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HID Gamepad Gone after paired

I'm having an issue using a DualShock 4 with Windows 7. When the device is paired using bluetooth, it works fine and then the device appears under the devices in the "Devices and Printers" window. But ...
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Credit card reader gives random output

I bought a cheap $10 magnetic card reader online. It identifies as a generic keyboard, and as such should work on anything that accepts USB keyboards. It works just fine on Windows, but on Linux and ...
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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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How fix my mouse and keyboard from disconnecting. is it the driver or the usb?

I am using a HID-compliant mouse and HID keyboard and they keep disconnecting. I tried every thing like reinstalling them, using msconfig and making a new INFCACHE.1 folder. But nothing works. Do I ...
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What is the difference between USB-Mode and HID-Mode?

I have an Elite EL token. and I have some tools to work with it. One of the softwares is Elite EL set mode. As you see I have two options, HID-Mode and USB-Mode. Q : What is the difference?
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Media keys won't work unless certain programs are selected

I just bought a Corsair Vengeance K70 which comes with four media keys: stop, skip (forward and backward), and play/pause. The problem is they don't work. I can only use them when either the Services ...
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HID usb advertisement keyboard

I got a advertisement "usb pen-drive" when plugged in autostart windows run (win + r) and writes the company website and press enter, In device manager it is shown as a keyboard. Does anyone know how ...
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How to read raw HID data on Windows 8

I have a Bluetooth HID device connected to my Windows 8.1 computer which I want to read raw data from. It can send both keyboard, mouse and audio data. For the device to start transmitting audio data, ...
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USB Headset disables my mouse on Linux

I have a strange issue: I cannot use my mouse and my headset at once. Linux sheep 3.12.3-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 4 21:45:42 CET 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux 1.) I plug in my Logitech Mouseman ...
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Wireless Presenter in Windows 8

I have a Wireless Laser Presenter that works fine in every Windows version except for Windows 8. Multimedia and mouse functions do not work under this OS. However, the page up and down functions ...
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what is the USB HID code for the Compose key?

I have a programmable USB keyboard for which I want to have a Compose key, like some keyboards from the Digital Equipment Corporation had. I need to know the USB HID code for this key. I also have ...
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how to get USB HID ID of pressed keyboard keys

What I want to do: Get the USB HID IDs when I press the keys of my truly ergonomic keyboard to be able to reprogram the firmware of the keyboard. I know there is this list from microsoft with a lot ...
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Converting HID Input to Keyboard Emulation (Card Reader)

Firstly, thanks for taking the time to read this question. I'm a web developer, I have a customer trying to use one of my applications which collects swiped data. Usually, customers use Keyboard ...
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How to detect a USB Rubber Ducky?

Three weeks ago my company ordered a lot of hardware (real hardware, not IT-related) from China. Today, the warehouse girl comes to my office and says that, mixed in the stuff, she found a white USB ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices in Windows 7

My Lenovo ThinkPad E320 Laptop running Windows 7 64bit has recently been refusing to detect any Bluetooth devices. I have tried to connect, using 'Add devices' under 'devices and printers' to two ...
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Connect ps/2->usb keyboard to linux?

I have a lovely ancient ergonomic keyboard (no name SK - 6000) connected via a DIN->ps/2 adapter to a ps/2->usb adapter to my docking station. After Grub it stops working. It takes either suspending ...
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Capturing input from a (proprietary, composite) USB HID

I bought a "Genius Wizard Stick" game controller for PC. It's kind of like a Wii remote, but it's 2.4ghz RF (via its own USB receiver). The plan was to use it for desktop and media control, but it ...
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Windows 7 generic drivers run over my specific mouse drivers

I have recently purchased a gaming mouse from a company named SteelSeries, I am running Windows 7 (32 bit) and they do provide drivers for my system. I have installed everything as instructed (and as ...
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Alternative Bluetooth Stacks for Windows 7 64bit

I have a notebook with an inbuilt Broadcom BCM2046 bluetooth adapter and several bluetooth HID-devices (mice, keyboards etc.) The operating system is Windows 7 64 bit Professional. The HID-devices ...
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Is data sent to an Apple wireless bluetooth keyboard, for example when the Caps Lock key is turned on?

I have a 2009 MacBook with OS X Lion. On a bluetooth connected keyboard, can I send data to the keyboard? AT keyboards for example, all the LEDs are turned on and off by the PC. Does the same thing ...
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What is “HID Keyboard Device” in Device Manager (Win 7)

I see "HID Keyboard Device" listed twice under "Keyboards" listing in the Device Manager. What do they mean? Do they represent the laptop keyboard? Why are there two of them? Windows 7 64-bit Dell ...
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How to remap HID keyboard keys?

I got some "close to useless" USB sleep buttons for computers from a marketing campaign and was wondering how to use it to something cooler. Like.. Playing sad trombone when pressed. So I went around ...
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Missing 'HID-Compliant Device/Consumer Control Device'

When I go to use my Server (Dell PowerEdge T300 running Windows Server 2003 R2), I have to sometimes use our 2 Port USB KMV Switch (TrendNet TK-209) to switch from a different computer to my Server. ...
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Desktop keyboard behaves as on a Notebook

On a Desktop PC running Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit), I have recently installed a Microsoft CIR receiver (designed for WinXP MCE). Whilst the receiver works as expected with both WMC remote and ...
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Missing data reading hidraw

When reading data from HID device via hidraw, sometimes I miss some data. I can see that the data is transmitted OK over USB using a hardware snooping device, but for some reason I don't always get ...
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What do i look for while buying a mouse?

I'm doing a bit of research about mice, with the view of getting a new one. There's quite a few things that are obvious (for example, i wouldn't get a ball mouse) but there's a few things that baffle ...
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Switching between HID devices on Windows (software or hardware)

I need to control a single PC (Windows) from two locations, i.e. two monitors, two keyboards, two mice, but while the monitors may show the same screen, only one location may use keyboard and mouse. ...
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Using a Windows computer as a Bluetooth input device for another computer/device

Ok, I realize this is a totally backwards use-case but I've got to imagine it's technically possible. I have an android tablet (Acer A500) that I use at work to get to personal email and IM since I ...
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Plugging in a USB mouse disconnects the PS/2 one

I always used PS/2 KB and Mouse and a USB KeyPad (Genius ErgoMedia 500 Gaming Explorer) to play some games, MMORPG, FPS, etc. I have a USB mouse that has 4 extra buttons, and I need more. If I plug ...
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Monitor and Keyboard in Laptop format

I am looking for a device that is in a laptop format, but does not have any CPU, HDD, or motherboard. I was hoping for a laptop-esque device to control a headless server with usb and vga/dvi ...
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Why has no-one made a predictive keyboard driver/library? [closed]

On mobile devices we're used to our devices anticipating what we are typing and completing or correcting at least some of our mistakes, increasing text entry speed and, it is hoped, accuracy. From ...