My problem however, like Soooooo many others was that in the 5 years of waiting for a “good” race sim. We’d all upgraded to Windows XP. To our disbelief, Saitek weren’t going to offer support for the new operating system.
Fortunately however I stumbled across a post in the Saitek forum regarding the R4. XYR a person on the forum posted a mod to change the hardware ID for the R4 into a Microsoft Force Feedback Wheel and XP could recognize it.
Figuring I had nothing to loose. I did the mod and it worked. WOOHOO!
For a while, this was enough. I could use the wheel again with full force feedback support. I was happy. Life was good.
But something wasn’t
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