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Why do PS3 controller bluetooth drivers override the OS's bluetooth stack?

I hope this question is on-topic for this site since it might be a bit too technical and may be too gaming related as well. The PS3 controller can be used on Windows via programs like MotionInJoy and ...
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Making x360ce (Xbox 360 Controller Emulator) work with Windows 8 Modern Apps

Is there any known way to make x360ce (Xbox 360 Controller Emulator) work with Windows 8 Modern Apps? I tried to take a look at the x360ce's project page on googlecode but it seems like the ...
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PS1 gamepad and USB dongle, phantom button presses

I've got an old PS1 controller minus the analog sticks. It is connected to my PC using a Boom Psx Pc Usb Converter. It is detected in Windows XP and 7 as a 4 axis 16 button joystick. The only problem ...
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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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How to map the Touchscreen Windows Button to right-mouseclick

My Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has an extra Windows Touch Button next to the touchscreen. Is it possible to remap that button to the right mouse button? This would be very helpful in many games, that are not ...
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Pointer and keyboard conflict during gaming

When I play Halo on my Dell laptop (standard configuration, Windows 7.0), I cannot use my pointer (to look) and press a key (to move around) at the same time....how can I fix this??
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Enter E-GPV gamepad not recognising all button presses

I am using Enter E-GPV gamepad on Windows 7. I opted to buy this as I did not have any previous experience of using gamepads and this had the highest available user rating and the cheapest best ...
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Install Gravis gamepad pro (gameport) in Windows Vista

I have a Gravis gamepad pro with a Creative gameport connection and try to install this gamepad in Windows Vista but have failed so far. After some work the gameport on the sound card has been ...
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Low Connectivity on Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 7

I bought a wireless Xbox 360 controller for my laptop. It seems to work fine when turning it on. However, it will only stay connected within 3 feet range of the receiver. I have a bluetooth USB ...
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Single Xbox controller is detected as second controller

On Windows 8.1 my Xbox controller is detected as secondary, the Microsoft button on the controller lights up number 2. When I test it in control panel everything is fine. But games such as Rayman ...
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Use bluetooth controller with Windows

Basically, I have a bluetooth controller that was made for use with an iPhone. Its software with the iPhone kind of lags, but the hardware is A1. I would like to use it with my laptop. It primarily ...
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Play and charge kit not charging controller windows 8.1

Previously [ In Windows 8 ] I was able to use the play & charge kit to charge the rechargeable pack in my 360 controller. I had to select a driver for it manually in Windows 8, but it worked fine. ...
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Restrict Applications access to Device

I have a PC that has the ability to handle running multiple game clients at once (specifically Tera Online). What I'd like to do is assign and/or restrict each clients access to a device (Gamepad) so ...
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Ouya Controller on Windows 8 to Emulate a Microsoft 360 Controller

I thought I'd create a central repository for those looking to get their OUYA controller working in Windows. Currently there is an underlying Windows driver issue, causing the left/right triggers ...
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PS3 controller button wont work on PS3 after playing with it on laptop

I have played with my PS3 controller on my laptop with DS3 tool. Now I tried to play with it on the PS3 again and I cant use the analog stick anymore to move to the right. What could have caused this ...
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How can I use a laptop as a gamepad?

I'd like to be able to use a laptop (or desktop) as a gamepad connected to another laptop. Is there any way this is possible? Google searches haven't come up with anything. In my situation, either a ...
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Can you use a PS3 controller as a gamepad/joystick in Windows?

I'd like to know if it's possible to connect a PS3 controller to a Windows 7 personal computer so it could be used like any other gamepad.
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Smallest mouse controller

I am a simple programer, exploring out from my usual space for the sake of curiosity and development so please bear with me. First if I am in the wrong exchange then please guide me in the right ...
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How to Convert additional Keyboard as PC Joystick / gamepad

I am playing EA sports Cricket game. 2 Player is identified/enabled in game only if I plug in the Joystick in to my laptop. Now my joystick is not working , I want to plug in my additional keyboard ...
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Mac - Emulate a (360) controller with second keyboard+mouse

I've been trying to play Portal 2 with my brother on my Macbook. I don't have Xbox or PS3 controllers, only Wii remotes (Which I don't want to use). However, I do have extra keyboards and mice. The ...
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Using a game controller for Windows 8 apps

I have a Xbox360 wired game controller pluged in a Windows 8 computer. It is working correctly with games. However, I would like to use it with Windows 8 apps in general. As Windows 8 navigation ...
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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 ofcourse 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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Testing joystick on XP - Why is movement registered when centered?

I have a USB 2 Thrustmaster joystick connected to a PC running Windows XP SP 3. I have been testing the joystick using Control Panel->Game Controllers->Properties. However, I find that sometimes ...
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How to launch XBMC from XBOX 360 controller guide button on Windows 7?

How can you configure the XBox 360 controller guide button to launch XBMC? I am using XBMC Frodo RC3 on Windows 7 64bit, my controller is a wired one.
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How do I get a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick to work on Windows 8?

