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

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Why the right analogue stick doesn't work correctly in DirectInput games?

DirectInput is a legacy Windows controller API, now-replaced by XInput (2005). Limitations of DirectInput with XInput controllers have been documented by Microsoft: The left and right trigger ...
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How to set default color and brightness of LEDs of the DualShock 4 controller on Linux?

I've bought a DualShock 4 controller and don't own a PlayStation 4 console. It's recognized on my ArchLinux systems out of the box. Newer kernels support it natively. The sole issue is that by ...
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How can I get my PS4 controller to work for Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver on Steam?

I currently use InputMapper 1.6.10.19991 on my computer for my PS4 Controller with the profile set to Emulate an XBox 360 Controller. in the options for Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver the Control option ...
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Xbox 360 controller axis doesn't go back to zero (or center)?

I just bought my first Xbox 360 controller for Windows. I play GTA 4 with this controller, when I move the stick to the left and I let go of the stick, the character keeps moving to the left, even ...
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Xbox 360 controller for Xbox 360 games on Xbox one? [duplicate]

The title line sounds a bit confusing. I apologize for that. Say I'm on my xbox one but I'm playing an xbox 360 game such as borderlands 2. Is it possible to use a wired 360 controller for gameplay?
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can't use arcade stick moving controller while in menu?

So I basically have installed tekken 7 on my PC, and for this game I have bought a "Arcade Game Kits, Quimat 2 Player", Pretty much everything is done with the controller, now the problem I am facing ...
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dualshock 4 not connecting to my ps4 [duplicate]

Sorry for the broken english hallo i have this small problem with my duelshock 4 controller it wont connect with my ps4 i tried to reset and it still doesn't work the licht doesn't blink if you ...
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PS4 slim won't recognize controller

I'm at my wit's end please help me. I have done all the things I needed to do with the controller and it still won't pick up. It does charge it but won't let me do anything with the PS4 even when I ...
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Bluetooth gamepad problem

When i connect my C8 Bluetooth game-pad to my android, the number 4 light turns on. Games don't work well even though I tried the dead trigger 2. Before this started happening number 1 light used to ...
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How can I tell if a PS3 controller may be fake?

I saw the below controller on OLX, the guy selling it claims it's an original. My main worries are sixaxis and decent analog sticks. To be honest, there isn't really anything throwing me off other ...
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Connect wireless Xbox 360 controller to iMac?

I want to have an Xbox 360 controller to be connected wireless to an iMac. I suppose it can be done via Bluetooth, or having a reciever plugged into an USB port, but I'm not sure which controller ...
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Xbox One S controller (via Bluetooth to Linux) isn't binding Start or Select in Nestopia

I'm trying to use the emulator Nestopia with my Bluetooth Xbox One S controller. I'm able to use the controller completely fine in other games and emulators, but for whatever reason when I'm binding ...
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What are the controller ids in a Steam announcement?

In the Steam announcement "v1.55 Released - XInput Support, Xbox One Controller Compatibility", a number of controllers were listed, each with an id of some sort after them. Some of them were as ...
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After initial setup does Xbox One controller via bluetooth connect automatically?

Long question, sorry. I'm thinking about upgrading my wireless 360 controller (via adapter) to a Xbox One S (via bluetooth) for my PC. Currently when I hit the 'guide' button it turns on and connects ...
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Afterglow prismatic controller reset not working

So I recently was messing around with the stream function on my laptop for xbox one and I was having problems with the sensitivity of my controller, so I reset it while it was plugged into the laptop (...
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Minecraft PE with OUYA Controller?

In the Android Bedrock version of Minecraft, I am able to connect an OUYA controller via Bluetooth. However, many of the keybinds do not work as expected. Through some testing, I have been able to ...
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How to map certain function buttons on Kega Fusion to a gamepad?

My specific problem is with the use of "Kega Fusion", a Sega Genesis emulator, with a specific hard-coded keyboard presses for a certain functions (i.e.: Backspace = Fast Forward, F5/F8 = save/load ...
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Control problems in skyrim

Starting a couple of days ago, when playing Skyrim when I try to walk forward, every now and then my character tries to move toward the left. Is this likely a problem with my controller? (Doesn’t ...
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Connected my ps4 controller to a ps3 now can't connect it back

I need help. Since one of my favorite games was BO2 on ps3 I wanted to play IT again, so I unpackaged my ps3 and connected it to my ps4 controller. But when I was done and wanted to connect it back ...
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Xbox one prismatic controller buttons not responding

Hey so I recently purchased an Xbox one prismatic controller and it suddenly stopped working. When I restart the Xbox it will work perfectly for about a minute the none of the buttons will respond ...
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Ps4 controller won’t connect [duplicate]

My two original controllers no longer connected to my ps4 so I set out and bought a brand new controller, in which then that controller will not connect to the console either. It will only flash for a ...
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Steam games with multiple dualshock controllers?

I'm now using dualshock 4 as a controller to play my games on steam, but is it possible to play with two controllers on steam games too? Like you play multi player games with 2 controllers on a PS4?
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Mechwarrior (esp. Mercenaries / Vengeance) with Joystick / HOTAS on Win7x64?

I've spent all day yesterday getting Mechwarrior 4: Mercenaries to work on my machine, and, behold! It finally works and runs. But all I can do is stare at the inside of my Mechs' cockpit, as I had to ...
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My PC detects PS4 controller as audio device

I'm trying to connect ps4 controller to pc but it goes under audio so it doesn't work. I tried remove the device from audio but it just goes back when I try to add it under something else. What can I ...
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Afterglow Xbox 360 Controller no longer works on PC?

