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Mar 26 2013
By: bneal0013 First Son 1 posts
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help (recurring controller message)

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i have an older playstation works greet until last night, i put in a game, then all of the sudden it says to attach usb controller. well i have a wireless controller and it works fine.  However when i turn off the machine it goes straight back to that message.  I really need some advice out there from you gamers if you could.....Much thanks

 

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Did you try connecting your wireless controller with a USB cable? If so, does everything work fine?  It may be the wireless module in the PS3 is having an issue.

 

 

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Welcome to the forum.

 

Do exactly what yoru PS3 is telling to and attach your controller via the USB cable.  It prolly is just having an issue recognizing it for some reason which happens occassionally.  Do that and see if it helps. If not come on back and let us know how it shpaed up! 

 

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bneal0013 wrote:

i have an older playstation works greet until last night, i put in a game, then all of the sudden it says to attach usb controller. well i have a wireless controller and it works fine.  However when i turn off the machine it goes straight back to that message.  I really need some advice out there from you gamers if you could.....Much thanks


If for some reason plugging it in alone doesn't fix it then, while its plugged in via USB cable, push the small reset button on the bottom of the controller with a toothpick or a pin.

 

 

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