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Joystick not working on Windows 8 64-bit

Joystick not working on Windows 8 64-bit

I have previously enjoyed this game in Windows 7 with my Saitek joystick(s) (Yes, I have 2). I have never played it after I upgraded to Windows 8 for the past 6 months or so. Now, I find that no matter what I do (old version vs updated version, compatibility mode in 7/vista/xp) the game just does not detect my joystick. Is anyone running Windows 8 with a joystick to play BSP? Without the joystick it is really hard to nail achievements in flight missions.

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Re: Joystick not working on Windows 8 64-bit

ok after many trials here is what I found out: the game (up to the present moment) cannot detect my Saitek X52 joystick (maybe it's too advanced?), but it successfully detect the buttons and axes on my Saitek Cyborg Evo (purchased 10 years ago!). The "Control Layout" item is always grayed out in the "Options" page, but if I go to edit the control assignments and move the joystick it detects correctly. Not so bad, at least I have something to fly on.

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