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Bluestacks controller support

I am currently trying to use an old wheel in real racing 3 emulated in blueStacks. This wheel works with directInput. When I plug it in the game notifies me I have plugged in a logitech controller. ...
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What wireless standard/protocol does the Xbox One controller use?

As in Wifi, Bluetooth etc. If its proprietary can you provide some details on it? Also I am not sure if this is the right place to post in, but I couldn't find any better Stack site.
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“Extra” pins on WD MyPassport hard drive controller board

I know that these pins are not "extra" but I'd like to know what they do... Are they jumpers like the old IDE hard drives had? The drive doesn't want to spin up anymore and I'd like to learn as ...
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Silicon Image storage controller

I am unable to update the BIOS for Silicon Image storage controller. How do I install and/or upgrade the BIOS?
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Game Wont start if joypad is plugged in

I have just gotten a speedlink Strike NX control pad to use on an XP PC for gta san andreas. I plugged in the controller, the found new hardware wizard failed and still keeps nagging me when I plug ...
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“Active Directory Users and Computers” isn't installed after installing Domain Controller

I installed a domain controller and attached it to my domain. It's all worked fine, but "Users and Computers" and "Sites and Services" etc. aren't installed... (all the management tools) EXTRA INFO: ...
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How to upgrade/change BIOS on VIA VT6421 add-in card (if possible)?

(In fact no duplicate, but meant as a complement of this question: Drivers for VT6421A Controller Card ) While Q935612 was for card drivers, mine is not. My question is OS independent, as I want to ...
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SiI SATALink 3112/3112A and its initialization problems with various hard drives

Well, this was an epic fail. I mean, my actual suspect was my Samsung drive (HD753LJ) which is why I went on e-bay to acquire me a WD one for comparison. Very same problem. And now I'm certain: it is ...
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Locking Xbox 360 Controller Input to specific window - Windows 7/8

Some programs and games have this implemented into the application but most don't. Is there an external way to lock the Xbox 360 controller input to a specific window? This is important for ...
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Using one S switch controller on 3 benq xl2430 monitors?

I currently own 3x Benq xl2430 monitors and have 3 S switch controllers that are connected to each their own monitor. An S switch controller has buttons and is used to direct through the monitor ...
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Do active USB extensions cables cause delay(game controller)?

How much of an input delay would cause using 2 active 5m USB extension cables with an xbox 360 3m wired controller? Also, any risk of input not going trought? I'm kinda forced to this kinda of ...
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Xbox One Controller stopped working on PC

I started playing with my xbox one controller a few months ago when i realized that it had controller support (new to pc realm). This enjoyment however, only lasted a few months due to the fact that ...
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Controller Error: Do I need to worry?

I have a HP Pavillion dv5224ea Laptop with Windows 7 on it. Recently I discovered a Error in Event Viewer: The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort1. (more details): - System ...
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How do I extract my old laptops display controller board? [closed]

I salvaged an amazing display from my old laptop, but can't find a fair-priced controller board. I found a few, but I want to make sure i can extract the board before I go out and buy a board to ...
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Can Storage Spaces drives be moved to a SAS controller without data loss?

I have an old file server with some 20 SATA drives attached to both mainboard and external controller cards. The machine is running Windows Server 2012 R2 and using Storage Spaces to pool the drives. ...
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RAID Disk failure - one per day (3ware 9650SE - Seagate Barracuda 3TB)

I have a RAID6 config, with 3ware 9650SE-8LPML card and 6x Seagate Barracuda 3000GB running from early 2012 (May?). Those HDD were quite big for that time. They always made a strange noise when ...
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How does Openflow decide which path to use?

In current networks, OSPF ,RIP,etc determine the path taken by a packet. In SDN, the OpenFlow protocol sets the flow tables of the forwarding units. Can someone be very clear that how does OpenFlow ...
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Graphics controller or display screen?

I don't know where to ask this. Actually my Sony laptop (e-series) started having problems with the display. Most part of the display won't show properly. Bad colors. While starting the screen looks ...
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Connecting an Xbox controller to multiple devices

I have an Xbox 360 and a wired USB 2.0 controller. I would like to be able to play a game on the console with the controller whilst a Windows computer registers what my input on the controller is. I ...
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Xbox 360 Controller not working with PC

I have installed the 360 controller software from Microsoft and it comes up in device manager but the controller software does not recognize the device. Compatibility Report from Device Manager: ...
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Getting a “The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk4\DR4”. Why?

I'm getting errors like this showing up in my event log: The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk4\DR4. It's for drives DR1 to DR4. On my PC that's things like MicroSD drives ...
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Do partitions on SSDs map to physical addresses? 2

My scenario: I partition a 250GB SSD drive in half. I fill the 1st partition with OS and data and leave the 2nd one absolutely empty. Does this affect wear leveling of the SSD? Can partitioning an ...
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How do I reconnect my account to a domain if there is no domain controller?

I had a Windows 7 machine with one account connected to the office domain. I moved abroad, carrying my Windows 7 machine, and the office disappeared. However I still was able to login locally in my ...
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Chance of data recovery from an unreadable microSD card

I have sent my dead microSD card to a data recovery company, but it could not help me. The following is the diagnosis by the company. Can the existing technology help rescue my data? ...
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How can I find the right driver for my RAID controller?

