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How can I fix my Xbox 360 wireless controller receiver ?

Hi people! So I've seen many tutorials so far how to fix this by soldering that F1 thing, however, none of them solved my problem. I assume it's because I have a newer version of this receiver and I'm not able to find that F1 think there. I would be very happy if somebody could response who did this before. I can take some photos of it and maybe that would help to fix this.

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