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13 Sep 2010
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Ps3 Dualshock 3 controller keeps pushing "select" button while browsing the net.

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Please help!

 

I`m having this annoying problem with my new Dualshock3 controller (this being the slightly cheaper one than the original black Dualshock3, color deep red) - it keeps pushing the "select" button while browsing the internet, plus I can`t use the L1 and R1 buttons while typing the text to skip a letter that went wrong during typing. Only thing that corrects this issue is when connecting the USB cable to the controller and having connected for a while.

 

The same issue happens also during gameplay (keeps pushing "select" or "start " button - again using the USB cable seems to solve the problem. Then again what`s the point on having a wireless controller when I have to keep using the cable?

 

Should I return the controller to the place where I bought it?

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Re: Ps3 Dualshock 3 controller keeps pushing "select" button while browsing the net.

sounds like a faulty battery on the controller as when its plugged in it works fine (proper power)

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Re: Ps3 Dualshock 3 controller keeps pushing "select" button while browsing the net.

Then again when playing co-op and using the controller as nr. 2, it works perfectly fine. The controller even charges properly, no issues there. Any other suggestions?

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Re: Ps3 Dualshock 3 controller keeps pushing "select" button while browsing the net.

About the L1 and R1 buttons while browsing the net - these buttons woun`t work even when USB cable is connected (while pressing these buttons only thing that comes out is the sound of buttons being pressed, but on actual movement of cursor).

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whether this is a battery issue, or a button issue - either way it doesn't sound correct, so yes, I'd take it back and ask for a replacement Smiley Happy

* YLOD? * *PSN Connection Problems?* *Blu Ray Problems

And we weren't even testing for that..

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Re: Ps3 Dualshock 3 controller keeps pushing "select" button while browsing the net.

Thanks for the replies! Will try to take it back and have it replaced.

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