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I got a Mayflash "GC Controller Adapter for PC USB". I plugged the GC controller into Port 1 on the Mayflash adapter (it's a dual-port) and plugged the adapter into the USB on my computer. I noticed that programs on my computer weren't really recognizing my controller that was hooked in, so I got a free program called "JoyToKey" that accepts inputs from a controller and sets the input to a certain key on the keyboard. JoyToKey works perfectly with the controller, but the only command that does not function properly is the C-Stick. If I program a key, say the letter "U" for example, to Left on the C-Stick, it seems to register all along the top of the C-Stick, but not the left. In other words, if I push the C-Stick up-left, up, up-right, or right, JoyToKey registers the input, even though I set it to only register when I push the C-Stick left.

I have tried calibrating the controls via the Windows USB Game Controller setup, but it does not work (using Windows 8 64-bit by the way). What can I do to fix this? If you need any more details or examples, I will post them, just let me know what you need. Thanks for your help!

UPDATE: I don't have a way of truly knowing if the issue is JoyToKey or just Windows, but in the Windows USB controller setup, the C-Stick corresponds to the Z-Axis, and it seems to be working okay. If I can find out how the Z-Axis is supposed to register then I might be able to fix the problem.

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Is there a way you can determine if this is an issue with the Adapter or the "JoyToKey" Software? Perhaps a game that has controller support or something which the "JoyToKey" is not running? –  Batophobia Jul 11 '13 at 20:29
    
If you have the [Mayflash PC051]( onehttp://www.mayflash.com/Products/PCUSB/PC051.html), does it support windows 8? does it support rumble? Do wavebirds work? –  MGOwen Aug 26 '13 at 11:54
    
That is the model I have. It said on the package that it supported Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit. It does support rumble, but I didn't use that feature. I didn't use WaveBirds - I used an official Nintendo GCN controller. But, as mentioned below, the adapter stopped working, so it was returned to the eBay seller. –  BigTarantula99 Aug 28 '13 at 0:50
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If it looks OK in the windows game controller control panel, Joy2Key is the issue.

Try using xPadder instead, it is far superior to Joy2Key. There is a free version linked in this question: Emulating keyboard and mouse commands with a game controller (control pad) - which software has the most features?

Also if it's this adapter, it says something about changig the function of the stick by holding start and A for 3 seconds: http://www.mayflash.com/Products/PCUSB/PC051.html

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Sorry, I asked this question a while ago, and I wasn't expecting more answers. The GCN to PC USB adapter was the PC051 model that you mentioned. Believe it or not, it stopped working completely, to the point where the controller was no longer recognized in the Windows USB Controller setup. So it has been returned to the original eBay seller in which it came. Thanks for your help, though! I will try xPadder for future controller hookups. –  BigTarantula99 Aug 28 '13 at 0:46
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