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Just bought a wireless xbox 360 controller for the pc and i installed it but cant get it to work

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  • Xboxsupport2 May 11, 2010

    In order to answer this, I'll need to know more. What are you using to connect the controller to the Computer? What kind of computer do you have? and what operating system are you using on the computer? (Windows XP, Vista, ect.)

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The wireless 360 controller wont work because you have to get the adapter to use a CORDED controller for your computer.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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Well wireless 360 controllers dont work for pc because your computer doesnt have the infared support. you are better off getting a wired controller

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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Wireless ones need batteries, so you should check that you have batteries in it.

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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SOURCE: XBOX 360 Wireless Controller PC Connection Problem

WARNING: try at your own risk!

I kind of fixed it. The problem appears to be with the USB controller - specifically, my mouse (a Razer Copperhead) and the XBOX 360 wireless receiver. A lot of work went into the solution, but I essentially ended up uninstalling and unplugging all of my USB devices (you can uninstall them using device manager in System Properties>>Hardware within Control Panel. Look for Universal Serial Bus and uninstall everything in that category). Reboot. Then, I first plugged in the device in question (my 360 receiver). Afterwards, I one by one plugged in each item until I found the one conflicting with the receiver (my mouse). After that, I uninstalled all devices again and next uninstalled the drivers for the conflicting device (my mouse in this case) and rebooted again. After this, I tried several times to uninstall and reinstall the mouse and various USB devices until finally it worked (sort of).

I call this a partial solution because now I appear to have the opposite problem. My mouse seems to be conflicting with another device (probably the 360 receiver). My mouse refresh rate is very choppy. The good news (for me) is that I can uninstall the USB controller for the mouse, reboot, and both the 360 controller and the mouse will work fine... that is until shut down. Then I have to uninstall the mouse controller and reboot again. Needless to say, I keep my computer on more than usual now.

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Help Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver For Windows, help help

I bought this system recently, and it had the same problem from the beginning.

I opened it, and found that the problem was the F1 Fuse that is cutting the current. You have to open it and bypass (soldering) the two legs of the F1 Fuse.

This is how to open it: http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/6896/openingoi6.jpg
and this is the circuit: http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/231/receivereb4.jpg

Hope this will help ;P

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 wireless controllers won't work

Try this:

hook them up using the play-and-charge usb cable

Then, disconnect the cable.

they should stay synchronized and worked fine after that.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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