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January 7, 2010
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about 11 months ago
Enumerating USB devices on windows takes so long because it tries checking windows update for new drivers EVERY TIME! There is a setting to prioritize local drivers THEN search windows update. It drops the time to enumerate from 30+ seconds to 2. We made it a group policy at work and now life is sweet. Check it out: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2500967 (for windows 7). It doesn’t address the issue of running out of COM port numbers, but hopefully you will find this information useful.
about 3 years ago
FYI: The joystick format in Roving Networks HID User Manual is incorrect (as of revision 1.1r)
The correct format is:
This means you can actually do up to 16 buttons instead of 8.
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