When I plug it in, Windows 8 doesn't recognize the Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick as being plugged in at all and it doesn't work.
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Gamepad constantly triggers “Hat 0 Up” on PCSX-R? - OS X

I can use the controller no problem with Windows but when I use it on OS X (Snow Leopard) in PCSX-R, it constantly triggers the Hat 0 Up key. This is via the DFInput plugin v1.2.0. Can anybody point ...
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control mouse with joystick windows

I try to control my mouses absolute position with a stay-put, two-axis joystick. I want this running on a windows 7. I already tried many different programs as jmouse Xpadder Joymouse joy 2 mouse ...
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My Playstation 2 controller to USB adapter shows up as a HID game controller, but not as a Windows game controller

I'm running Windows 7 x64. I just picked up a PS2 to USB adapter, downloaded the drivers from their website, and became stumped. It isn't detected as a gamepad, yet I can use it in games that utilize ...
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Simulate analogue steering wheel input from third party software like xPadder [closed]

I currently have a steering wheel connected to my htpc, running Windows 8. Since it doesn't work with (or get recognized by) all the games I play, I use xpadder. As far as I understand, it simply ...
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Linux detects joypad key pressed even if there is no key pressed

I'm having a very weird problem on my Arch Linux machine. Well, I've been having it for a couple of years, but since I don't use joypads very often I just ignored it the first time around. It's a very ...
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Logitech gamepad f710 and ubuntu and as an input to a python program

I would like to use the Logitech F710 gamepad as an input device to a python program. I am using Ubuntu. I do not really know where to start, so here are a few questions: How does Ubuntu detect the ...
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Use a gamepad as joystick in Linux

Recently I discovered my game pad was acting like the mouse in my Linux Mint 13 Maya. It was really cool feature but It's not what I need all the time. I fixed it over at Ask Ubuntu. Anyway, ...
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How do I get Windows 7 to detect the G13 joystick as an analog Joystick?

Windows detects the G13 joystick, as seen by the screenshot above. But it doesn't react to it; wiggling the joystick does not alter the raw values Windows receives on the calibration dialog. What do ...
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Gamepad not being detected properly

I have a standard USB gamepad; two analogue sticks with push-to-fire, d-pad, four buttons on the right, shoulder buttons in pairs, etc. When I plug it into a Windows XP box it's detected as a 'Dual ...
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Using N64 controller as a USB mouse on a Mac

Is it possible to connect the wires from an N64 controller to a USB port and use it as a mouse? Could I use a program to customize what the buttons do? I'm okay with having to get more hardware to ...
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How to tell whether your racing game wheel is analog

I imagine that are two kinds of controller wheels: Good, where there are multiple steering levels (analog) Bad, where is there is just right or left (like a keyboard button) How can I identify in ...
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360 controller restarts my PC

When I connect my wired Xbox 360 controller to a USB port on my PC, the computer shuts down instantly. I have no idea why this happens. It used to work. I have tried to other ports, and I can connect ...
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Display joystick input on the screen?

I'm trying to record myself playing a game with a joystick (specifically, a Gamecube controller) and was looking for software that displayed my input on the screen. It would be even better if it ...
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Mapping sixaxis motion sensors to keyboard in Ubuntu

I'm writing an Ubuntu application for stereoscopic augmented reality using a head mounted display and a DS3 sixaxis in place of traditional mag tracers for head tracking: To save myself a lot of ...
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How to configure an USB DDR dance pad on linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure an usb ddr dance pad for Stepmania on linux ??? I have Stepmania running and my official Dance Dance Revolution dance pad from DDR Universe 2, but I ...
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Gameport to USB adapters for joysticks

I have a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Pro joystick that I would liek to use with my Windows 7 PC, but I need some kind of adapter that will allow me to use USB instead of the gameport adapter that ...
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PC does not recognize XBox 360 controller connected through Play & Charge Kit

I wanted to hook up my wireless XBox 360 controller to my PC running windows 7. I'm trying to use the Play & Charge kit since I already had that laying around. I plugged it in and Windows ...
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Bind Shift to Joypad by using AutoHotKey

I use the Xbox 360 Gamepad to control my complete mouse. My question is: Is there a way to bind Shift on the LB or the RB Button? They were marked as number 5 and number 6 by the JoyStick Test ...
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How do I use key combinations on an axis on a joystick in xorg?

I'm using xserver-xorg-input-joystick on Debian Stable so I can use a joystick in place of the mouse. I have mouse movement working correctly, but got stuck trying to add functions for some other ...
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Joystick & USB Devices (General)

I have an HID compliant USB device that purports that it will be detected as a joystick in Linux. Whenever I connect it to my computer, there is no /dev/js0 /dev/js1 or any js at all under ...
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Map joysticks to specific USB ports in Linux?

I'm working on a Linux (fedora) based arcade dance machine using a game called Stepmania. I've got it all up and running and I'm trying to get it to work with two dance pads. It detects the dance ...
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Can't map XF86AudioRaiseVolume key in QJoyPad

I wanted to map my PSone gamepad to do some basic KDE/keyboard/mouse functions and everything works well except one thing. I use logitech ultra-x keyboard which has a few multimedia buttons (play, ...
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PS3 controller -> PC -> emulators -> TV

I'm researching a media PC for the living room. Playing videos, audio and streaming Internet is straightforward enough. I would also like to run a gaming console system. I was wondering if anyone has ...
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Getting a joystick's path in Windows

On Linux, I can access my joystick with the following path: /dev/input/js0 Is there a similar way I can access my joystick on Windows?
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How to disable autohotkeys for specific programs

I have some autohotkey settings for my joystick that are set to work everywhere. However, there are two programs in which I don't want the joystick remapped. How can I modify my script to prevent ...