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Questions tagged [game-controller]

For questions about game controllers; including joysticks, joypads, gamepads, XBOX/PlayStation controllers etc., insofar as they interface with a computer.

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Win7 and Joystick Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710

I bought a Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 joystick but I can not make it work with Windows 7, do you have any suggestions?
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Windows 10 stopped reacting to Xbox controllers (nothing in device manager)

I have 2 Xbox Wireless gamepads, which I use with USB cables (I don't have the receivers at the moment). Everything was working fine until now. Didn't use them for a few weeks and now the PC just ...
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How can I duplicate mouse and keyboard USB HID input across multiple computers? [closed]

How can I send the same USB HID input to 2-4 Windows PCs from a single mouse and keyboard? I.e. mouse movement on one system causes identical mouse movement on the other connected system(s). I think ...
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Bluetooth won't detect/connect to DS4 gamepad on Windows 7

On Amazon I recently bought two devices: "ZEXMTE Bluetooth USB Adapter CSR 4.0 USB Dongle Bluetooth Receiver Transfer Wireless Adapter for Laptop PC Support Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP,Mouse and Keyboard,...
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USB wireless gamepad not recognized on new laptop

I have a Genius Grandias 12v gamepad and it work fine on my old laptop but on this new one I am getting a driver error and a device status: This device cannot start. (Code 10) {Operation Failed} The ...
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Block a specific program from accessing a device

Because of a long not-fixed bug in Steam with Linux, I want to block a specific program (Steam) from having any access whatsoever to a specific device (Sony DualShock 4 controller). I tried setting ...
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What is this 15 pins connector?

I do not think it's a serial port as there's too much pins. It's used to plug a very old controller. Will I be able to find any adapter to USB?
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Linux gamepad - no input events

I'm trying to use a gamepad under linux (kernel is 4.16.10) and I don't seem to get any input events out of it. The device, a fake xbox 360 controller, seems to be detected as dmesg seems to report: ...
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How do I correct Nyko Airflo EX controller right analog stick behavior on Windows 10?

I have an old Nyko Air Flo EX which works great. With the exception that the right analog stick behaves incorrectly. After some digging this is what I've found: It's using HID-compliant Game ...
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Assign a serial number to a device through Windows to differentiate gamepads

I installed 4 Generic USB Controllers on my computer for my nephews to play together without fighting ("Generic" as I don't have to money to buy 4 official Xbox Controllers). All controllers work ...
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Updated driver for (playstation 1/2 to usb driver) now input is no longer read

I have a cheap USB to playstation 1 / 2 adapter that I was trying to get working using some drivers. They initially appeared as a HID Compliant Game Controller, and using the windows 10 setup usb ...
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Aftermarket Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter no longer works in Windows 10 (Worked in Windows 7 since 2012)

Following these steps used to work. I'm able to try installing the two different drivers 32-bit Version 2 and 64-bit Version 10, but neither work anymore. I've tried multiple Windows 10 machines, and ...
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PC shuts down while playing games (but not really?)

I recently started experiencing occasional freezes in the games I play, lasting about 30 sec before the games return to their normal state, mainly while playing FIFA 17. And if that wasn't enough my ...
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PC: Top Gun Hard Lock crashes on startup when a 360 controller is plugged in

I just bought yesterday the PC version of Top Gun Hard Lock (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Top-Gun-Hard-Lock-Windows/dp/B006T9L4GA/) and I was reading online that it natively supports 360 controllers. The ...
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Dropped Xbox One controller turning off

So I managed to drop my controller and it's not working properly anymore. The problem is that when I try to turn it on (Xbox one button), it turns off the instant I let go of it. If I keep the button ...
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Windows - One bluetooth gamepad appears as two gamepads suddenly

My bluetooth gamepad (pg-9023) appears as two gamepads (Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Devices and Printers). Additionally in the "Game Controllers" option (image) when I open "Properties" I ...
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How do I configure Windows 10 to accept multiple USB game controllers?

I have purchased several USB game controllers and wish to use at least 2 of them simultaneously to play a game with friends. The game itself supports up to 4 controllers and I have have no trouble ...
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TocaEdit X360 Controller Emulator doesn't create dll when in Program Files

When I run x360ce.exe from the desktop, I see this dialog after a second or so: But when I put this same file in the game directory within C:\Program Files (x86)\ and run it as administrator (right-...
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How do i disable this on screen keyboard which appears when playing various games with xbox one controller?

How do I disable this virtual keyboard which appears when I play multiple games on Windows 10 with xbox one controller. I am not familiar whether it is the controller feature, windows feature, origin ...
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Possible? or How to? clone Device properties from one USB controller to another?

I have an issue with a wired Xbox 360 controller, showing Device Descriptor Request Failed, in device manager. Now I have 2 controllers, one works fine, and both worked fine until recently, so I know ...
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Bluetooth LIAC discovery on Windows 10

I want to use a 3rd party Wii U pro controller as an Xbox controller or mapped to my keyboard/mouse. On my old Linux machine, I could connect to the controller with hcitool inq --iac=liac. How can I ...
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Xbox One Controller not identified Windows 7

My issue was that when I was plugging in my XBox One controller in my Windows 7 PC, the error was popping up that the 'USB Device could not be identified.' Good job Microsoft. The sad thing about ...
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Stop Xbox One controller from controlling Windows 10

I have an Xbox One Elite controller and today I noticed moving the stick scrolls in default windows apps. I have no apps installed that would allow this behavior (xpadder, joy2key, gopher, etc). I ...
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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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Troubleshooting BSOD when connecting an Xbox controller

