Offtopic: Getting sixaxis working on vista/vistaX64

EDIT , libusb on vista can hurt system if it will work wrong way (e.g. all usb devices doesnt work), a way to fix it – boot safe mode and uninstall libusb., also sources at end of post

a lot of peoples have problems to get sixaxis working in vista64, i solved it for myself tonight.

before doing anything need to disable driver signature checking.

short instruction – download  libusb-win32-filter-bin- from

open file properties, set compatible mode to winxp_sp2 for this .exe. (very important step)

now install  libusb-win32-filter-bin- then reboot.

after reboot u can check if this trick worked, in drivers list(driver properties or etc) for usb devices (e.g. usb hid) u will see libusb0.sys (or etc).

now connect your sixaxis to system via usb cable, run this application – (it’s 32-bit app).

it will find sixaxis in list of usb devices and initialize it (if it shows usb devices list but no sixaxis – try another pc usb ports,  if it doesnt list any usb devices – then filtr installation went wrong).

now press PS button and u can calibrate this sixaxis gamepad in window’s control panel.

this way got  sixaxis to work in vista x64 sp1.

so steps is

1) downlaod libusb-win32-filter

2) run  it with compatible mode – windows xp sp2

3) install it, reboot

4) attach sixaxis gamepad, run sixaxis64.exe, press PS button i gamepad

5) if all was ok, now gamepad should work with windows.

Sources –


  1. McFizz
    November 25th, 2008 | 5:18 am

    sweet, thx!

  2. November 30th, 2008 | 1:51 am

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  3. redevil17
    November 30th, 2008 | 4:21 am

    is there any chance of getting this to work on xp32?

  4. November 30th, 2008 | 5:07 am

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  5. ctu
    November 30th, 2008 | 11:09 am

    internet connection disappears when libusb-win32-filter is installed, and the sixaxis64 doesnt work, i get error saying that “side-by-side configuration is incorrect”.

  6. Veryevil
    November 30th, 2008 | 12:52 pm

    I install libusb-win32-filter-bin- reboot and it blue screens during loading and continues to till I use last known good configuration.

    I did put it in compatibility mode.

    Any ideas? I’m in Vista x64 Ultimate?

  7. Silver-Tiger
    November 30th, 2008 | 10:38 pm

    thank you so much. Now I can finally use my sixaxis under Vista! Woohoo!

  8. Peter
    December 1st, 2008 | 7:54 pm

    Will this work on XP 64-bit? If not, can a version be made to work on that OS?

  9. netkas
    December 2nd, 2008 | 11:16 pm

    libusb isnt very stable in bista yet, especialy if u doesnt set winxp compatibility for setup – it can crash system, so u will have to boot safe mode and desintstall usb

    for x32 apps, there is a a nicer one app, with no enabler, just a driver

    and, afaik, should work on xp64

  10. scootdoot
    December 3rd, 2008 | 3:41 am

    Thanks for the info on the siaxis ps3 controller with vista 64 bit … But i did exactly what you said and got the blue screen of death. Please any ideas.

  11. netkas
    December 3rd, 2008 | 11:12 am


    boot safe mode, desintall libusb and remove libusb0.sys from ur system manualy (it’s in windows/System32 or windows/system32/drivers)

  12. taaalib
    December 6th, 2008 | 9:35 pm

    Hi! I’m not able to download the sixaxis64.exe from rapidshare. The captcha image is always broken. Is there another way to publish the file?

    Thx in advance!

  13. yooy
    December 8th, 2008 | 8:32 pm

    rapid share link down for me to, any other host?

  14. Corey
    December 10th, 2008 | 6:43 am

    taaalib – for some reason it works in IE but not firefox. Try it.

    Also, if I reboot after installing libusb in XP compatibility, it gives all my USB devices some generic driver. I pulled out and old PS2 keyboard and uninstalled libusb, and I can use everything again.