I recently got an Afterglow Xbox 360 controller for use on my PC. Worked fine for a few weeks. Leave it overnight. Go to work. Come back. Controller doesn't work. Fidget around with it. None of the ...
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Xbox one wireless controller keeps turning off after 3-4 seconds (Windows 10)

I recently began having this issue where the controller turns itself off after being on and connected for 3-4 seconds and I have had this controller for 4 months now. I don't think it's a battery ...
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PS4 controller not connecting [duplicate]

My ps4 controller stopped working I tried connecting it to my macbook air to play Minecraft. I held the share button and held the ps button and used bluetooth to connect to my laptop. I then tried ...
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Prismatic Afterglow Controller Headphone Jack Issue (Xbox One)

While using a Beats Studio3 headphones on the Afterglow Controller, it gets automatically disconnected (not physically... lol) or unrecognized by the controller, then I unplug & plug again (only ...
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Ps4 controller problems [duplicate]

I've brought 2 New controller and both do the same the white light flashes but will not turn on, I'm assuming they are holding power as they are both New and genuine and the light flashes. I'm not a ...
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How can I Override controller input when remapping the buttons?

So I'm using an Xbox 360 Controller for PC Gaming. Over time I've used several remapping programs (Xpadder, JoyToKey, Steam Controller Mapping, Etc.) and they all seem to have the same limitation (...
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Xbox one controller on PC

I have an Xbox One controller and a bluetooth adapter. The problem is I can't install drivers for the joystick because the controller's mini-usb is broken. The bluetooth adapter works, and the ...
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How to play 4-player in Red Faction 2 for PS4?

Recently bought Red Faction 2 on PS Store, hooked up 4 pads (all logged in as unique users) but when trying to play multiplayer, it gives an error saying no controllers match the specified players. It ...
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PS4 connection with Controller

I have a relatively new PS4 controller (one or two months old). One day, I took it over to my mate's house to play some FIFA, when I can home later that day I went to plug in my controller and ...
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Does the Xbox One Afterglow controller use the same conductive rubber button contacts as the regular Xbox One controller?

My A button gets stuck sometimes (like not popping out directly after I press it). I guess the conductive rubber contact got worn out, so I want to replace it. However, I am not sure if it is the same ...
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How can I use both my controller's analog stick and D-pad in a SNES emulator?

I was in the mood to play Chrono Trigger again and rather than put up with the disc loading times on my PS1 Final Fantasy Chronicles version, I figured I would just use an emulator. Naturally I would ...
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Connect the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller using the USB cable then press the PS button not working

I bought a PS4 and a controller and when I turned on the power button it told me to press the PS button. When I did it the controller just blinks blue and goes back to power off. I tried resetting ...
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Why does my Xbox 360 controller keep shutting off on its own?

My Xbox controller keeps shutting off on its own. It usually happens when a loud sound plays, in LEGO games it happens when I collect a purple stud (If you need to know, other studs don't make it ...
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Xbox 360 controllers to Xbox one [duplicate]

Can I sync the Xbox 360 controller to the Xbox one without using the windows 10 computer, most people are saying to use it with the windows 10 but I don't have a computer so I just wanted to know if ...
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DualShock 4 controller makes crazy false inputs

I have a DualShock 4 controller. It started gradually, at first I would be playing an FPS and once in a while my character would shoot without anything being touched. Now it’s really bad and pretty ...
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My two different controllers don't have the same button recognition ingame

I would like to definitely solve a problem with controllers configuration when I play local games with friends on my PC. I have different controllers (not Xbox controllers but various and random PC ...
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PS4 second controller issues

I'm trying to get the second controller recognized in the game The game sees the other controller as u can see from the pic but the other controller can't move anything. I logged the other controller ...
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How can I use a Rock Candy Xbox 360 controller on 64-bit Windows 10?

Existing instructions for using a Rock Candy Xbox 360 wired controller on Windows seem to refer only to Windows 7/8. Specifically, they suggest downloading and installing Xbox 360 Accessories Software,...
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Multi controller config problems in Windows 10 and in particular on Steam games?

I have 2 Mayflash F300 Arcade Fight Stick Joysticks and 2 Mayflash PS2 PS3 PC USB Universal Arcade Fighting Stick Joysticks. Usually these work relatively well for MAME and I can make them work ...
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XBOX ONE controller has a loose port

Is there a way to fix this? My cord keeps falling out. I use it to play on PC, and certain games MUST have the controller plugged in BEFORE you start them in order to recognize the device. This means ...
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Nintendo GameCube controller problem

I was playing Star Fox Adventures the other day, and the character started moving on its own! I recalibrated it, but that didn't fix the problem. I tried to do some research, but I couldn't find ...
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Can I connect a Xbox One Wireless Controller to Windows 10 with an ordinary BT dongle?

I already have an ordinary Bluetooth 4.0 dongle and the official dongle is kind of overpriced with 30€. So the question is, do I need the official one or will any Bluetooth dongle suffice?
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Xbox One Controller won't connect to Xbox One S

My 1 month old xbox one controller won't connect to my xbox one S wirelessly anymore. Yesterday I was playing FIFA 17 locally against a friend when I had to pause. After pausing my controller ...
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Fallout: New Vegas stopped recognizing my controller

I have a wired Xbox 360 controller I use for all my controller needs when playing a game on my computer, Fallout: New Vegas included. Recently, while playing New Vegas, I accidentally unplugged my ...
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Is it possible to connect my DS4 controller to both my computer and PlayStation?

I use my DS4 to play on my Mac sometimes, but when I connect it to the Mac via Bluetooth, my PS4 doesn't recognize it anymore, so I have to make the PS4 forget the controller only to set it up again ...
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How do I stop my PS controller from powering off when I press the face buttons?

My controller turns off when I press "o" or "x", then it goes to a screen that says "press the PS button to use the controller", then it comes back on after a couple of seconds. Is there any way to ...