How to Make a Joystick Into a Mouse

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Introduction: How to Make a Joystick Into a Mouse

this isnt really an instructable but it is incredibly cool. you get your gaming joystick, download some software and, voila you have a joystick as a mouse!

Step 1: Whot Ta Do


ok so, go to, http://electracode.com/4/joy2key/JoyToKey%20English%20Version.htm and download the software, its clean dont worry. the interface is self explanatory but, just to be sure.....
extract the files from the zip download. open joy key.exe, create a configuration. set the left right and up down axies to MOUSE: 50 or 60. any more and it moves to fast, any less and it is painstakingly slow. I set the other buttons to left and right click, ctrl, space, enter and pg up, pg down. i have found these the most useful.

I use the stick for games that arent configured to joysticks (save a configuration for the game under the games name) I use it for browsing the web because you dont need to type that much and for lots more stuff that is cool to do on a stick rather than a touch pad or mouse. 

Enjoy your new toy!!!!!!

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    Chrome identifies this as an attack website but there is enough info to tell you what it's trying for. If you have a 32bit system find Xpadder. It's the best. For the rest of us we need JoyToKey which can be found at Cnet.download.com ( safe website). Enjoy.

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    chrome let me go to the page either because of Malware so i scanned my computer it found 4 threats! man this is not the site to go not instructableds i love instructables the dumb website

    chrome wont let me to to page becuase it contains malware.

    the website link is categorized as an attack page and the software has a virus

    This Worked out Amazing thanks so much Seeing as yesterday I bought a JOystick a a used store for 5Dollars Awee yea any way thanks for evrytihng

    so does the curser move good it doesn't glitch out

    You can use the joystick to move your friend's cursor as a prank.

    I love this program. It is so fun and helpful.

    Thanks a lot.
    This idea is very good for me.