    I tried just doing it without the reboot, but now sixaxis64 is telling me “the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration in incorrect”. Any insight?

  15. Phil
    December 11th, 2008 | 6:14 am

    I just did this and all of my USB ports were unavailable

  16. December 11th, 2008 | 9:37 pm

    I also got a blue screen when shutting down in vista x32. I was able to restart though and uninstalled. I guess I need to go buy a 360 controller. :-/

  17. netkas
    December 12th, 2008 | 5:55 pm

    to make it works in vistax64 need to make sure u disabled signature check,
    and vista x32 ahs no need in it, there is exists few drivers, even without libusb.

  18. Nelson
    December 12th, 2008 | 7:50 pm

    On Vista x64 SP1 i can’t get libUSB to work. I just get every USB device in a non working state. I tested it with disabled signature check and with XP SP2 compatibility mode. The gui installed with libusb just show the two first lines ( libusb version number ).

  19. Nelson
    December 12th, 2008 | 7:54 pm

    For people having side-by-side configuration problems, just install Microsoft Visual C++ Express Edition 2008 ( or any other Visual c++ Studio edition ) because sixaxis64 ask for a VC Debug dll.

  20. omfg
    December 21st, 2008 | 7:24 pm

    😀 works in xp 64 too!!

    Fuck yeah men!!

  21. omfg
    December 21st, 2008 | 7:25 pm

    By the way, i have Visual Studio installed

  22. zerocola
    December 25th, 2008 | 12:25 pm

    it doesnt work on my vista 64 -.-
    any other solutions?
    i got work it once, but then i want to try again, how i get it to work, but then it still ”loading the battery” -.-

  23. Martin
    December 31st, 2008 | 1:45 pm

    I Also get the blue screen by doing this. Under vista 64bit sp1. Solution? plz!

  24. Sov
    January 1st, 2009 | 11:37 am

    Thanks, got it to work on Vista x64.

    Is there any way to add vibration support?

  25. Sov
    January 1st, 2009 | 9:03 pm

    Hey there, for some reason I can’t see my previous comment.

    Thanks for your assistance.

    Have you by any chance found any way to add vibration support to Dual Shock 3 controllers on x64?

  26. darkstone
    January 3rd, 2009 | 12:40 am

    Hi there, the sixaxis64.exe app complains that I am missing MSVCR90D.DLL. I checked this with Dependency Walker. Could it be possible for someone to upload this? Thanks!

  27. gluckens
    January 9th, 2009 | 2:28 am

    I install the libusb, then restart my computer. I have no blue screen, but my mouse/keyboard doesn’t work anymore. The keyboard work during the boot (in bios for example), but after the windows logo, nothing work.
    It seem that libusb cause a conflict with my port, or something like that, I don’t know… I needed to boot on my vista disc and repair my OS
    It’s not today that I will be able to play with my ps3 controller… :(

  28. Captain_Duck
    January 12th, 2009 | 5:56 pm

    So how did you people get it to work in XP64 ?

    Whenever i run the sixaxis64 file it says:
    “This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application might fix this problem.”

    Also when i run the libusb test version it has the driver version -1,-1,-1,-1 is this correct?

  29. Diegorade
    January 12th, 2009 | 8:22 pm

    WARNING: after installed the program,all USBs are “dead”, internet connection was lost…the unique way to revert this, was restored windows from a restorepoint….so, before intalling the program, do a restoration point in windows.

  30. zinc
    January 12th, 2009 | 11:09 pm

    i tried this and all my usb ports stoped working along with my network, had to boot into safe mode and uninstall the driver

    vista x64

    and i did boot into windows with the driver check off via the f8 menu pre boot

  31. Weltner
    January 13th, 2009 | 2:40 am

    Do you know why there would be any reason this causes the BSoD? I have tried it multiple times, making sure the driver sign check is off, and yet when I reboot, on the loading bar part of the startup process, it crashes. :/ This is after installing libusb, by the way.

