To connect the controller to a computer that is running Windows XP SP2
or a later version of Windows, follow these steps:
- Press and hold
the Xbox Guide button until the
controller turns on. The Xbox Guide
button is the round button with the green
"X" near the center of the controller.
- Make sure that the Xbox
360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows is plugged in to your computer.
the Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows, press and release
the small round Connect button.
the controller, press and release the Connect
button. The Connect button is the small
button on the front edge of the controller, between the left bumper
button and the charging port.
- The Ring of Light on the
controller spins and flashes one time, and the light on the Xbox 360
Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows flashes. When the controller is
connected, the Ring of Light on the controller remains lit and
indicates the position in which the controller is connected.
If you want help connecting an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller to your
personal computer, you can contact Xbox Customer Support. For more
information about how to contact Xbox Customer Support, please visit the