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Getting a Joystick or gamepad to work

 
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StAiNdDavId
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2003 9:06 pm     Post subject: Getting a Joystick or gamepad to work Reply with quote

I have a WIndows 95 based pc, and my DOS games run fine, except for one thing, they dont read my joystick or my Gravis PC Gamepad. I have tried them both, and no, they are not connected at the sametime. In windows, they work, but no DOS games read them. PLEASE HELP ME! I want Descent and Jazz Jackrabbit both to use tem. THANX
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Kazer0
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2003 3:56 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Go to Game Controler in Control panel and set up generic 4 button gamepad, or standard joystick.[/list]
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StAiNdDaViD
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2003 8:07 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Tried it, didn't work.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2003 10:38 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Thou may need a joustck card and/or driver.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2003 4:00 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes- Pretty sure you may need to load some DOS config.sys/autoexec.bat driver for that thing to run in DOS from Win95 (like some of the old CD-ROMs do). I've got my original DOS/Win Gravis disk around someplace. When I find will send a PM.
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