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

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Can I use any micro USB cable to connect wireless Xbox One controller to PC?

I found that you can't connect your regular Xbox One controller to my PC using the Charge and Play kit since the cable only provides power and no data transfer. So I bought a "wired" Xbox One ...
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Saitek X45 hat not working

I have an old Saitek X45. For years it has worked fine but now the Hat button 2 has stopped working. Does anyone know how it may be fixed.
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Emulate XBOX controllers using keyboard [on hold]

I have just bought Rocket League on Steam. It seems that this game doesn't support 2 players on same keyboard, what is totally incomprehensible for me. I thought about emulating 2 XBOX controllers ...
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Different sensitivity when zooming in

Is it possible to adjust the "look-around sensitivity" for when zooming in and not zooming in with a weapon in Destiny? I know I can change the sensitivity for both but I want to have slow when ...
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Using the Mayflash GameCube to USB adapter. All buttons work except the C-Stick?

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 ...
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Adjusting in-cockpit view

I have issue with in-cockpit look around using the hat-switch on Logitech G940 HOTAS controls in War Thunder. If I use the mouse-look (default: press and hold C key while moving mouse), I can see ...
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Does Microsoft still make a Wireless Xbox 360 Receiver for the PC?

I'm sure I read somewhere that Microsoft have stopped producing Wireless Xbox 360 Receivers for PCs, but I can't remember where. For anyone confused, I'm referring to these things: I've searched ...
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Can't calibrate generic usb gamepad right thumb

I have a Chinese generic USB gamepad using the driver that Windows 10 came with because the included driver is 32bit and whenever I use x360ce on 64bit games (such as Sleeping Dogs), the game crashes ...
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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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Can I use a 360 controller on Xbox one

Since Windows 10 came out I have been enjoying the stream xbox games to PC feature, I use the wireless adapter for 360 with a 360 controller on my PC and all the Xbox One games I have tried work so ...
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How to use an Xbox One controller wirelessly with a PC?

As I understand it, the Xbox One controller uses a standard USB port, which allows someone to connect it to a PC with a standard USB cable. A wired solution does not meet my needs and it is very ...
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Getting 3 or 4 players working in Rayman Origins with non-360 (XINput) controllers

After a large amount of work, I still can't get more than 2 players working in Rayman Origins. I have 2 official xbox 360 controllers which work, but I cannot get any of my other controllers working ...
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XBox 360 Wiresless controller play Flight Simulator X on Steam

I picked up an XBox 360 wireless controller for windows and I'm having trouble getting it picked up in microsoft flight simulator x for steam. Worth noting I'm running Windows Server 2k8 - so I ...
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How do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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Is it possible to translate keyboard/mouse inputs to controller x-input?

With Windows 10 coming out this week, I was wondering if its possible to translate Keyboard/mouse inputs into emulated Xbox controller inputs? This would allow one to use a mouse and keyboard to play ...
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XBox One Controller Periodically Disconnects

My Xbox One has been working great for about a year. In the past week, the controller has started disconnecting every five or ten minutes. It takes about 20 seconds to reconnect. This happens with two ...
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CounterStrike: GO - Xbox 360 controller not moving

I enabled the controller in the settings but I am unable to move in-game using the control sticks. This controller works with most other games that have controller support on steam.
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How to advance time in Dragon Age Inquisition tac cam for PC?

I looked into many guides and videos about the tactical camera in dragon age inquisition. Often the "advance time" function is mentioned, and in videos where a game pad controller is used, there is a ...
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Can you connect 4 wired xbox 360 controllers to one pc?

I would like to play some steam games I bought with 3 other people. These are games much more suited to a controller however, and I only own two PS4 controllers. My question is, If I were to buy ...
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XBox 360 Controller not recognized on Assassin's Creed II PC

I recently got Assassin's Creed II during the Steam Holiday Sale. I had played Assassin's Creed with my wired XBox 360 Controller without a problem, and I was looking forward to using it for this ...
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Can a Wii-U gamepad be used as the screen for multiple players?

The Wii U is of interest to me due to the fact you do not necessarily need a TV in order to use it, being able to use the game pad as the screen.However, I would mainly be interested in playing with ...
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Two player on Wii U with no TV [duplicate]

I was initially attracted to the Wii U due to its capability to play games without the use of a TV. However I would be interested in playing multiplayer without a TV as well. Since Nintendo does not ...
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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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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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How can I use a Wamo Pro gamepad in a desktop Windows PC?

I have a Wamo Pro which is a gamepad mainly aimed at iOS and Android mobile devices (it works fine in my Android phone), but despite being also advertised as being compatible with PC, the instructions ...
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Can a PC be used as a power source for an Xbox One controller?