  32. Ken
    January 13th, 2009 | 3:18 am

    Will the C++ also fix the fact that my network become disabled, and Mouse not working/ ANY USB DEVICE!

    If not, how do we fix that?

    I got the “Side by side…..” error, I tried using a PS/2 mouse.

  33. Weltner
    January 13th, 2009 | 4:37 am

    Quick update: It is indeed libusb that is causing the trouble, but I have no idea on how to fix the problem. Any ideas would be great.

  34. Dan
    January 13th, 2009 | 10:36 am

    I can’t get it to work on Windows XP x64. Without libusb I can see the controller in Windows Game Controllers control panel, but it doesn’t respond. With libusb, sixaxis64 can initialize the controller, but now the controller is gone from Game Controllers.

  35. January 24th, 2009 | 8:02 am

    Hi there,

    I did the installation all good…. No i run sixaxis64.exe and it says get report >> 0x03F2 and when i disconnet my controller it says sixaxis not found… So that sound all good to me. But now i have to press the ps button to get it in the game control program but thats not working…
    Pls help… Vista 64bit


  36. TheMonkeyz
    January 27th, 2009 | 3:48 am

    “the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration in incorrect”

    I’ve been able to run sixaxis64.exe after removing the USB Hub between my gamepad and the USB cable. Now I have a different layout when I test in Control Panel/Game Controllers.

    I still can’t use the pad, I tried switching USB port and it stays recognized but it doesn’t see keypresses.

    By the way I’ve got a bunch of “Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller” marked with exclamation (marks…).

    I’ll fiddle some more tomorrow..

    Oh and I’m running Vista64 Ultimate on an Asus M3A78-EM.

  37. TheMonkeyz
    January 27th, 2009 | 11:57 am

    Found something interesting here,, but I gotta go to work for now.

  38. Micke
    February 1st, 2009 | 10:01 pm

    i have vista32 and could install “libusb-win32-filter” and it worked. but then i tried to fix to use it weirless so i restalled “libusb-win32-filter” (dont know why :P)but then my usb stoped working, i restarted my computer and got blue screen. so i have to go in safe mode and uninstall “libusb-win32-filter”, after ive uninstall it the usb working again.but how can i make “libusb-win32-filter” to work again? please help..

  39. Borda
    February 5th, 2009 | 4:55 pm

    tryied with windows xp pro x64, had to install Microsoft Visual C++ Express Edition 2008 in order to be able to run the x64.exe but everything worked, nice find, i had searched and tryed several drivers and different files with no result, but this worked like wonders, cheers mate for the finding and posting it.

  40. AnIronicSolution
    February 6th, 2009 | 6:04 pm

    This is VERY RISKY! For some reason, after installing libusb-win32-filter-bin- and rebooting, all my USB slots in the back got fried! How do I know this? My internet wasn’t working after rebooting and then I realized that my D-Link USB internet adapter was hooked to the back. I unplugged it and hooked it to the front and there was internet. Luckily, I have two USB slots in the front that didn’t get affected. Yes, I did the WinXP compatibility thing. I have Vista 64-bit.

  41. AnIronicSolution
    February 6th, 2009 | 6:39 pm

    Well, I managed to fix the USB problem. I disabled and reactivated them. I think the driver did something to them. I already uninstalled this driver and I’ll just get a PS2 adapter instead of cutting corners and ruin my PC. Thanks for the attempt, though.

  42. tim
    February 9th, 2009 | 4:51 am

    assuming this is the same for some with Windows Vista X64 bit editions with me running on Windows 7 Beta.

