Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 6,542 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1 / Apr¬†2001
The SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 is one of the wide varieties of digital game controlling devices manufactured by Microsoft Corporation for use by PCs. Although it is intended for application with computers running on Windows operating system as highlighted above, the SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 game controller can also be used with Linux, UNIX and Macintosh operating systems. The term SideWinder is used in reference to the SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 game controller because it mainly uses joysticks, steering wheels and game pads, which are operated from its sides, as the main input devices. The compatibility of the game controller with the USB 2.0 port connection makes its widely acceptable for use with a multiplicity of computers. The latest version of drivers is recommended for use since older versions may develop errors with other hardware devices.
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
SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 is an unparalleled game controller that has an amazingly comfortable design and offers fully-functional multipad gaming features. In games requiring much skill and aptitude, the SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 offer users an opportunity to compete effectively and enjoy the game on the PC. The device's games are designed to ensure that users enjoy fast responses in sports, fighting, racing, as well as arcade-designed games. The complications created by using many buttons have been eliminated by use of fewer buttons. The game incorporated in the SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 includes six action buttons that can be programmed to perform particular tasks. The programmability depends on the kind of Microsoft Windows operating system being used. The SideWinder boosts total control peaks of games and enhances the performance of various aspects in particular games. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SideWinder Game Pad USB version 1.0 errors before installing any driver updates.