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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Calibrating a Game Controller

Nothing takes the joy out of playing certain kinds of games more than a joystick that's out of whack. If you use a joystick or other game controller for your Windows 98–based games, you want to calibrate it so that Windows 98 understands its features (range of motion, throttle, rudder, and so on). Here are the steps to follow to calibrate a game controller:

1.
Select Start | Settings | Control Panel and select the Game Controllers icon. Windows 98 displays the Game Controllers dialog box, shown in Figure 8.14.
Figure 8.14. Use the Game Controllers dialog box to customize your joystick.
2.
If your game controller ...

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