Category: Input Device
Manufacturer: Creative Labs
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 4.6mb
Operating System: Windows XP/2K3
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.22A / June-23-2008
The Creative Game Port is a controller used to support joysticks and game pads on 32 bit systems. This device runs in the back ground but can be viewed from the device manager as creative game port, under game ports. Compatible game device is detected automatically by the driver when attached to the input interface. The Creative Game Port uses a wide range of input out instances and IRQ so users need to check whether they conflict with other devices. Some of the major issues with Creative Game Port is that user are required to switch their joysticks between digital and analog mode to make it work with the appropriate interface. Users also need to be aware that computer systems that use USB based game controllers have less support for analog Creative Game Port even though they are detected on device manger.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Creative Game Port is a Microsoft compatible device that comes with drivers that install in the windows or program directory. This works on 32-bit computers but has some support on 64 bit systems. The Creative Game Port is a non essential windows driver that runs in the background and can be viewed from the device manger under the sound and audio devices category located in control panel. If the device is properly installed without conflicts in the I/O or IRQ attached 2axis 2/4 button joysticks are automatically detected by the operating system and most games. However, systems with USB game controllers have less support for the legacy 15 pin game connector that is common on old sound cards. The Creative Game Port also doubles as synthesizer input output that supports digital and analog game mode. Therefore, it is essential that users switch their game pads to the appropriate digital or analog mode if they want it to work correctly. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Creative Game Port errors before installing any driver updates.