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Yes, I'd also like to know how to set the wheelpants off by default.
Please download and install the latest version of the software from your account if you are encountering this issue.
Just did it
I've just installed the latest version of the Warrior into FSX:SE and I can't reproduce either the stutters or the clickspot issue - the GPS 100 and Flight1 units have clickspots.
Can you submit a support ticket via the website so that we can investigate further?