Saitek 8 buttons joystick Driver Download

Saitek Drivers

The 8 buttons joystick is a game controller manufactured by Saitek. If your game doesn't run smoothly, crashes or glitches or there is a lag time with your controller, try updating the driver. This driver - "" - has been downloaded 446 times and is rated 3 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 706.7 KB.

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Supported Models

8 buttons joystick



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Additional Notes

universal driver for 8 buttons joystick

Uploaded By

Arturo Rafael Martinez Retama (DG Member) on 1-Feb-2005

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 353 bytes 3 Apr 1998 181.7 KB 3 Apr 1998
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 3 Apr 1998
setup.lid 47 bytes 3 Apr 1998
SETUP.EXE 59.4 KB 3 Apr 1998
DATA.TAG 138 bytes 3 Apr 1998
os.dat 419 bytes 3 Apr 1998
setup.ins 58.3 KB 3 Apr 1998 8.0 KB 3 Apr 1998
SETUP.INI 85 bytes 3 Apr 1998
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 3 Apr 1998 110.5 KB 3 Apr 1998
lang.dat 352 bytes 3 Apr 1998
_INST32I.EX_ 316.2 KB 3 Apr 1998

How to Update 8 buttons joystick Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the 8 buttons joystick driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Saitek 8 buttons joystick into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Saitek Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Saitek website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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