I messed up my windows system pretty badly, and I don't have enough experience with windows to understand what I did. I have an Xbox One controller connected via a USB wireless dongle. I use the ...
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Joystick input translates wrong

I have a problem with my trusty old Saitek Cyborg Evo. A while ago I wanted to play IL2 Sturmovik again. Installed everything, plugged in my Evo and started. Unfortunately, something was wrong. The ...
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Mame keymapping problems under Windows

I have an XArcade controller that I occasionally use to play classic arcade games on M.A.M.E using my Windows 10 laptop. The problem is that the default key mappings end up regularly causing the ...
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New Steam Controller firmware will not update on my Arch Linux install

I recently received my first Steam Controller in the mail, hoping to use it with my desktop running Arch Linux. If it's connected wirelessly, I'm able to use it with Steam, but when I go into Big ...
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Playstation 2 Buzz Controller does not work on Windows 10

I tried installing the USB game controller for the Playstation 2 version of the quiz-game "Buzz!" on my Windows 10 computer. While this (pretty simple) controller works well on Linux and (as far as I ...
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F310 Gamepad detects as HID Keyboard and mouse (Windows 10)

I have a Logitech 310 Gamepad and windows 10. Sometimes the device works, but very rarely and I have no idea what triggers it to work properly. Most of the time, the controller registers as an HID ...
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Xbox One controller not working wireless - Device could not be migrated

I'm trying to pair my Xbox One (Model 1697 1697-IL) controller with the wireless adapter for some time now without much success. It works just fine when plugging in via an USB cable. If I check the ...
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Is there a way to turn regular/generic gamepad to autofire gamepad?

I have a regular gamepad without autofire feature. I wonder if there is a software that can map this regular gamepad into a gamepad with auto fire feature? For example, if I play arcade games like ...
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How do I get my PS4 controller driver to work on a PC?

When I use my PS4 controller with my computer it doesn't work and in device manager there is no HID compliant game controller driver. It worked before I upgraded to Windows 10 but now DS4 doesn't ...
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Program to use an Xbox controller as a mouse [closed]

I recently bought an Xbox 360 controller for my computer (those things are really cheap now that the new Xbox is the norm) and I was trying to figure out if there was a way to use the controller as a ...
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Can I connect to a Bluetooth Device without unpairing it in Windows 10?

I have a dualshock 4, which I connect to using bluetooth. However, everytime I want to re connect to it after disconnecting, I have to unpair it, then repair it. Is there a bypass for this? I have ...
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Logitech Dual Action not detected as input device in Linux

For some reason, my gamepad stopped working. It's detected when I plug it into the USB port, but it's not recognized as an input device. dmesg [ 917.280315] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device ...
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How to connect two windows 8.1 laptop with Lan cable to play multi-player games?

Connecting laptop for playing multiigames by lan cable on windows 7 is easy. But I don't know how to connect it on windows 8.1. Can you please help me by giving me step by step by instructions.
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How to use bluetooth controller connected to an Android phone on my PC?

I have a bluetooth controller connected to an Android device. How do I use this setup to pass the game controller button presses to my computer since it doesn't have bluetooth. So basically, I want to ...
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Use XBox 360 controller on Mac OS X

How to use a wired USB Xbox 360 gamepad on Mac OS X 10.10.5? Many sites refer to d235j's 360Controller-n releases but there are no downloads available I installed Tattiebogle's 360ControllerInstall ...
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Change the order of game controllers in Windows 8.1

I have a gaming PC running Windows 8.1. It continually has a problem where the order of any connected controllers keeps changing arbitrarily. I've configured numerous games and emulators to expect ...
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How to navigate Windows 10 with an Xbox 360 Controller?

Note: I have checked this question already Navigating Windows 8 with an Xbox 360 controller and Xbstart wouldn't work, and last time I went to JoyToKey website (could be a fake one) Chrome warned me ...
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How can I fix my rt (right trigger) bottom on pso2 (Phantasy Star Online 2)

What happened was I was starting up pso2 and everything went okay EXCEPT for one thing. When I tried to get my items in my inventory, it highlighted everything and I can't get the item that I want. ...
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Is there any way to block a specific software from detecting or using a specific hardware? Windows 7

I want to use Xpadder to play a game that atomatically detects my Xbox 360 controller even if I conect it after launch or reconect it during gameplay. The controller can't be disabled in-game so I was ...
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Adjust gamepad bumper button upper deadzone

I have a problem with my gamepad on PC. I use DualShock 3 from Sony through SCP Driver emulator as X360 pad. To fully press the right bumper button to 100%, I have to push it all the way down very ...
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XBox One Wireless Adapter availability

On 20th October 2015 Microsoft released the Wireless Adapter for PC, which allows to connect XBox One Wireless Controllers to a PC. However, while there were many news about the upcoming release of ...
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Is it possible to remap an XBOX 360 controller button in Windows 10 without third-party tools?

I'm using Windows 10 with an XBOX 360 controller, and I would like to remap one of the physical buttons on controller to a different command/function. I've been searching for a few months and I am ...
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Gamepad prevents screensaver from starting on Windows 10

Since I've upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, the screensaver doesn't start anymore, and the screen never goes into standby when my gamepad is plugged (even idle) into the computer. "Allow this ...
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Controller (or driver) causing Windows 10 to always stay awake

Ever since upgrading to Windows 10, my machine would not allow the screen or machine to timeout and sleep or hibernate. Before upgrading from Windows 7 the machine slept normally. After some searching ...
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Where is Bluetooth connection data stored on windows 10?

I'm trying to find a way to connect a PS4 controller via Bluetooth to my PC. The issue I'm having is that on Windows 10 you can't attempt a connection using the pairing code like you could with W7. ...
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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 ...