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Windows 7: Need some Gamepad help

14 May 2010   #1
Reptlle

Windows 7
 
 
Need some Gamepad help

Hey guys

I recently bought a Genius Maxfire Grandias 12V gamepad. It works in windows 7 and everything, but the prob is it uses the generic drivers for it. So the problem is that the vibration doesn't work. Now on genius' website there is a supposed windows 7 driver, but I just can't get it to work. Installed it a billion times and it still uses the generic driver, tried disabling windows 7's automatic driver installation, but then when I install the genius driver, nothing happens. It just doesn't recognize the device.

I have searched through the whole damn internet, tried everything I could think of, and nothing worked. I have no idea what to do. I really want the vibration to work! If anyone has any suggestion, please help! I have search for a .inf file as well that I could maybe use to update the driver, but I have no idea what it is suppose to be called.

Thanks

EDIT: I used a extracting program to extract the so-called windows 7 driver, and it contained two dll files: jsdriver.dll and jspage.dll. They both install into C:\Windows\SysWOW64. So now I'm wondering if there shouldn't be some sort of .inf file or something? You can't install a device with two dll files, can you?


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15 May 2010   #2
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

JMO but thinki this is something you'll need to let the manufacturer know about so they can refine thier driver so the good vibrations work.Fabe
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16 May 2010   #3
Reptlle

Windows 7
 
 

Yeah, figured as much. I did email them about the issue. Hopefully they will reply... Will have to see. Thanks for the suggestion though. Much appreciated
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16 May 2010   #4
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Your welcome sorry didn't have any answer for you but hey that's what we're her for to try and help however we can. Fabe
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