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My controller turns on and it just shows a green circle

My controller turns on and it just shows a green cirlce and it doesnt do any thing else like turn on the xbox or play games. I can press start or the big x but in the center for it to show the green cirle. help

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  • str8grindin7 Aug 03, 2009

    yes, i would like to know how to reset my controller to normal so i can play games again

  • Kenneth Reaume' May 11, 2010

    is your contoller wireless..........?



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Try pressing the circle button on top of your controller right next to where you plug in your play and charge cable and you should see a little white button hold it and there is another one on your xbox right next to the second memory card slot. Press and hold that one to till both your xbox and controller start blinking and your controller should be fine

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