USB Joystick in XP VM

I have been preparing to play some games on my XP VM that was a physical to virtual machine on VMware Fusion. One hurdle was getting Age of Mythology working which I have already posted about. The next was to see if I can use a joystick to play some flight sims. I have X-Wing Alliance loaded and just picked up Red Baron Pack on sale from Red Baron was a DOS game (they included dosbox to run it) but Red Baron 3D supported Direct 3D and the graphics do not look too bad so I will give that one a try. I plugged in a Logitech Wingman USB joystick and that sucker popped right up. I had no problems running the calibration wizard in control panel. Next thing – fire up a game and get some kills.

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