    Installing the lib screws up the USB ports such that all USB ports died after restarting the computer and booting into windows(BIOS still had USB ports powered). In order to fix it, switch a PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse and uninstall the lib, once its uninstalled your USB ports should be fixed

  43. February 14th, 2009 | 10:54 pm

    hmmm…. well first of all im using win7 public beta here. next is i tried using the filter installer thingie and idk if it does anything since i had manually copied the files into the respecitive locations listed in the sixaxis_libusb.inf file. unfortunately i am a total newb when it comes to hacking/programming (i just know sum c and java) and couldn’t QUITE tell what the second section is doing besides maybe messing the registry. also worth noting i disabled driver signing and rebooted before trying any of this. i can now connect ps3 controllers and they show up in Game Controllers (just like 32bit vista) but none of the button presses work. under 32bit i just run ps3sixaxis_en.exe but when i try that it errors (makes sense) but sixaxis64.exe says ERROR: SIXAXIS not found. i am running the program with elevated privileges and still no go. also i had a different error before but installing visual c++ express took care of that. so it looks like sixaxis64 needs a rewrite for win7 (and prolly vista too). OH!!! and i was using libusb-win64 NOT the 32bit crap. i’m no expert but i would definitely NOT advise using that under any circumstances :/

    any chance u open source that mf?

  44. marker
    February 16th, 2009 | 2:52 pm

    Do you know if there is any way to run these drivers under Vista x64?

  45. SOHipItHurts
    February 18th, 2009 | 6:01 am


    I had the same problem what you need to do is use a ps/2 keyboard or mouse (IE one that doesnt use a USB port)

    Also, Im having quite a few problems myself but im making progress, how do I turn off signature check with vista 64?


  46. SOHipItHurts
    February 18th, 2009 | 11:33 pm

    So sry for the double post…

    I figured out the signature check stuff and and am running libusb in compatability mode but every time I start up with or without signature check my usb ports are not active, any ideas?

  47. Anazzar
    February 26th, 2009 | 5:06 am

    Well just anycanse anyones wondering, this trick doesnt work for windows 7 x64, had to do a system restore to get my ubs ports working again.

  48. netkas
    February 26th, 2009 | 8:00 pm

    Sources released.

    If filter driver doesnt work in win7_x64, then it’s not good, for x32 there is exists good drivers

  49. SOHipItHurts
    March 8th, 2009 | 2:04 am

    Im glad you told me that cuz i was thinking of dling windows 7 to try it out

  50. Jdoggjp85
    March 19th, 2009 | 2:31 am

    it does work in windows 7 x64 for anybody wondering. Dont know which version you guys have but release 7000 of win7 x64 works just fine. you have to disable driver signing before you start windows switch the compability to win32 like it said in the instructions install the libusb-win32-filter-bin- reboot and remember to disable the driver signing again ( u might have to do this all the time which is annoying but i have been doing it since vista x64 first came out) then connect the controller it should fine the drivers, if you heard the weird noise that the usb does when it cant install drivers then you might of have a different driver load up and you need to go to device manager fine the exclamation mark for the usb device and uninstall it and reboot again.If everything goes good all the devices should work fine and when you connect the controller you should heard the sucessful noise in windows when you connect a usb device, then just run sixaxis64 ( the window might open and close real quick but it should work just to confirm it did open a command promt and run the sixaxis64 from there and you should have some thing like this ”
    Sony – PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller
    REQUEST: Get_Report >> 0x03f2
    SUCCESS: Data << f2 ff ff 00 00 23 06 b4 e6 0e 00 03 50 81 d8 01 8a
    SIXAXIS initialized “) and if you go to the game controllers in control panel and then properties and it should be working if not make sure u press the the middle PS button in the control that should make it work.

  51. Dante38490
    March 20th, 2009 | 2:09 pm

    its not your method Jdoggjp85 reinstalls the device fine but when I’m asking the same thing it’s still yellow and my keyboard, mouse not done yet I like your words and nothing to do

  52. Jath
    March 25th, 2009 | 12:01 am

    Yeah, I definitely want this to work with Vista 64-bit, but I don’t really want to try it, taking a chance like that. I’ll just play my games on my crappy XP laptop until there is some awesome fix that comes out for the 64-bit version, with no USB disabling, etc.

