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Xbox 360 Controller connects as third player and doesn't work

My 360 controller connects to the usb wireless receiver no problem, but it always joins as 3rd player. My games all see it as Xinput controller 3 (if they see it at all) but oddly don't see the other ...
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Using other types of controllers with windows store apps and games which only support Xbox controller

As I know there is a way to virtually convert almost any type of controller to an Xbox 360 controller by using this software: x360ce As in it's website is stated I should copy and past all the x360ce ...
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Connect and use a wireless PS3 controller to PC/Windows without USB

I can not for the life of me find any possible way to get a PS3 controller working on my PC without USB connection. I was told that Windows finds drivers for it once connected, but I have no USB ...
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Will any PS3 Dualshock 3 work on any Bluetooth capable PC?

I am searching for the convenience of a cheap Dualshock 3, and I've found really cheap ones online that say they are wireless; have a built-in, rechargeable battery; and function using Bluetooth. ...
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Getting controller to work on second x-server

I am using Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon as my primary WM. I want to run Steam in a separate x-server for better fullscreen performance and because unredirect doesn't work properly in Cinnamon and ...
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Battlefield 4 Xbox 360 Wired Controller on Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm running windows server 2012 r2 and want to use my Battlefield 4 Xbox 360 controller (seen here) to play games. However when I plug it in the driver does not install. I know the computer detects ...
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Cannot connect PS3 Controller to Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3

I tried to connect my PS3 Controller to my Macbook 13" retina late 2013 and failed. I tried all solutions I found on google but nothing worked. Anyone have any idea why it is listed in here But ...
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USB Dualshock 3 controller on Windows 8.1 (Code 43)

I have a Sony Dualshock 3 controller that I used to use a lot on Windows 7. Windows 8.1 seems to be having some trouble with it. I get 'error code 43.' I use the driver by Scarlet.Crush: ...
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Editing xpad.c of the 3.18 kernel for xbone pad support

OK, so xpad.c now has XBOXONE controller support. I purchase a PowerA Spectra XBOXONE controller. All it seems to do is connect and disconnect. So thats when I noticed xpad wasn't recognizing the ...
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Xbox controller isn't working on my Windows 8 PC

I plugged my Xbox controller into my Windows 8 laptop and I don't know how to work the controller on my PC.
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Xbox 360 controller on PC only indentified with the play and charge

I have a different problem than most with my XBOX 360 Wireless controller on the PC. I have the a wireless receptor connector and the Play and Charge kit. IT is an original Microsoft 360 controller. ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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How do I explicitly set a controller's number?

Some legacy games depend on DirectInput to decide which controller corresponds to a specific player, often times breaking input configurations. However, the controller numbers are not clearly shown in ...
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How to completely remove a game controller driver?

Ages ago I plugged a fake PS3 controller which installed a Plug-And-Play driver labeled as "PLAYSTATION(R)3Conteroller", yup, including the typo. Now whenever I connect an original controller this ...
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Treat USB Keyboard as Gamepad

I have a second USB keyboard I'd like my computer to recognize as a gamepad rather than just an extra keyboard. Is this possible on Ubuntu 14.04? I've seen information on doing the opposite, treating ...
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How to bind DualShock 4 controller buttons to keyboard keys using AutoHotKey or similar?

Recently I bought a DualShock 4 controller (for Playstation 4 originally) and connected it to my PC using a third-party application called something like DS4Windows or DS to XInput Mapper. The scripts ...
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Force-feedback wheel for PC without gearbox - does it exists?

My experience with force feedback wheels was spoiled, because first wheel I've played with was some racing arcade, which had a wheel attached directly to a shaft of a powerful motor. So now I can't ...
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How does windows differentiate between USB keyboard and USB joystick?

I am trying to make a hack that will allow a second keyboard to get detected as a joystick. I wanted to know how does windows know if a USB keyboard is connected or a USB joystick is connected. OR ...
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Is there a software that can simulate an input device (game controller) on Windows?

For a scientific experiment I want to control a driving simulation to make the car constantly go a certain speed. This requires a fixed input from an input device like a gaming pedal (say 80% force). ...
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How to connect a wireless controller to two computers?

I have a wireless/bluetooth controller which I can use with a console, but also on a PC (as a standard wireless controller) running Windows 8. Is it possible to have the controller paired/connected ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Drivers for Logitech Formula Force Wheel on WIN XP Professional

I need drivers for Logitech Formula Force Wheel and Pedeals with a serial connection, for use on Windows XP Professional. XP Professional is version 2002.
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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 ...