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I know that it was quite simple to set up and use Guitar Hero 3 guitar from PS3 when I was using Windows 7. Now, my new PC already has Windows 8. And, while my PS3 is long gone, I still kept the guitar, because I could use it with my PC game. For some reason tho, Windows 8 is not recognizing the device anymore.

How can I set up the controller on Windows 8?

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Are you playing with it wired or through bluetooth? If wired, did you remember to re-install the libusb driver that PS3 controllers need? Not sure if that old driver still works on Windows 8 or not, but it's a start. –  Mono Apr 2 '13 at 19:59
    
I did not need no such library. Google search suggests, that it is only usable by PS3 controller, not guitar. The PS3 guitars worked fine without them. I will try this when I get home, maybe it will help. –  TheBW Apr 3 '13 at 8:58
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