  53. ymmt
    March 26th, 2009 | 3:48 am

    Wanted to confirm that it indeed does work for Windows 7 x64, Build 7057.

  54. Kirculez
    March 27th, 2009 | 6:13 am

    OK… so I feel like I’m onto something here.

    First I put my Windows 7 machine into Test Mode via Digital Signer Enforcement Overider (DSEO) .This means I dont have to keep choosing “Disable Driver Signage” at bootup. (watermark removal is possible)

    I then downloaded the Sixaxis x64 drivers from I proceded to digitaly sign the .sys files with DSEO.

    Then I ran install-filter.exe. Afterwards, I went to the device manager and specified sixaxis-libusb.inf as the new driver location for USB Human Interface Device (the Sixaxis’) THIS LEFT MY OTHER USB PORTS ALONE!!!! (no BSOD crap)

    The SIXAXIS is now in a new LibUSB menu in Device Manager. When I run testlibusb-win.exe it now recognizes the controller (instead of -1 -1 -1 -1)

    The last step… Running the Initiator (ps3sixaxis_en.exe). It crashes and nothing I can do will let it run. I tried sixaxis64.exe from this tutorial and it shows the side-by-side error.

    Any help on this last step and x64 use will be safe and stable.

  55. Besaid
    March 28th, 2009 | 1:53 am

    Thx alot been trying for a week now and got it to work followed each step top of page works perfectly.

    Running Vista x64 premium home edition
    PS3 controller 😀

  56. Kirculez
    March 28th, 2009 | 7:51 am

    Sorry about the double post.

    I have been partially successful in using the sixaxis64.exe found at (the one from this threads instructions)

    When run it claims that Sixaxis has been activated, but no amount of PS button pressing will make it appear in the controllers list. Everything appears to be working. What am I missing?

  57. Besaid
    March 28th, 2009 | 6:14 pm

    Download Microsoft Visual C++
    Then sixasis64.exe will run, Press the ps button when the black screen comes up then go to game controllers properties, Settings and click reset to default.

  58. Kirculez
    March 28th, 2009 | 7:25 pm

    Yes I already have VC and sixaxis64 works and even says SIXAXIS Initiated. It is in my Devices and Printers list (Windows 7 feature) and it appears to be working but will not show itself in the game controllers list. There is not settings button in “Game Controllers”.

  59. Besaid
    March 28th, 2009 | 7:50 pm

    Try to plug the controller in another usb port Till windows see’s the controller.

  60. Kirculez
    March 28th, 2009 | 9:30 pm

    Windows does see the controller in device manager and in Devices & Printers but not in the controllers list. I cannot plug it into another usb port due to the fact that these unsigned drivers are tied to the port they are installed on. When its plugged in another port I get what everyone gets before they start trying to make the controller work. I could install on another port but I have already tried that and I only have 2 available to me at the moment (both on the same PCI resource)

  61. Besaid
    March 29th, 2009 | 12:19 am
  62. Kirculez
    March 30th, 2009 | 3:24 am

    So far unsuccessful but I appreciate the help. I tried those methods and the last one got me no-where.

    Here is the farthest I’ve gotten. I don’t understand how the initiator could be successful and yet not show up in the controller menu. (Its even in Devices & Printers) Don’t waste any more time on me.

  63. Kirculez
    March 30th, 2009 | 3:27 am
  64. Sinister
    March 31st, 2009 | 7:31 pm
  65. Matt
    April 2nd, 2009 | 1:27 am

    Hmmm, i don’t understand. When i’m done installing the libusb with the win-xp sp2 compatibility mode i lose control on all my usbs ports and my mouse.

    I also disabled drivers signature checking before the libusb installation.

    Anyones has any insight on what went wrong?

