Code 2 Depending on which device is failing, you may see either of two different messages. Microsoft has really given up on gameports starting with Win2K. WinXP still doesn’t acknowledge that I have a gameport, even with the “Creative Gameport” device installed. Sat Nov 16, 9: This driver has proven to be quite difficult to find. Matthew Tested on Windows 98SE.

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Gameport Problems in WinXP

Wed Dec 04, I have a SB Live 5. Thu Nov 14, 3: Wed Nov 20, 8: Right click on the sound card device and left click on update driver. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers option. Ars Tribunus Xreative et Subscriptor.

I had the same problem a few days ago with my old Gravis Gamepad. To reinstall the driver, do the following: Now, it seems that my gameport drivers are invalid or missing and this “Creative Multimedia Interface” is sitting under “Creative Miscellaneous Devices” when I go into Device Manager. Creative Sound Blaster Live 5. Mine was with a Microsoft Sidewinder.


This check box must be selected to avoid reinstallation issues. USB controllers work better anyway. Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. It would load, I’d burn of some energy in Descent, shutdown and the next time I’d boot Slund was back to square one.

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Jul 21, Posts: Sorry to say I had the same problem. Aug 13, Posts: It was detected as a digital joystick, and all the buttons and axes worked fine.

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If that doesn’t work, I might get a USB joystick. Other than that, Thanks and keep it up! Copyright – Creative Technology Ltd.

[SOLVED] SB Live! Gameport Doesn’t Work | Tech Support Guy

Code 2 To fix this, click Update Driver to update the device driver. Has anyone had this trouble before? I tried reinstalling the card, and using both the MS and Creative drivers, but no luck. Nobody wants to say it, but you probably need to get a sound card which doesn’t suck. Code 2 Depending on which device is failing, you may lice either of two different messages.


I took out my Microsoft Sidewinder 3D Precision Pro to play some Mech 4 Mercenaries, and the gameport is detected alright, but game controllers panel says that the joystick is not connected, when it is. The drivers get installed all right, and they say the device is working properly, but the gaming options in the Control Panel can’t detect my gamepad and claims that it is not connected.

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