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MY GXT288 suddenly not recognized by game (PC version)


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  • A detailed description of the issue. Please include any error codes here.
    I have a TRUST GXT288 steering wheel that worked just fine in the game, but suddenly the game not recognizes it.  
  • Platform
    PC 
  • What version of the game you are using (Shown on the start screen in the bottom left corner of the screen) 
    1.14
  • Game-mode?
    My team mode
  • We need to be able to make your problem happen internally so we can fix the issue. Can you make the problem happen again?
    The problem still exist, so yes. 
  • How do you make the problem happen?
    Just playing the game, as usually.
  • What troubleshooting have you attempted? Please always try to attempt to fix the issue 
    Checked if my computer finds and connects to the steering wheel- ok. Tried the steering wheel on Euro Truck Simulator 2- ok. Tried turning off and on the game and the computer multiple times without success. 
  • What peripherals are you are using (gamepad, wheel make & model etc) 
    TRUST GXT 288
  • Any screenshots or video of the issue? If the video is long, please include a timestamp for when the issue appears.   
    Don't have. 
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This controller is literally a gamepad. Once it is detected successfully in Windows, then the only way to add it is as a custom controller configuration, it might name the wheel or it might detect as a controller, but remapping a detected schema will be the best option AFAIK.

I suggest you do as @BarryBL suggests, delete the hardware_settings_config.xml and verify Steam files. Then attempt to add/modify the schemas.

Trust.com - GXT 288 Taivo Racing Wheel

Ultimately however, it is not on the supported list so YMMV.

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Hi, 
I've tried what @BarryBL said and now the problem is that it is detected as xbox controller and when I try to edit the controls I just cannot assign the pedals- as they're not there. Meanwhile while I'm pushing the pedals in the previous menu it goes from top to bottom (so it finds them as another button I guess?). Anyway, do you know how I could assign my pedals? Thanks! 

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18 hours ago, DimitarKaloshev said:

Hi, 
I've tried what @BarryBL said and now the problem is that it is detected as xbox controller and when I try to edit the controls I just cannot assign the pedals- as they're not there. Meanwhile while I'm pushing the pedals in the previous menu it goes from top to bottom (so it finds them as another button I guess?). Anyway, do you know how I could assign my pedals? Thanks! 

Are they detected in Windows Control Panel? Try calibrating there?

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