    Using Premium Vista 64 bits


  66. Besaid
    April 3rd, 2009 | 6:43 pm

    While disable drivers enforcment has started (Disable Firewall and also UAC) then install lilusb win32-filter-bin- after that restart comp press f8 again disable drivers enforcment you will have to do this every time you restart or turn on your comp, or your keyboard and mouse wont work. You can probably turn firewall back on if everything works.

  67. Viperfx
    April 3rd, 2009 | 8:58 pm

    Using the orginal steps at the top, i managed to get this to work. However, everytime my computer restarts i need to re calibrate it. Is there any way to save the data or something?

  68. Viperfx
    April 4th, 2009 | 3:12 pm

    actually now i have solved the situation. I used the program that was given a few posts above … DSEO.

    After all the steps i used it to sign, usbhub.sys and then i never got anymore problems, such as constant BSOD’s.

    However the calibration is lost everytime computer starts, still not sure how to fix that.

  69. Viperfx
    April 5th, 2009 | 10:17 am

    ok….sorry for the triple post…but

    It seems the startup BSODS are fixed but when i shutdown, it still BSOD’s.

  70. Eric
    April 6th, 2009 | 9:16 pm

    Hey been trying to get my sixaxis controller to work with windows 7 for a few weeks now. Finally I got it to work with the instruction above. thanks for the instruction.

  71. Viperfx
    April 7th, 2009 | 7:44 pm

    my instructions? well if so, np 😀

    But can i ask wether your using 64bit or 32 bit windows 7, and does it BSOD on shutdown.

  72. TaS
    April 9th, 2009 | 11:15 pm

    After speding 1 day, I finally got it worked. Please follow the following steps in order to make it work:

    1. Install DSEO, then select test mode
    2. Restart
    3. Install win32-filter-bin- and select windows2000 compatibility from properties
    4. Connect your sixaxis controller and press ps button
    5. Run sixaxis64.exe

    If this does not work simple try a different usb slot.

    Tested on Vista64 sp1

  73. Eric
    April 11th, 2009 | 8:37 am

    sorry i meant the instruction on top of the page and I’m using x64 and no BSOD everything works find after shut-down.

  74. Viperfx
    April 11th, 2009 | 10:44 am

    hmm ok then. Do you need to re calibrate the controller everytime you restart windows or shut it down?

  75. Thibault
    April 14th, 2009 | 5:57 pm

    Doesn’t work for me. All method doesn’t work for me (vista ultimate 64bits) :(

    April 18th, 2009 | 1:06 am

    Not a good idea… brought my system to a halt. Something in the BIOS didn’t like the new drivers. Had to restart in safe mode & reinstall old drivers, then tell Windows to start in last known good configuration. My verdict – wait until there is a more reliable way to do this on 64bit machines.

  77. Madness59
    April 20th, 2009 | 1:19 am

    Yeeaaah it works, thank a lot Netkas !! Nice Job !

  78. SOHipItHurts
    May 7th, 2009 | 11:29 pm

    This hasnt worked since day 1 for me and im fed up with it im taking everything off my computer but I cant get rid of DSEO.

    Where do I disable/uninstall DSEO? I cant find it in the control panel and there isnt a folder for it.


  79. xCYBERKIDx
    June 2nd, 2009 | 12:26 am

    I set the compatibility to win32 service pack 2 and then installed and rebooted but i kept getting a blue screen, what did i do wrong?

  80. BlAcKjAcK
    June 3rd, 2009 | 5:12 pm

    IF YOU HAVE WINDOWS VISTA SP2 DO NOT USE THIS APPLICATION! This thing caused me nothing but a fucking headache. After I followed the instructions, I had to first end up typing my password with the on-screen keyboard because my keyboard was disabled from some fucked up win32 configuration I’m betting. Then all of my USB drivers got fucked and I can’t even listen to my iPod and still trying to figure out how to fix.

