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PS4 controller compatibility on Windows

Is the Ps4 controller compatible with Windows 10? I bought a controller, but there is no response between the system and it. It connects normally via BT, but there is no feedback from the buttons. I'...
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How to keep a gamepad bluetooth device always on?

I have this bluetooth gamepad (it is used with VR, as remote camera-shot, as joystick, etc): This device turns off in 5 minutes if I don't touch it. Well, I don't want it to do that, I want to keep ...
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Steering wheel pedals broken behavior [closed]

UPDATE: THE STUFF JUST RANDOMLY STARTED WORKING! NO IDEA WHY SO DON'T ASK ME. UPDATE #2: IT BROKE AGAIN! My Tracer Sierra Steering wheel has been acting weird after installing Windows 1909 KB4592449, ...
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Fix joystick buttons only detect specific spots pressed

I have a joystick. On top of the joystick there are 3 buttons perfectly accessable with my thumb. They are the most important buttons after the trigger, so I really want them to work. 2 of the buttons ...
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How to autoconnect to bluetooth gamepad on Windows?

I have an Ipega Gamepad. The first time I connect it to my Windows, it works. But then when I want to connect again, I turn it on and nothing happens. On the bluetooth devices list, I can see it, but ...
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mapping gamepad controller onto mouse and keyboard

alot of programs map the keyboard and mouse buttons onto the gamepad. making the later send their input (i.e right joystick moves the mouse pointer, left joystick functions as WASD in games etc). i ...
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Installing PCI Gameport on newer PC for older joysticks

I have an older gameport version of a CH Products joystick that I plan to use on my Windows 10 Pro. I would use a gameport to USB adapter, but they all have very limited "space" for buttons/ hats and ...
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Game uses all Joystick ID#'s - how to make it use only the virtual joystick?

I use a third-party controller (in my example it's Saitek P990). I was fine using it for quite some time because the games I played didn't detect my joystick at all and I was able to use it with ...
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Making X recognize joypad input as activity

I want my desktop to stop dimming and screen locking when I’m playing my games, but I don’t want to have to disable power saving features before I start playing every time. I feel like other input ...
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How to make a selected monitor showing black by pressing a joystick button?

I would like to blank and reveal a given monitor by the press of a joystick button. I found the tool MultiscreenBlank2 which can blank and reveal a selected monitor. I try to use the tool AutoHotKey ...
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Wiimote on linux mint – recognised perfectly as event in /dev/input, but not as js

I spent the day trying to get my wiimote to work on my linux mint machine. The results are mixed. Using xwiimote or rather xwiishow I could determine that every sensor and button inside the device ...
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Is there an official driver for usb joystick?

I bought a USB Joystick years ago. But I've lost the disc driver comes with the USB Joystick. Fortunately, Windows 8.1 supports USB Joystick (it automatically download the driver from Microsoft) ...
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Gameport joystick on Linux

I purchased a Logitech Wingman Extreme Digital joystick at a thift store and dug around and found an old PCI soundcard that had a Gameport port After inserting the soundcard into my computer and ...
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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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When I press each of the 27 VM joystick buttons, I observe no confirmation on the Windows Game Controller test screen

This afternoon: I connected the VM desktop Joystick to an USB port on a Windows desktop computer. A new hardware detection window appeared in the lower right corner of the screen called USB Input ...
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How to select devices used for windows idle detection?

In my Windows 10 system I have connected a X52 Pro joystick. It seems to signal activity to Windows because the idle time counter never exceeds few miliseconds (tested with IdleClock http://www....
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AHK keymapping and Joysticks

I've been trying to make a AHK script work with my Logitech F310 gamepad. There is 11 buttons on the controller total, however it doesn't recognise the 11th button being an actual button, even Windows ...
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Simulating mouse (or joystick) movement with keyboard in Win 7

Pretty much what the "Mouse Keys" that can be enabled via the Ease of Access Centre do, only those are useless because they are extremely slow and have a delay at the start. Some more info: There's a ...
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Joystick with Remote Desktop

Why can't I use my Logitech Extreme 3D pro joystick work through remote desktop, as does a USB mouse or keyboard? Joystick is connected to Laptop A (can be running either Windows XP or Windows 7). I ...
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Prevent Windows screen lock when playing with joystick

My Windows 7 system is set to lock the screen after 20 minutes of inactivity (this is a workplace-enforced policy; I cannot change this setting). When I am using the keyboard/mouse, Windows treats ...
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