The ForceFeel device is not detected if the software is already running. In case the ForceFeel is not recognized, the restart of the software necessary. The connection is detected only once, at the start of the ForceFeel Control Center.
The Settings page allows you to change the feedback mode (to Sound Capture or PC Control Mode). The bar below gives you the precise overview on the currently selected effects strength.
The status text shows if the connection with the ForceFeel Control software has been successfully established (either "No available devices!" or "Device opened successfully").