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Xbox 360 controller for windows

I turn on my computer. the sound is perfectly fine. then i plug in my Xbox 360 Controller to my USB slot. and i get no sound. It works fine when not plugged in.

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Re: xbox 360 controller for windows

I also registered to post the solution. This is actually a very easy fix.

Goto > Start > Control Panel
Open > Sounds and Audio Devices
Goto > "Audio" Tab
Change > "Default Device" back to your sound card rather than the x-box controller.
Press > "OK"

When you plug in the x-box controller it makes itself the default audio playback because it has a headphone jack on it.


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Weird sound or sound problems

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 Controller for Windows causes fuzzy sound

Try updating your firmware on your USB card/motherboard and sound card. That may make the noise go away if they are older components.

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