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Windows 7: Using Ps3 Controller With Windows 7

12 Sep 2010   #1
neilq5

Windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 
Using Ps3 Controller With Windows 7

I heard there's a way to use the ps3 sixaxis controller for both gaming and general use on windows 7.
My ps3 has YLOD so I'm thinking of switching to my laptop for gaming and I'm not a fan of keyboard use for gaming

Does anyone have any details on this?


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12 Sep 2010   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Many games for windows are made by Microsoft and tend to favor 360 controllers as xbox is microsoft.
I would recommend getting a usb wired xbox controller, they can be picked up second hand cheaply, Better still if you can find a crossfire RF receiver and wireless controller then go with that
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13 Sep 2010   #3
gurustevie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I've got a PS2 controller that works wonders with my games on my laptop. Plenty of different adaptors you can buy which are relatively cheap to obtain to connect it to your computer.
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13 Sep 2010   #4
neilq5

Windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

thanks for your help
i did some more researching and i found some drivers that will work with windows 7
it needs some work but it will do for now
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