button Microsoft Sidewinder (a bit old actually, doesn't even have a USB connection) and the other is a budget version, aGenius MaxFighter F-16U that I bought earlier this year. Both used to work perfectly. I run Windows XP Professional. My graphics/video card is an ATI Radeon 9250 with 128mb Many thanks
But it seems that I already have that driver for the MS Sidewinder. Had a brainwave - tried both joysticks on another PC - same problem, so I suspect the joysticks themselves must be at fault. Sorry to waste your time, thanks again.
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