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    Guide: How to Use a SixAxis Controller Under Windows Vista x64


    I've made this tutorial, because I had many troubles with installing my SixAxis controller under Windows Vista x64.

    Download: Here

    1. Download and extract the files

    2. Open LibUSB64bit folder and run infwizard.exe. Click on next and select "USB Composite Device" from the list. Click next twice and save the file.

    3. Go to Control Panel and open "Add hardware", select "Install drivers for older devices with Add Hardware wizard".

    4. Select Install hardware manually from list, select "Show all devices", click "Have disk" and browse your computer for the file you created in step 2. If you get an error about compatibility, ignore it and continue.

    5. Now install libusb-win32-filter-bin-0.1.12.1.exe, but make sure you set compatibility mode to Windows XP SP2 (Right click on installation file, click properties, Compatibility tab, Run this program in compatibility mode for Windows XP Sp2 and click OK).

    6. !!IMPORTANT!! Now you must restart your computer, but remember to press F8 during boot! A screen will appear and scroll down to select "Disable Driver Signature Enforcement". You must do this every time you boot your computer, or your usb controllers wont work.

    7. Now Plug your Sixaxis in, start sixaxis64.exe, press Ps3 button once.

    8. You are now able to calibrate the Sixaxis in Control Panel.

    !!IMPORTANT!!
    Make 2 shortcuts of the install-filter.exe in LibUSB64bit folder. One with -i for install and the other one with -u for uninstall. You have to run your install-filter shortcut with -u everytime before you shutdown otherwise you will get a blue screen. And you have to run the -i shortcut everytime after booting vista.

    Sorry about my bad english.


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    I would like to know if there's a way to use the sixaxis controller under Mac OS X

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    how well does the sixaxis controller work for this. anyone else try it?

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    http://www.overclock.net/windows/187919-how-disable-driver-signature-enforcement-vista.html

    Use "Method 2" so you don't have to hit F8 every bootup. (Or supposedly)

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    Quote Originally Posted by patholi View Post
    I would like to know if there's a way to use the sixaxis controller under Mac OS X
    You can.. http://tattiebogle.net/index.php/ProjectRoot/Ps3Controller

    I use it, works great.

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    does it work on vista 32 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by naveenr View Post
    does it work on vista 32 ?
    If not, this one does: http://www.ps3news.com/forums/downlo...o=file&id=3997

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    Would it work for the DS3 as well? Would the rumble be enabled?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thanatos2k View Post
    Would it work for the DS3 as well? Would the rumble be enabled?
    You may want to check this one out instead for that: http://www.ps3news.com/forums/downlo...o=file&id=4041

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    do you have to take the controller apart?

 


 
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