Flight Sim Controllers
Basic setup in Windows

Note that the details of what you see will vary depending on your operating system - Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows NT.

Analog controllers - Plug the joystick into the game port on the back of your PC.

USB controllers - Plug into your USB port - NOTE that many USB devices want you to install the software BEFORE plugging the device in - check the instructions that were provided with your device.

Click on start :

Then settings :

Then Control Panel

Click the Gaming Options icon

This interface will appear.

Your gaming device should show up. Click on it, then click "Properties" and you will be taken to a calibration and test interface.