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Hi there, I put this in the PC gaming section as the peripherals section is being replaced and it's game specific anyway.

I currently have a G27 connected to my PC for use with various racing games ranging from LFS to NFS. However, I have noticed that it is being detected in a few games such as Portal 2 and BF3.

The effect it has is very annoying, in portal, I'm constantly spinning around and have to use the pedals to stop myself. In BF3 It will constantly make me run forward and have to use the paddle shifters to shoot. It will also scroll through the options on the menu really fast. Again, I'll have to use the pedals to stop it.

Obviously it's not possible to play like this in either of the games. I have looked through the settings and could not find a way to stop it using the G27 for controls. The only option is to unplug it, however this then erases all of my user settings for LFS for some reason and it's just plain annoying to have to rummage behind my PC every time I want to play BF3 / Portal after playing LFS which I play daily.

Does anyone have any idea on ways to stop this happening? It deters me from playing 1 or two of the games sometimes, to the point where I haven't even finished Portal 2! Any help would be much appreciated.

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Crooks.
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Hey mate your best bet is to find it in Devices and Printers and choose 'disable'. Then all you gotta do is disable it before you play portal 2 of anything else. I hope that helps.
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Some of my friends have had this problem with their G27s. Strangely I haven't but try this:

Go into the Logitech Profiler. Click "options" - "global profiler settings." Click the button that says "do not apply profiles to games automatically"

Hopefully that fixes it since I'm pretty sure that is what the wheel software is doing.
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Hey mate your best bet is to find it in Devices and Printers and choose 'disable'. Then all you gotta do is disable it before you play portal 2 of anything else. I hope that helps.
I have to restart my PC apparently when I try this.

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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
Some of my friends have had this problem with their G27s. Strangely I haven't but try this:

Go into the Logitech Profiler. Click "options" - "global profiler settings." Click the button that says "do not apply profiles to games automatically"

Hopefully that fixes it since I'm pretty sure that is what the wheel software is doing.
Ahh, I hadn't even thought of this one. I will definitely give it a go!

EDIT: Just tried it and it didn't work. It appears that there is a setting to turn off controllers. But now the Esc key is bound to jump and I can't bind it to anything else?! (Portal 2 by the way)
Edited by Crooksy - 10/10/11 at 1:37pm
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