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Old 10-10-2019, 05:25 PM   #1
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Hi,

I'm thinking of uninstalling and then reinstalling DCS in hopes that my 3 Thrustmaster controllers will work in F-16. I've tried doing a repair, unplugging the controllers and checking all my DCS settings.... no joy! The F-18 works fine so DCS is seeing my controllers at some point.

My question, do I need to deactivater/ activate all my modules or will it carry over since there will be No hardware changes? Thanks in advance for your response!
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:46 PM   #2
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Hi

as long as the OS is the same and hardware is the same you will be ok for a reinstall without worrying about activation's.
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I'm thinking of uninstalling and then reinstalling DCS in hopes that my 3 Thrustmaster controllers will work in F-16. I've tried doing a repair ..

Before doing a reinstall, try the following: Rename the /saved games/DCS/ or /saved games/dcs.openbeta/ folder, say add a .bak at the end, like DCS.bak or DCS.OpenBeta.bak .. the next time you run DCS it will re-create the folder with a default config, where you can see if your controllers now get detected properly.
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Old 10-10-2019, 07:01 PM   #4
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Thank you both for your responses, very good information that I will utilize!
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