I have a RAID controller that I used to have a driver for, but after rebuilding windows, the controller no longer shows up. I don't remember who made it, or really anything about it. How can I track ...
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Multiple storage controllers in same PC [closed]

What limits the number of controllers inside a single PC? For example, if I do not care about enclosure, power, cooling considerations - and all the other superficial facts - what are the negotiable ...
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Connecting to a Cisco controller

I've setup a terminal according to this guide, but I still need an address to connect to, right? How can I find it?
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Cache of SCSI disk

I have a SCSI controller (HP Smart Array 642), using cciss driver on Linux, which is connected to several SCSI disks. I am trying to optimize the communication between these devices and came to the ...
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Differences Between Microcontroller and Device Controller

Is a device controller also a microcontroller with more functions? I know device controller has input and output ports for external device communication but how about communication between device ...
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How do I reinstall the “HID Compliant Driver”?

System Specifications: Operating System: Windows 7, Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1 Problem: Driver-related Problem: I have a wired Afterglow Gamepad Controller for XBox 360 and there seem to be ...
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How do I map a keyboard as a joystick device in Windows 7?

Well my laptop has a Nintendo DS emulator, which of course I can play NDS games in with the keyboard but the key mappings are limited to only A-Z and arrow keys. There is an option to enable a ...
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Repurposing a USB Keyboard to be just a USB Numpad [closed]

I had an old keyboard lying around and it got me thinking. I was wondering how easy it would be to remove keys from it, leaving only some. For instance, only keeping the numerical pad in the keyboard ...
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Dead SATA controller on ASUS motherboard? [closed]

I'm resigned to RMA/replacing at this point, but for educational purposes, how does a SATA controller "die"? A few nights ago, my home-built workstation was idling and froze. I restarted by holding ...
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How do I choose an LCD controller board?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 which doesn't accept a VGA signal. It says "Check Signal Cable" while a VGA cable is plugged into it, so I assume there is something wrong with the LCD panel's ...
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PC hardware (HDD, BIOS / motherboard) acting weird

This is going to be long story. I'm trying to figure out what the hardware problem with my desktop is. It started with my Windows XP's very slow response and later even a BSOD, when shutting down. ...
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1-2 controller cards in system: How to initialize onboard controller first?

I have an older mobo in my system whose Promise PDC20376 onboard controller sometimes causes minor problems when other external cards (bus is good ol' PCI) are present and the onboard one gets ...
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Control 2 fans as if they are 1?

I'm currently planning out my first PC build and have come to an unusual problem. As part of my build I decided to include an LCD screen-type fan controller, [this one] ...
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How does the BIOS disable a controller on the motherboard?

What happens when you disable a controller in the BIOS? How does it stop the OS from picking it up when it scans the buses for devices. Does it stop power going to the controller, if so how does it ...
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Motherboard controllers

Is there a way to find out all the controllers the motherboard can access (ie: DMA, UART, IDE) without actually looking at the motherboard board? Sorry if it sounds silly, but I just discovered the ...
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How is the capacity of a harddisk faked?

I was reading about magical Chinese drives. How would this be done? The post talks about a 'looped mode' and comments suggest having a different controller to lie to the OS. I went and bought one of ...
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Intel SASWT4I SAS/SATA Controller

I want to assemble a cheap storage sytem based on the Norco RPC-4020 Case. When searching for controllers I found this one: Intel® RAID Controller SASWT4I This is a quote form the Spec Sheet: ...
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Utilities to show keyboard blocking?

Quoting from the Wikipedia article, Rollover (key): Modern keyboards detect ghosting and instead of registering a fourth key will ignore the third key, which is known as blocking. Are there ...
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How do I get a voltage on a PCIe Parallel Port?

I'm trying to use a PCIe Parallel port from C++. (http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-Express-Profile-Parallel-PEX1PLP/dp/B004G7O2AC) I can't seem to change the status of any of the registeres and my ...
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Memory Stick Controller is not compatible with this version of Windows

I'm getting this error message in the Action Center on Windows 7, and I can't seem to solve it through Windows or through searches on Google: RICOH R5C592 PCI-CardBus/IEEE-1394/SD Card/Memory ...
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How to change Sata controller settings to avoid a blue screen? Windows 8

How to go from AHCI to IDE just for firmware flashing on my SSD. Currently using windows 8. Tried a few times but kept getting the dreaded blue screen.
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Avoid HDD spinup at boot

Is there any way to avoid specific HDDs from spinning up at boot time? There are 3 HDDs in my HTPC (Ubuntu 12.10) and 1 SSD (boot drive). I don't want the HDDs to spin up when booting to reduce boot ...
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Wireless controllers vs wireless usb hub

For my htpc i currently only have a steerin wheel as a controller. This is wired and it looks really bad having extended usb wires from the tv to the table. However im thinking of bying some new ...
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VGA compatible controller (Intel and Nvidia)

I need to know the bus address of my video controller to fix a problem about the brightness keybinding on Debian Wheezy. I did lspci | grep VGA and the result is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Linux Embedded Controller editor

Does anyone know of an Embedded Controller editor for Linux? I currently use Read & Write Utility When using Windows to set my fan between 25%-50% because without it my laptop idles at 50°c When ...
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Can you use xbox360 controller and chat pad / messenger pad as a mouse and keyboard?

Can you use xbox360 controller and chat pad / messenger pad as a mouse and keyboard? I know you can use xbox360 controller in games but I would like to use as an alternative for mouse and keyboard. ...