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I can't get my controller to connect to the x box 360 even after using the controller and xbox sync buttons. the controller is fine as i have since tried it on my friends, help me whats wrong

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  • tavis Dec 11, 2007

    yeah i will try his controller i have already done the first part with the syncing that you suggested no luck though

  • sam_u Dec 26, 2007

    I've had the same problem, I tried the sync buttons on the console and controller. The lights stop spinning and blink a few times but the console stops blinking and the controller continues to blink. I used this controller for months with no problems and all of the sudden it stopped connecting. I've tried changing the batteries and everything. Is it a defective controller and I should just take it back or is there something wrong with my system? Also I have another wireless controller that connects just fine.

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Hey tavis,

Try this, make sure if you have any cord controllers, that they are unplugged.

Turn off the console.

Make sure the controller is off too.

Turn on the console, and then press the wireless sync button on the console itself.

Then, press the sync button the controller. This should def work for you.

If it still does not work, it sounds like something could be wrong with the system, since you say it works on a friends.

Is this the first time using a wireless controller on your 360?

Try using your friends wireless controller since it works for his, just to see what it does on yours.

-Chad

Posted on Dec 11, 2007

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THANK YOU.... My roommate was about to dissect it and i read this article and saved it.... now it works.  Thanks duder....

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How to Configure an Xbox Controller Fotolia.com"> configure-xbox-controller-800x800.jpg Configure you Xbox controller.

The Xbox 360 utilizes two types of controllers: wired and wireless. Like most operations on a video game console, configuring a controller requires little effort. You can either plug the controller into a port on the Xbox 360, or sync a wireless controller using the console's built-in controls.
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Read more: How to Configure an Xbox Controller ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_7780486_configure-xbox-controller.html#ixzz1PRsAYmUA


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4. Press the small "sync" button on the controller quickly after step 3.
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