Advice 1: How to connect a joystick to the computer

To play on the computer like every second. Someone is limited to the unfolding of solitaire, and someone prefers "logical action" and "shooter". But if you lay out the cards can only use the keyboard, more complex games require a special joystick. And the connection process consists of several stages: installation, inspection, configuring games to work with the joystick.
How to connect a joystick to the computer
Instruction
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Check out the game pre-installing the drivers for the joystick on your PC. Should make sure whether the ability to connect the game itself. To do this, plug the joystick and go to the game. Enter the settings screen, then "control settings". Tick the box or in the list of devices select your device. If the joystick is not working, it for the reliability test it on other games. If the joystick is not working only in one game, then contact support of the developers of the game.
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If you don't get from the joystick response test it. In operating systems of family of Windows, open "control Panel" then "Game controller". The status of your joystick should be OK. If the status is not "OK", then make click on the button "Properties" and then click "Check". If the joystick is working properly, then it will vibrate or beep.
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In the case where the status of the joystick is "not connected" (faced with this problem when connected to Game port or joystick, just not in this window (joysticks with USB connection), then the cause may be, or a faulty joystick, or software, used Windows.
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The joysticks on the Game port. If the status of the joystick is "Not connected", you should make sure that it's connected in a single instance. Check the correct operation of the Game port. "Control panel" - "System" - "device Manager" - "Sound, or "Game controllers "Joystick for game port". If the latter is listed, then the port is operational, if not, contact the technical support of the shop where you bought the computer.
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Joysticks with USB port. The USB controllers are automatically added to the list of gaming devices after the connection. If the joystick does not appear in the list, check to see whether his computer. Refer to the device Manager (see above) and verify that the controller is installed correctly in the device list. If not, then turn on the joystick.

Advice 2: How to install joystick on PC

Today there is a wide variety of computer games. It can be online version, and an installation disk. In order to play, you usually use the keyboard. But it also happens that the need arises to use the joystickAMI. To connect them to the computer will need additional drivers. To carry out this operation, you need to follow certain rules.
How to install joystick on PC
You will need
  • PC joystick
Instruction
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For Win'95/98/Me were prepared driver company "Earle F. Philhower, III Inc.". Install it very easy.
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Choose "start" then "control Panel".
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There you will find a folder "Gaming device". Click on this folder.
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You will see that a window opened on the "Game controller", that is, the control panel these joysticks. At the bottom there is a button "Add". Push it.
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In the list that appears, the joystick will not. Choose the "Install from disk" it is Necessary to specify the folder where you placed the file dirctpad.pro. In the left column you should see a file *.inf. Click “OK” twice.
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Select "Finish". Back again in the list of joysticks. There should see the "DirectPad Pro Controller" and the string "DirectPad Force Feedback Controller. If you have a simple joystick, choose the first item ("DirectPad Pro Controller"). In all other cases it is necessary to choose "DirectPad Force Feedback Controller. Click “OK”.
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Before you install the driver be sure to check whether the Game port. If missing, install it.
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Find the joystick, right click, enable "Properties".
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Locate the tab called "Configure". Select the type of joystick. In the item ID, click “ID controller”. Menu "Parallel Port" set LPT port to which you connected the joystick. In the same "Properties" you can see the joysticks, their calibration.

Advice 3: How to connect to PC joystick Sega

The question of the connection of the joystick SEGA to the computer , and when you run the emulators ROMs sagovsky. To play these games on the keyboard will not work - you will quickly get tired hand.
How to connect to PC joystick Sega
You will need
  • Joysticks, soldering irons, duct tape, LPT socket of type "daddy".(that's the one with pins), a few diodes.
Instruction
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To begin, select a few stray sticks, take necessary tools and spare parts, as well as be enthusiastic.
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Next, locate the LPT port on your computer.Outside on the housing of this connector may not be, but if you pay attention to your motherboard, it is unable to detect it.
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To the LPT connector on the motherboard connect the appropriate plug. Plug connector LPT buy on one of the radio markets where are sold used spare parts. Perhaps you know a programmer that will share parts.
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Next, assemble the schematic and the actual equipment itself. Contacts of the parallel port are used for different purposes. There are transactions that are used for data input, there are those that are designed to display information. Locate the wires in the following colors: yellow clock(CLOCK), orange are used for power, blue - GND, green - latch(LATCH), blue is the control contact.
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Transaction Clock and Latch control the transfer of information sequentially. Power to the joystick is supplied through one contact, and is taken from the five wires. Power supply connectors depends on the specific schema of the joystick. The joystick is powered through the diodes. The diodes are the rectifiers, that is, one-way diodes will pass current and the other is not. With LPT port current will pass and is back on his back will not allow the diodes. The direction of the current in the diode is usually depicted as arrows. Solder the diode with the arrow pointing up to the corresponding transactions on the LPT scheme.
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Then connect the joystick. Joysticks have the cable Data, which is the Manager and is denoted in blue. Each joystick in this respect is unique and has its own pin datа. Note that the diodes must match the parameters of resistance, is too powerful to not take. DB25M connector has a on old printer cables or modems. Well, if the connector is collapsible.
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Having dealt with hardware, install software. To do this, locate the driver, such as PPJoy version 0.83. Install the driver in the usual way, then run Configure Joysticks. In the window that appears, click Add and set the options you want. Takim way, you will add the controller LPT.
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Next, add new hardware using the Wizard add hardware". When installing don't forget to select "Install from a list or specified location. Here, specify the folder PPJoy. The system should find the drivers and install them.
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Next, install the driver for HID compliant controller. Steps to install driver again, the driver installed with the same folder. All so you install the joystick SEGA to your computer.
Note
Connector plug the LPT needs to be collapsible. If I couldn't find one, cut the cable and ring out the a multimeter.
Useful advice
Sometimes the joystick external connector was not, so the joystick disassemble. Inside the joystick, locate the contacts of the respective colors, connect with plug LPT according to the scheme described above.

