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Xbox One Controller (Dongle) does not properly connect to windows

I am currently trying to connect a Xbox One controller with a wireless dongle to my Windows 10 PC. I plugged the dongle into a USB port and the controller has battery charge. When I push the power ...
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Monitor/listen for game controller input events in Windows

Under Linux you can use something like jstest /dev/input0 to listen for controller input events and show them in the terminal. Is there some way to do this in Windows? I have a button on my controller ...
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Don´t allow domain users to access shared folders on PCs outside the domain in the same LAN

I have the following problem. Is there a way to block domain users from accessing folders shared by computers that are not in the domain? By this means there is information leakage For example: ...
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Would a DAW controller be able to control VLC (or similar) playback when VLC is not in focus?

I am on Mac. For interview transcription, I use VLC. Typical operations include play/pause, playback speed control (faster/slower), and backwards/forward jumps. That all works fine, as long as VLC is ...
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If a Cloud-based Domain Controller is replaced with an On-Premise Domain Controller what impact might it have when they add new sites? [duplicate]

If a Cloud-based Domain Controller was replaced with an On-Premise Domain Controller, what impact could it have when adding new sites?
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emulate xbox controller using keyboard and mouse

So I am trying to emulate an xbox 360 controller with my keyboard and mouse. use The OS I am using is parrotOS. As far as I can see there is not really any type of program which is able to emulate. ...
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Passthrough Nintendo Switch data from one USB port on a PC to another USB port on the Nintendo Switch?

I'm attempting to setup a Parsec cloud streaming console for myself. Lets also say I plug my controller into the PC using one USB port, but then hookup the console to the PC using a usb cable (male-...
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Difference between "Disk drives" and "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" in Windows Device Manager

They are all related to the hard disk storage. Why devide into two devices, who called who?
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Is a USB flash drive basically equivalent to a USB card reader plus an SD card?

Is a USB flash drive basically equivalent to a USB card reader plus an SD card (or microSD card)? Or are they really two different beasts? Related: Performance difference between SD and MicroSD cards?...
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Emulate steering wheel from a generic controller / other joystick peripheral

So I've scraped together a humble (non-motion-plus) WiiMote and scripted a trusty script in Freepie: # In different places of earth this number will vary, however it is estimated to be 9.81. ...
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The same thing again - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe

I have the same problem again and again with "Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe" that stopped working (then it was "companionapp.exe", now it's "pluginhost.exe&...
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Knockoff xbox 360 controller wireless adapter limited to two controllers rather than four in windows 10

So I've had this adapter for a long time; since my computer still ran windows 7, and it used to be capable of connecting four controllers but for some reason it recently has only been able to connect ...
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Signal of HDD platter to controller [closed]

HDD heads read the surface of HDD, giving a signal to the controller: For a single signal, is it about one bit, one sector, or something else? If it is one bit, how many kinds of signals are there? ...
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USB stick not usable [duplicate]

Someone asked me to check on his usb stick because it was not recognized properly and he wanted to get his data back. It's a PHILIPS FM16FD70B. Windows disk manager reports No Media but i can mount it ...
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VS2019: Why do I get range error when I try to create a new Web API 2 Controller - Empty?

I wanted to create a new Web API Controller by adding a new scaffolded item. As I try to name my new controller, I get the following error: There was an error running the selected code generator: ...
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Trying to set up virtual MIDI throughput to use a single MIDI device with multiple Applications

Motivation I occasionally stream with OBS and have my own virtual audio mixer (Voicemeeter Potato), Since I had multiple Drumpads collecting dust I figured in stead of buying an Elgato StreamDeck for €...
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Connecting RGB LED strip to pc controller

I just bought a computer case Sharkoon pure steel rgb. It comes with 4 rgb fans that connects to a controller according to the following image: After connecting these 4 fans I still have 4 more empty ...
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Getting controller name twice in URL with ASP.NET MVC

Sorry for the noob question, but as you can see, the controller name is appearing twice in the URL and it only works if it is in the URL twice: URL Here is what my controller looks like: Controller ...
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Disable gamepad device while using Steam remapping functionality

I have 2 Xbox One S Gamepads that I'm trying to get to work with a game via Bluetooth on my Manjaro system (kernel 4.19.8). I'm now using xpadneo (which automatically disable ertm at boot time and ...
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What are the relations between IO ports and registers in a device controller? [closed]

Do the following two references give different claims on the relations between IO ports and registers in a device controller? What are their relations actually? Does the following quote from https://...
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SSD suddenley stopped working, displaying it to be 32kb in size

One morning my laptop froze so I forcefully shut it down. Afterwards I was no longer able to boot into my operating system. Now when I run fdisk -l on a live distribution it shows up as: Disk /dev/...
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Can a DLNA renderer update all controllers?

Or can the controllers be configured to poll the renderer to update themselves? In using JRiver Media Centerto play audio through an Onkyo DAC that supports DLNA. Means of control include multiple ...
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How to disable Xbox One controller in UWP apps like Windows Store in Windows 10?

I've noticed recently on Windows 10 that UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps like the Xbox, Windows Store, etc are taking some inputs from my attached Xbox One controller. There is an article on ...
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LCD controller board showing image four times

I had a broken laptop and I wanted to take advantage of its screen, so I disassembled it and noticed that the display is a Quanta QD15TL07: So I found this controller board on eBay: http://r.ebay.com/...
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Is there a way to use my 360 controller as a DirectInput controller on my PC?

For example, in old games that don't support XInput, I can't use my 360 controller. It won't recognise the analogue sticks or triggers (I just want to recognise them as buttons, not triggers). Is ...
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Can't access keyboard controls

Controller mate doesn't seem to be able to use my Macbook Pro's keyboard as a controller: Why is everything red and why can't I drag it?
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Controller crashes all games

I have bought Esperanza EG102 (really cheap just over 4 $) controller. It has a force feedback feature, so it crashes everything, that tries to connect to it. When I run joy.cpl for a vibration test, ...
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Steam controller stops working (Arch Linux)

When I plug my controller it works fine. When I start steam, it stops responding. If I plug it out and in again, it works for a while, then stops. The console says: controller.cpp (3640) : Assertion ...
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Silicon Image 3114 SATA PCI card modifies boot order and prevents from booting from CD

I have an old spare machine (P4 2,8 GHz, 2 GiB RAM) which I'd like to reuse as a small home media/archive server with a few SATA disks. I do have an Asus P4PE with BIOS version 1007 and obtained a ...
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How can I learn that a "net user /domain" command was used.

As part of some Domain Controller tests that I'm running, I would like to find out if a "net user /domain" command was used from one of my endpoints. So, is there any log (on the DC) that can tell me ...
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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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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 multi-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 and ...
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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? Unfortunately, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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