Questions about game controllers (which, unlike the more generic peripherals, are used to control games).

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Why does my controller stop working in GTA V after opening Steam overlay?

I have GTA V for PC, bought through Steam. I play with an Xbox 360 controller. When I'm playing the game, if at any point I or the game opens a Steam overlay (be it the text input or the regular ...
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How do I block XInput / DirectInput in games?

In some games, the ability to remap the controller is non-existent and the default mapping is mismatched with my controller. I want to know how to prevent those games (commonly running DirectX) from ...
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Wireless Xbox 360 controller for PC receiver does not automatically turn on after startup

I have Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and have the latest Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2 driver installed. Whenever I boot up my desktop while the receiver is plugged in, the light does not come on, which I'm assuming ...
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Show Wii U Gamepad Video on Computer

I'm trying to find out if anyone has come up with a method of getting the Wii U gamepad video to show on a PC. I've looked this up and found people playing PC games with the Wii U, but that's not what ...
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Xbox 360 PDP Controller not working with Ouya

I recently bought an Ouya, and a second xbox 360 PDP Rock Candy controller (my girlfriend liked it and it was cheap hahah), but I can't get it to work. I plug it in, and halfway through it lights up, ...
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Why isn't my Xbox controller working, when streaming Fallout 4 to my computer, from my Xbox One?

I am streaming my Xbox One console to my Windows 10 computer, using an Xbox One controller, connected via micro-USB cable. The controller registers, as I can use it with the Xbox app, but it stops ...
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Unbind keys in Rocket League

There are several functions in Rocket League that I have no use for. I reconfigured my controller layout quite a lot, and put things I didn't want to use (like the Push-to-Talk button for example) on ...
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Guitar Hero Aerosmith PC not working with GH World Tour PC bundle guitar

I have Guitar Hero Aerosmith that works well with the keyboard, but not with my wireless guitar that came with a Guitar Hero World Tour PC bundle. It works well with Guitar Hero 3 and Guitar Hero ...
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How can I use my gamepad trackball with Crysis 2 and Xpadder?

I've recently installed Crysis 2 in my PC (Win7 x64bit). I wanted to use my joystick (a gamepad like the ones for the PlayStation) with the game. So I've installed Xpadder to make the joystick ...
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Make analogs work in mame

I have a PS3 joystick and works fine except that in mame, analogs doesn't do anything. Is there a way to make them work?
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Controller setup problem with pre-owned game

My pre-owned game setup is in Southpaw or left-handed mode. I cannot get it to default to right-handed. It continues to default to left-handed or Legacy Southpaw. How do I revert it to right-handed ...
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How do I map my gamepad to Half-Life?

So I tried mapping my Xbox 360 controller to the original Half-Life, and no good. Must I use a third party software to map the keys?
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Can I use a second controller to frame my photo mode shots if I'm using a racing wheel?

Title basically says it all. The biggest problem I'm having is controlling the yaw, as in I can't with the racing wheel (the official Microsoft one from a few years back). I also can't control the ...
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How do I get Braid to recognize my Xbox 360 controller?

Supposedly Braid has support for the Xbox 360 controller (as it's an XBLA port), but it refuses to recognize mine. The controller shows up among my Devices & Printers, and works perfectly in ...
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x360ce not working with dualshock 2

I tried configuring my Dualshock 2 in the emulator. The problem is that my controller is detected but does not function when I try to record the keys. Why is this happening?
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mac osx 10 xbox 360 controller Counter strike GO

So I got my xbox 360 controller working on my mac which actually took a while too My controller will work with an old version of counterstrike (source), but not the new counterstrike go. I searched ...
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Sometimes turns off randomly

For some reason, when I use a Wii Classic Controller Pro, the Wii Remote will turn off - and this only occurs when playing Mario Kart 8.
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Xbox one afterglow

I have a Xbox One Afterglow with cord. Everything works on it but when I go to sprint on COD: Black Ops 3, it will not sprint. I don't know if it's the remote or there is like a color code or what. ...
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Gamepad right side buttons dont work

So I had this joystick for few years now and today when i wanted to play game I realized that right side buttons don't work , I mean it only works if i hold it , but I can't use it really that way so ...
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Connecting both an xbox one and xbox 360 controller to an xbox one

I have found sereval guides on showing you how to use an xbox 360 wired controller with an xbox one trough streaming on windows 10 and it works fine. However if i want to use both, the xbox doesnt ...
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Afterglow Xbox One

My question, I bought the afterglow controller and while I was playing it became unplugged not from the Xbox One, but from the controller itself. Now when I try to plug it back in the LEDs are the ...
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My Xinput controller now has left and right trigger mapped to the same axis when it wasn't before I formatted? Windows 10

So the problem is, I'm using an Xinput compatible controller; Logitech F310. I formatted my PC recently but I was already running Windows 10. I just did a fresh re-install and now, my controller's ...
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Issue with the PS button on Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock guitar controller

I have an issue with the Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock PlayStation 3 guitar controller I bought a few weeks ago. The controller seems to register the PS home button as if I'm holding it down, even ...
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Is it possible to connect a Gravis Eliminator Aftershock to Windows 10?

Is it possible to connect a Gravis Eliminator Aftershock to Windows 10? I have been looking all over for drivers but can't find anything at all.
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Issues with a generic gamepad on Mac

I'm having issues with a generic gamepad (Xeox pro analog gamepad) which I bought to play Hyper Light Drifter on my Mac. The gamepad and all buttons get recognized on my OSX. But in the game, the ...
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Amazon game controller on PC or X-Box?