I can use a power outlet to power my Xbox One controller using a USB charger. My laptop also gives my Xbox One controller power but instead registers as a plug and play device and doesn't connect to ...
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Xbox One Controller triggers function weird after 2 minutes of being turned on

I'm using an Xbox One controller with my PC. The controller functions perfectly for the first 2 minutes, both RT and LT changes its values from 0 to 255 properly but after some time, the triggers ...
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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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Ultimate Game Pad emulator for android not working with NFS Most Wanted 2005

I am not able to use the ultimate game pad emulator for android when playing Need for Speed Most Wanted 2005 edition. The emulator emulates a joypad using bluetooth. I am able to play Call of Duty ...
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How to use the Xbox button on Xbox controllers to do some action with my PC?

I would like to use the Xbox button to launch games or take screenshots on my PC. Is is possible to map the Xbox button? Using a third party software, for example?
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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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Can the PS4 controller's headphones port be used over bluetooth to PC?

I have PS4 controller and wired headphones. If I connect the controller to PC/Laptop via Bluetooth, will I be able to use it as "wireless headphones" by connecting normal headphones to the controller? ...
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What is the difference between the normal Xbox One controller and the 'Play and Charge Kit' version?

I'm planning on buying a Xbox One controller in order to use it to play games on my PC. I'd like to ask what is the difference between the normal one(which includes an USB) and the one with Play and ...
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How to play Dark Souls with an Xbox controller on PC?

I can't seem to find a reference for all the mechanics of Dark Souls as played on PC (specifically Prepare to Die Edition on Steam in case that makes a difference). These are the controls I'm aware ...
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Can I sync a Guitar Hero World Tour controller dongle with a Guitar Hero 3 guitar?

So, I was curious, can I sync this controller dongle (that little thing, not the guitar itself): with this guitar? . I want to play Frets on Fire with this guitar on the PC with this set but I ...
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Gamepad left analog stick is not sensitive

I have a new gamepad (bought yesterday) that works fine except for one aspect: The left analog stick is not sensitive enough when moving it to the left. For some games, this is not a problem, but for ...
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Why are my Wii Remotes being laggy and choppy?

So I'm playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U (offline) and the controls are doing all sorts of weird things. Sometimes there's just crazy lag (like I'll hold left to run and it takes like 2 seconds for ...
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Can I rocket jump with a controller on pc?

I often see soldiers flying by overhead to get to the control points quicker. Sometimes I have seen Demomen (though this is really no hard task with Demoman) and sometimes even engineers doing this ...
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Deadpool doesn't work with gamepad

I recently installed deadpool and I enjoy it very much. But playing with the keyboard is more distracting and less fun than playing with the gamepad. I tried using a wireless gamepad and the X-Axis of ...
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Are 3 of the 4 LEDs on the Moga Pro Power Android gaming controller useless?

I don't get it. Even when it's fully charged, only the blue bottom LED is lit. When searching for BlueTooth pairing, all 4 LEDs are blinking blue, but then once it's paired, only the bottom one is ...
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How do I improve my thumbstick aiming? [duplicate]

I'm 99% a console gamer. My brain prefers that I have a controller in my hand. However, when a game requires that I use a thumbstick/control stick/analog stick to aim/target, I enter a world of ...
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Why isn't Windows' game controller properties able to recognize the guide button on the F310?

It seems to work on Steam Big Picture but somehow it won't get detected in both Xpadder and Windows' built in game controller properties thing. It doesn't even show up on the buttons list there.
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How can I map a button on a controller to launch Steam Big Picture

I'd like to be able to, like with a PS3, pick up my controller and hit a button and have Steam Big Picture load up. To complicate the situation, I already have steam running (to keep games up to ...
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How to repair a malfunctioning button on a PS3 Dualshock controller?

The X button stopped working on one of my PS3 controllers. It's hardly through abuse, the controller isn't a year old and I don't play a lot. The button doesn't stick, it presses like the others, ...
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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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Problem with XBox One headset when switching controllers

I've had an issue with my XBox One controller and headset since day one and although it's gotten better with all the system and controller updates, there's still an outstanding problem. When playing ...
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Touchpad controller for ps4

Can one use his/her cellphone (say android) as a gamepad for ps4 or XBox one? I was thinking to buy a ps4 as a gift for a friend with disability but she can only use touchpad like cellphone or iPad.
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Which controllers do I need for playing GameCube and N64 games on a Wii?

I'm completely new in the world of video games, so forgive me if I'm clueless. I just bought a used Wii and found out that it was modified so that it can play N64 and GameCube games. I'm not sure what ...
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PS3 Controller wont sync wireless and tethered. Is recognised on PC

I have a PS3 controller that will not function at all wireless or tethered. After looking at some troubleshooting I have attempted the reset button on the controller and also done this with console on ...
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How can I use unlicensed controllers on the PS4?

Given that I use a PS4 and already have a few controllers that I want to use with the PS4 instead of buying almost the same controller licensed for the PS4 or void warranties of controllers, what ...