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Hi all, I have a problem when I want to set the cooperative level the joystick. No matter what I do, I get an E_HANDLE error back. Here''s how I call the function: if(FAILED(hres = pdev->SetCooperativeLevel(hWndMain, DISCL_EXCLUSIVE | DISCL_FOREGROUND))) { } pdev is an LPDIRECTINPUTDEVICE8, created before with a call to CreateDevice() hWndMain.unused = 0. The strange thing is, it worked just fine with DInput7. Anyone can help? When I load up the Joystick example from the SDK, the call to SetCooperativeLevel() works fine there, yet I can''t get it to work in my own application.

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Its always a good habit to use

DISCL_NONEXCLUSIVE|DISCL_BACKGROUND

as I find that it usually works more often than not.

Also, From past experience I have found that the SetCooperativeLevel function (when using MFC) has to be created after the initial message loop has been performed. I.e. I had problems initialising Input devices in the OnCreate(.. handler and had to call it at a later time for it to work.

Dont know if that helps

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