[jhb_airlines] Re: AAAAAAARG!!!!!!!!!! Yet Again

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 01:27:10 -0000

I may still have a spare powered 4 port USB hub (Belkin) if you need one.


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[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 15 December 2006 21:37
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: AAAAAAARG!!!!!!!!!! Yet Again

Blasted Chinese!
The replacement powered hub seems to have bitten the dust. Would I be
better installing extra USB sockets, via my PCI slots?

Gerry Winskill

Gerry Winskill wrote:

> Alex,
> Thanks for the info.
> In a way I'd hoped that a solution on the Pete Doson forum might be
> the answer. Ap[parently corruption of Simconnect is a known FSX issue.
> I followed the steps to repair it but no help. I'd suspected it
> wouldn't be because FS9 is also affected and doesn't, as far as I
> know, use Simconnect.
> It's also the case that, since trying to run the so far unregistered
> WideFS, the usb socket lights are unlit, on a couple of power hubs,
> though the power light is on. The GF Autopilot works but that doesn't
> route via a hub.
> I've also just moved the Pedal connector from a hub to a front USB2
> port and that's now active.
> All of which suggests yours is the correct solution.
> Could it have been caused by attempting to run the WideFS, from the
> networked machine?
> Turning to your server solution, is it possible to avoid the effects
> of finger trouble by using the XP disk to do a repair?
> Gerry Winskill
> Alex - Reheat.org wrote:
>> Hi Gerry,
>> It is quite common for the USB controller to become corrupted in XP,
>> however most users dont normally notice it as they just unplug, put
>> it back in and it works again. However with multiple input interfaces
>> this doesnt always work.
>> I would recommend re-installing the USB drivers, these are stored in
>> your i386 folder in XP (or on the disk depending on your install
>> options) To uninstall first you'd need to go into the device manager
>> and find your USB controller(s) and uninstall from there (preferable
>> in safe mode)
>> Worth trying, I normally end up doing it several times a year as I
>> often put any combination of devices in different ports whenever I
>> plug them in (a big no no in XP as it assigns a driver to a specific
>> port for a specified device)
>> All the best,
>> Alex
>> Gerry Winskill wrote:
>>> Suddenly, in either FS9 or FSX, my GF yoke, pedals and some of the
>>> other switches don't seem to be working.
>>> I've tried a Restore, to a couple of days ago. Fearing the
>>> installation, but not registration, of FSUIPC 4 and WideFS, I've
>>> uninstalled them.
>>> The only other thing that I can think of is that the USB connection
>>> route is corrupted. Is this possible?
>>> Gerry Winskill

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