Like I said I installed the driver, once recognized by MSFS, I assigned the proper buttons and axis, save it. I did not use any buttons or wheels in the MFD, and if they where assigned by default to anything I removed it. You have to install the Programming Software as well which loads when booting your PC. It was from here that I created profiles for MSFS and X-Plane, so I have to remember when to use one or the other, but you see the icon in the Task Bar of all the software loaded, you will see the small icon for the Joystick that allows you to choose profile. My MFD always illuminates, as soon I connect the USB from the Hub to the computer. The connections between the Joystick and the throttle sometimes fails, it is the nature of the connection, not strong, push on the terminals inward to get a full connection. I do not use any other Saitek driver. I have a different machine with all the peripherals (Saitek panels, Alpha, Bravo units, MFG pedals, etc.) but I have never used the X52 in it. I use the X52 machine to test Community items, or items I find in the Forums, also to check in staff that works in one and not on the other one, both computers are the same hardware and power, and that is all about it. No other tricks. There is a way to reprogram button I and the green light that shows in your POV1, somebody published the way in the Forum, so if you do a search, you’ll find it, Sorry for the boring explain!!