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    XBox 360 Wireless Controller on PC

    I have an XBox 360 controller in use on my PC via the Crossfire interface. It works great and I'm glad I bought it but does anyone know if it can be used to control the cursor? It would be really handy if you could use it as a mouse.

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    Apparently so:
    _http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/gaming/productdetails.aspx?pid=090

    And with a bluetooth dongle and a freeware app called GlovePIE (google it) you can use a wii remote.

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    Where does it say it can be used for the cursor/mouse? All I can see is how it can be used for gaming. Yeah, I'm probably blind

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    Sorry your right it just says you can use it on XP.

    A quick, 'loaded' google search and brought up a link to this shareware app to config the controller to emulate a mouse: http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/

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    Thanks, didn't think to look for generic software.

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    Im using pinnacle game profiler at the moment with the 360 contoller, make sure you use beta 4.0 for vistas and also check out there forums for the config files that people make for games, already done.


    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is cracking on the plasma now with the 360 pad

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    kool dint no u could use xbox 360 controler

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    Quote Originally Posted by simpsons344 View Post
    kool dint no u could use xbox 360 controler
    Yep, and some games (e.g. Rainbow Six - Las Vegas) come with the controller profile already setup.

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    Beware though - the L and R buttons on the 360 pad (above the triggers) are axis, not buttons so older games won't be able to use them. Whenever you see a game labelled "Games for windows" it means that it natively supports the 360 controller.

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