I found an Amazon Fire TV game controller at Goodwill for a steal, but I don't have Fire TV. Can I hook this up to a PC, X-Box 360, or X-Box One?
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FFXIII menu cursor moves on its own

When the main menu of FFXIII loads up the cursor keeps moving between START and SETTINGS by itself. If i time it right i can go to SETTINGS and the cursor is stuck on the top. If i hold down arrow it ...
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B button pauses the game in logitech F310 gamepad

I have logitech F310 gamepad, and while playing Dungeon hunter 5, there are four buttons X,Y,A,B... these should be used to throw various powers, and thats what they are doing but the B button while ...
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My Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller's Left Thumbstick is Mapped to Pushing The Stick

I'm going to make this fast. Whenever I flick my Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller's left thumbstick to the left, it is also mapped to pressing down on the left thumbstick. Does anyone know ...
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Sometimes my headset mic gets stuck on, until I restart the Xbox One

Once in awhile, my microphone of my Turtle Beach Ear Force Recon 50x Gaming Headset for Xbox One, gets stuck on. By this I mean the mic is constantly sending signal. This makes everyone in party chat ...
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Help with Higan GBC Controller Setup

I have actually had this problem and never asked about it before and have never really fixed it but now I'm just fed up. How tf do you set up GBC controller in Higan??? It only gives me options for GB ...
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Decrease right analog sensitivity while aiming

I've installed FallOut 3 to my Windows 10 PC and thought I could play it with my Dualshock 3 controller. I use ScpServer which means the system thinks it's an Xbox controller plugged in. The problem ...
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Rebinding Trials Evolution Gold Edition on PC with the Xbox controller?

Most rebinding works in game, but for what ever reason, even though the "edit controls" menu says that I have left trigger binded to the gas, it goes reverse when I press left trigger. Is there ...
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Ps3 controller wont sync reset button does NOT work.

Ive tried plugging to laptop and reset Plugging to the wall and reset. Ive unplugged power to PlayStation and tried to restore it. Ive tried to sync to my other 2 PS3 no help Ive tried 6 ...
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How do I completely disable Xbox 360 controllers and re-enable them on Windows 10?

I've found that DS4Windows seems to act up when I have it off or without a controller plugged in. In a nutshell, it's a driver that makes PS4 controllers be read as an Xbox 360 controller. Ever since ...
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Xbox 360 controller driver for latest OS X

I can't keep track Mac driver compatibility to use a Xbox 360 controller with the latest OS X release. What software do I need to set it up with El Capitan (10.11)?
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European PS2 controller on american ps2

I bought and european PS2 controller (S.O.G brand), it does not work on my american PS2. Why and how to bypass that? I have tested on an european PS2 and it works... Thank you! EDIT: This is the ...
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Can a laptop with a tablet feature be used as a controller for racing games?

I have a laptop (Lenovo Yoga 15) which can be turned into a tablet (using the same OS[Windows 10]), and I was wondering if I could play any racing games using the laptop itself as a controller? Is ...
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What control options are there for Wii U Virtual Console games?

I have heard competing answers to the question "What controls work with Wii U Virtual Console". I have heard that the gamepad works, I have heard that you need a Wii U Virtual controller, I have ...
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Mayflash Gamecube adapter LR triggers always on

Using the latest drivers/firmware from Mayflash's website doesn't seem to change anything. This happens with every GC controller I plug in. This guide sheds some light on exactly the problem I'm ...
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Skylanders Trap Team 2-Player Mode Difficulties (Wii U)

Lately I am having issues getting my son's game to allow a second player in Skylanders Trap Team (Wii U version). My controllers work (no low batteries or anything), are synced to the system properly (...
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Elite: Dangerous detects my wireless Xbox 360 controller as both that and an additional joystick at the same time, how to avoid this?

More often than not when I start up the game my Custom controls bindings are gone from the menu. I've read that if the custom controls contains bindings relying on equipment not currently present ...
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How to charge my PS3 SixAxis controller?

I have a PS3 controller for playing games on my Android phone, but it doesn't seem to want to charge. I've spent two days looking up reasons why and tried them (those attempts listed below) but ...
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How can I connect my PS3 controller? [Resetting, and changing battery doesn't work.]

I had this ps3 controller for a year. Now it won't connect. I plugged in the cable and pushed the PS3 main menu button but unable to connect the ps3. Tried with all the other cables too. I also tried ...
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My PS3 controller won't turn on?

My PS3 won't fully activate unless I connect my wired controller but the controller won't turn on. It is saying this every time I turn it on: Connect the controller using a UBS cable, and then ...
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DS4 discharging while off

I use the Official PowerA Charging Dock to charge my DS4 controllers (2), it's very close to the PS4. The story so far: I charged my controllers to 100% (~10pm), put my PS4 in standy-by mode (orange ...
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Is it possible to use a Spektrum DX5e as a normal joystick?

I have a Spektrum DX5e and a Phoenix RC Simulator. Phoenix contained a USB adapter that allows to connect the DX5e to the PC. I'm running Windows7 on PC. Now is it possible to use the Spektrum DX5e ...
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afterglow prismatic controller xbox one dont work… help me!

In the last month, I have purchased an Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller. It worked normally to start. Then, about two days ago, I attempted to put it on mute using the triangle button to the ...
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Does the Microsoft surface offer controller support?

I need to carry a computer up and about, so I decided to use my old Microsoft Surface (The first one). I do want to play Asphalt 8, and a controller is the easiest way to play. I was wondering if ...
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Xbox one afterglow controller

I have just bought a brand new xbox one afterglow controller but it won't glow. Everything else is fine but it's just the glow that doesn't work.