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Xbox wirless receiver not working!!!

Xbox 360 wireless pc controller reciever not working?? Checked all the usb ports through the control panel and all ports are woking fine.
I bought this product about a half a year ago and it was working fine. yesterday I went to play a game on my pc and I noticed when i cut on my computer the light on the receiver was not on I tried pushing the button but nothing happened. I push the button on the xbox 360 controller and the controller works fine but the reciever is dead. The controller works because my brother has one too and it works with his recievr my reciever doesnt even cut on anymore no LED light or anything. I NEED HELP THANKYOU FOR YOUR TIME

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Probably defective. Get you a new one.

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If you have an Xbox 360 Play & Charge kit
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