Updated for lastest vJoy version 2.1.6 for Win8
Step by step Instructions:
If your machine doesn't recognise the Strategic Commander, install Microsoft SideWinder Strategic Commander
driver (HID complaint device / USB device)
included in Strategic Engine 1.3 by Philip Merwarth. (link below)
Install vJoy 2.1.6 by Shaul Eizikovich (link below)
Configure Vjoy for at least 12 buttons and X Y Z axis as target device 1.
You may need restart your computer after install and configure.
Download and run the Strategic Commander Axis Support Software and your device should support the analoge axis. (green download button below)
Link to Strategic Engine 1.3: download
Link to vJoy 2.1.6: download