DirectInput Game

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Type: Manual Test


The DirectInput Game test is mostly automated, with some manual input at the very beginning to test axis functionality. This test relies on Dinput alone to ensure that the device you are testing is functioning as expected.


Joydrv relies on the Microsoft DirectInput API to test your device. This test is almost completely automated, except for the first axis functionality tests. Test results are given at the end of the test, in the test harness itself.
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System Restart Required: No
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Supported operating systems for Logo or Signature:
  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP



Software Requirements

The test tool requires the following software:

  • Supported operating system (see list above).
  • Software components included with the device that is being tested.
Hardware Requirements
  • Device to be tested
  • Computer that meets the minimum software requirements
  • Windows keyboard
  • Two-button pointing device
  • Color display monitor capable of at least 1024 by 768 resolution, 32-bits per pixel, 60 Hz
  • Hard drive with a minimum of 20 GB available on partition C:
  • x86
  • x64

Running DirectInput Game

Follow the on-screen instructions to put the devices axis to the maximum and minimum, when required. All other tests are automated.



Build date: 9/14/2012

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