I had the same issues with 3 brand new Cougars last June/July. I tried to install them on XP, Vista and Windows 7, tried to installed them on 5 different computers and nothing worked. I just bought a modded FCC2 Cougar off of a guy and I hope it works. It should be here on Nov 2nd.
i5-2500k @ 3.3, Asus P8Z77-V LE mobo Windows 7 64-bit, 8GB 1866mhz
EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB, 8800GT 512MB, 256GB SSD, 500GB WD, CH Franken-Potato (Stick, Throttle and Pedals)
TM Cougar MFD's, TrackIR 5, G15 keyboard