To test a game controller


Open Game Controllers in Control Panel.


Under Installed game controllers, click the controller you want to test, and then click Properties.


On the Test tab, test your controller by moving or pressing each control, including the stick, wheel, yoke, pads, and buttons as appropriate.

After you perform an action with the controller, view the results on the Test tab.


To open Game Controllers, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Game Controllers

If the controller is not functioning properly, it may need to be calibrated. To calibrate it, on the Settings tab, click Calibrate.

To return the controller to the default settings, on the Settings tab, click Reset to Default.

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