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Dualshock 4 on PC

Question: Dualshock 4 on PC

Hi,

I'm not great with computers. Please help.

I play a game on my pc, online, and I use a Dualshock 4 control pad to play it as the game is optimised / designed around one. I have tried this wired, bluetooth and wifi (using an official 1st party Dualshock 4 specific adaptor) and no joy. I've tried a different controller also, wired.

What happens is, I'll be playing, moving, running, jumping or performing any other action and all of a sudden my controller will 'lock up' meaning my character will keep running in the direction they were running, or the screen will continue to spin in the direction I was spinning it, if I was holding a trigger down, the game would continue to act as if the trigger were being held down etc.

for just a split second, then it work again. Sometimes this happens twice in quick succession.

It can happen once in a whole night, or not at all, or it can happen multiple times in the space of a few minutes.

I THINK its something to do with my computer restarting my usb connections. You know like how if you unplug something or plug something in to a usb slot your device manager will refresh all the usb connections? Its like that but I've no idea what is causing it. Maybe one of the devices connected via usb is causing them to play up but I'm wondering if there's a simple way for me to diagnose which one it might be?

I think (although it was some time ago and I'm not 100% sure) I've already gone through the process of disconnecting all my usb devices to try and find the culprit, I don't remember it helping.

I've tried checking for driver updates but everything seems up to date. I once did a restore of my system, which didn't help, so I did a complete system wipe, back to installing the OS again and it worked for several months and now is starting again. Which makes me think it can't be hardware related? It was happening constantly, until the complete wipe / reinstall, then worked fine for many many months and recently has started again.

Any advice?

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Hi,
I'm not great with computers. Please help.
I play a game on my pc, online, and I use a Dualshock 4 control pad to play it as the game is optimised / designed around one. I have tried this wired, bluetooth and wifi (using an official 1st party Dualshock 4 specific adaptor) and no joy. I've tried a different controller also, wired.
What happens is, I'll be playing, moving, running, jumping or performing any other action and all of a sudden my controller will 'lock up' meaning my character will keep running in the direction they were running, or the screen will continue to spin in the direction I was spinning it, if I was holding a trigger down, the game would continue to act as if the trigger were being held down etc.
for just a split second, then it work again. Sometimes this happens twice in quick succession.
It can happen once in a whole night, or not at all, or it can happen multiple times in the space of a few minutes.
I THINK its something to do with my computer restarting my usb connections. You know like how if you unplug something or plug something in to a usb slot your device manager will refresh all the usb connections? Its like that but I've no idea what is causing it. Maybe one of the devices connected via usb is causing them to play up but I'm wondering if there's a simple way for me to diagnose which one it might be?
I think (although it was some time ago and I'm not 100% sure) I've already gone through the process of disconnecting all my usb devices to try a... Read more

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Shouldn't be an issue that I could see.

Are you planning on leaving the wires on and just taping them off, or are you planning on removing the wires from the board as well?

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I wanted to connect my wii controllers, but i had already installed dualshock drivers, which don't let you use any other
bluetooth devices. I looked into device manager and couldn't find anything about the drivers.
How do I uninstall them?
Note:
Every tutorial I've seen relies on internal bluetooth, or windows 7/8. If you've found a tutorial that doeosn't, PLEASE TELL ME!

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Hello guys,
I've been playing fifa 17 demo with dualshock 4 on my PC desktop (WIN10). Everything works good, controller works, I am able to remap buttons in game. But when playing I realized that my right stick doesn't control 'skill moves'. Is this because :

it is only fifa 17 demo?, it'll work if I buy full game?
I use PS4 controller and it's functionality is limited? Should I use some software to remap buttons or simulate xbox controller ?

P.S. When going into game settings and customize controls I see list of buttons plus description (left stick is on the list, but right one is missing)
can anyone help please?
Thank you

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I recently got an external bluetooth adapter for a custom built PC.
I wanted to connect my wii controllers, but i had already installed dualshock drivers, which don't let you use any other
bluetooth devices. I looked into device manager and couldn't find anything about the drivers.
How do I uninstall them?
Note:
Every tutorial I've seen relies on internal bluetooth, or windows 7/8. If you've found a tutorial that doeosn't, PLEASE TELL ME!

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Hi,

I'll try to get everything down so far and feel free to ask questions so I can fill in the blanks. I've got a decent PC, it was custom built by my brother who is a bit more techy than me.

Despite this, I only really play one game. Final Fantasy XIV: Online Heavensward.I've played this with a pad, sometimes connected via usb lead and sometimes connected via a small bluetooth USB adapter.

Recently however the pad has been doing this incredibly frustrating thing whereby I'll be playing normally and it'll just lock up for a few seconds. My guy continues running in the direction he was running, or my action bar remains open as if I was still holding down the R2 / L2 button but none of my other buttons will respond. The rest of the game continues along just fine, not graphical glitches, there's no lag, nothing is slowed or stopped. Just my controller that stops working / responding for just a second or two and then responds again.

Now I've tried what I thought was everything.

1. I changed the pad.
2. I replaced the bluetooth adapter with an official Sony DS4 wireless PC adapter.
3. I tried using it wired.
4. I tried using different USB ports.
5. I attempted to update the drivers. (was told I already have the best one available).
6. I completely removed (I think) all drivers and any software associated with any of the controllers.
7. I deleted and reinstalled the game (an hour or two process for a 3 year old + MMO)

None of this seems to h... Read more

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