    ////find libusb0.sys somewhere in windows folder and remove it

  81. Al
    June 6th, 2009 | 12:24 am

    I can’t even use mouse or keyboard in safe mode after installing libusb, so there for can’t uninstall, but if any one know’s how please let me know

  82. Al
    June 6th, 2009 | 3:09 am

    never mind stupid me!all i had to do was press f8 at start up, thank you utube

  83. billythefisherman
    June 11th, 2009 | 11:30 pm

    So my usb ports have stopped working in both normal mode and safe mode how did everybody remove this driver without going back to last known configuration? If its to do with F8 what option should I be choosing – I’ve tried them all!

  84. Al
    June 12th, 2009 | 9:57 pm

    billy just press f8 at startup and do a system restore

  85. BlAcKjAcK
    June 15th, 2009 | 5:39 pm

    If your computer is anything like mine…

    (I run Windows Vista Home Premium SP2)

    …Then your mouse and keyboard was totally corrupted and even F8 doesn’t work to try to uninstall in Safe Mode.

    I used the on-screen keyboard to type in my password and then I just simply uninstalled libusb, re-installed all my drivers with the “Drivers Disc” that was sent with my computer and everything was fixed.

  86. mike
    June 23rd, 2009 | 8:54 am

    well i am having the same problem no usb at all no kb or mouse… I can into the safe mode selection screen however I lose my keyboard and mouse in even in safe mode, and as I have a newer computer with no ps2 jacks im kinda screwed. My only salvation is that I run a dual boot with xp on the other hard drive so i can still get to that (where im typing this from) and as Ive lost my vista cd (actually the kids kinda destroyed it) I cant repair that way either.

    I can still access the other hard drive through xp tho, so I wanted to know if there is a way i can somehow uninstall the libusb-win32-filter-bin- from the other drive without actually booting into the vista side, or manually repair it from this xp side that is still working

    /// find and remove libusb0.sys (or libusb.sys) and libusb.dll files in windows folder of vista partition

  87. Al
    June 23rd, 2009 | 7:19 pm

    mike did u try f8 at startup, if not do a system restore, it worked for me at least, i use vista 32bit sp2.

  88. mike
    June 27th, 2009 | 8:40 am

    yeah I can get to f8 menu however as windows loads i lose usb (ie i see the lights on my mouse turn off thru the loading screen… lose keyboard too so i have no way to input any commands) and as Ive said the Vista 64 disk has been destroyed… havent contacted Microsoft for a replacement although i think just salvaging the files and reinstalling xp might be more appropriate and faster as I am really beginning to hate vista and kinda want to scrap it in liu of xp anyway. Still Id hate to see my system go to fail status because I wanted to use the SixAxis controller on my comp 😀

    Admin: i deleted the libusb*.* pretty much on the other harddrive… but no luck its a 64 bit install i dont know if that makes a difference although i found the files in the sysWOW64 directory …. still SOL on USB in that windows startup

    Any other ideas would be very appriciated

  89. Al
    June 27th, 2009 | 6:26 pm

    mike try a wireless mouse because when i installed libusb i could connect my phone and bluetooth stick and they were recognized, even tho my wired keyboard/mouse were not so some things are still recognized when libusb is installed, with a bit of luck it might work.

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    July 3rd, 2009 | 10:58 pm

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  91. Robztah
    August 3rd, 2009 | 8:44 pm

    can’t LibUsb do a win64 driver ? :S

  92. Bobnine
    August 6th, 2009 | 4:44 am

    I am also getting the side-by-side error, I tried it with Visual Studio C++ 2008, and then the Visual C++ 2008 x86 and x64 redistributable and none of them worked. I also tried unplugging my usb hub and it didn’t do anything. I haven’t had any problems with other devices and the controller shows up in the Game Controllers control panel but it doesn’t respond to any axis or button presses. I am running Windows 7 RC. The controller used to work fine in XP.

  93. Bobnine
    August 6th, 2009 | 6:42 am

    I found a different driver that works in windows 7:

  94. Wiktor
    March 16th, 2012 | 6:55 pm

    The link is broken… The file does not exist…

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