Article ID: 878478
After you connect a Gravis GamePad Pro device to the game port on your computer, and after you install the drivers for that device, you experience both the following symptoms:
This problem occurs if you install the GamePad device by using the Gravis GamePad Pro (GamePort) device drivers that are included with Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or with Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).
To resolve this problem, install the device by using the "4-button gamepad" device drivers that are included in Windows. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.