Advice 4: How to enable joystick in-game

The world of games today are almost limitless. Some people prefer solitaire, someone logically to reflect on all sorts of "action", and someone was interested in "shooters", football, etc. However, if to solitaire, enough keyboard, but for more complex games, it is often necessary to use a special gaming joysticks, which make management of the most easy.
How to enable joystick in-game
Instruction
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Install the game, make sure that it provides for the connection of the joystick. Usually in games it is celebrated as a manipulator. It is necessary to run the game, enter settings, select the menu "control Settings" and view the information.
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Exit the game. Extract purchased the joystick. Inspect the kit. As a rule, together with a manipulator is a special driver disk for it.
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Install the drivers for the joystick on the computer. To do this, insert the disk that was supplied with the manipulator, and there perform the required actions by pressing successively on the necessary buttons.
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Wait until driver installation. Remove the disc from CD-Roma. Connect the manipulator to the computer and wait for the system to detect it. It should be aware that when connecting a paddle using a standard USB port, the device will automatically be added to the list of gaming devices of the system immediately after making the connection.
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Go to "control Panel". Select "Gaming devices" and click "Properties" - "Check". The joystick must apply a certain signal or Severinovich if he is OK.
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Then start the game. Enter the menu item "Settings". Go to "Settings management". Put a tick in the line "Positioner", if it is not necessary, or select the corresponding menu item (depending on game).
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Go to customizing buttons, putting necessary depending on the requests of the game and your convenience. Click OK or Save. Go to the game and check the operation of the gaming device.

Advice 5: How to connect the joystick from the PS3 to my computer

With the joystick from game consoles to play comfortably. In order to connect and sync your d-pad from the PS3, you need to install the program.
How to connect the joystick from the PS3 to my computer
Most modern games, including computer, specially made for joystick control. For example, in a football simulation or racing best played using a gamepad from the box. Can be used for this joystick from a Playstation 3. In that case, if the user connect the controller Dualshock 3 to the PC, then he can get maximum pleasure from almost any game.

The basic steps



In order to play their favorite apps using a gamepad, there is no need to suffer. You only need to connect the controller from the PS3 to the computer using USB cable. Another option of connection involves the use of a Bluetooth adapter. In this case, you can play wirelessly. Of course, you need to connect and sync the Bluetooth adapter with your computer (in the case of using a joystick on a laptop this kind of adapter to buy is not required, since in most models it is already built). After the user connects joystick on the console to the computer, you will need to download and install the program MotionJoy Gamepad Tool. This program you see everything the game, and therefore, synchronization issues of this software, no one will.

How to work with MotionJoy Gamepad Tool?



After the user installs this program, you need to select "Driver Manager". Then download the driver and the computer will think that you are connecting the joystick to consoles. Next, you need to tick on the item "Xbox 360 Controller Emulator" and select your controller in the list. The computer will assume that it is connected to the controller from the XboX. The only drawback is that it will use all the same button labels as the Xbox, but with this you can easily accept and get used to it. Then click the Enable button. Then you can enjoy the games using the joystick from the PS3.

The software MotionJoy Gamepad Tool is ideal to work with a gamepad from the Playstation 3 and Xbox. Its easy to use owners of both consoles, and the startup process sticks to the computer is no different. In the end, the controller from the PS3 will work the same as with the console (vibration and all the other nuances will be present and not going anywhere).

Advice 6: Why doesn't the joystick

The joystick is a device that allows more convenient to play some computer games than using the keyboard and mouse. However, sometimes the device refuses to work due to misconfiguration or failure.
Why doesn't the joystick
Instruction
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Learn the model of your joystick. Common devices for the personal computer are compatible with the Xbox360 console and are not compatible. Even if your controller does not have instructions, just pay attention to how are the sticks – if the right is below the left, so this is one from Microsoft and is supported by personal computers. A model with a different layout of the sticks, most likely produced by other companies and may not be compatible with the PC. If you know the name of the manufacturer, try to explore its official website and know whether work appropriate joystick when connected to the computer, or is it designed solely for consoles.
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Make sure you have installed the game supports the use of a joystick as control devices. Usually no problem when installing games marked "Games for Windows". All other programs, especially those that came out a few years ago, may not support modern models of joysticks or be incompatible with them at all.
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Install the drivers for your joystick. To do this, click the right mouse button on the icon "My computer" and select "Properties". Open "device Manager" and click the unknown device with an exclamation point. Specify whether to install drivers, for example, with a boot disk or via the Internet. After successful installation of the required services, the device will be identified by the system and will start to work.
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Activate the joystick as a means to control the game. This can be done in the settings in the main menu. Select "control Settings" and switch the "Keyboard and mouse" to "Gamepad" or "Joystick". Save the settings and test the system in the game.
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