Hi I've seen your answer on a few cites and I do think this is what I need to get my controller to work, but I have trouble with the last step. Profit, your controller should now be usable on windows 7~8. You might be prompted to restart when finished. I have an Xbox 360 controller and a plug 'n play kit for it. Step 2: Install the Xbox gaming receiver software If you have the installation disc that came with your Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver, you can install the software from that disc. Is it something to do with my battery pack or something? Please give me some assistance.
You should see Microsoft Common Controller for Windows Class. Edition, and all I get is it is an 'Unspecified' device in the Control Panel, and as a result, it will not be recognized in games as a controller, and will not work. If you don't, try this. All drivers available for download have been scanned by antivirus program. I would suggest go to device manager, right click on the unspecified device, remove it, restart the computer and install the latest driver again to check the result. Download Xbox 360 Accessories 2. I'm so close I've been working so hard on this.
Hi, I'm having a problem installing a wired 360 controller to my windows 7 64 bit pc. The accessory status indicator shows the battery status for wireless devices and the assigned quadrants of the connected controllers. If the driver is already installed on your system, updating overwrite-installing may fix various issues, add new functions, or just upgrade to the available version. Provides functionality for Xbox accessories and controllers on Windows Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories allows you to use Xbox peripherals on your Window system with an easy setup routine. The laptop came with Windows 7 installed, so I assume a clean install.
It works but the part of the wire where it connects to the controller seems very fragile and disconnects at the slightest budge. Note You might be prompted to restart your computer after the installation is complete. Game it up Credit goes to Sparlight at smashboards. Step 1: Install the Xbox 360 Controller for Windows software You can install the Xbox 360 Controller for Windows software one of two ways. Your suggestions helped almost everything. I would suggest go to device manager, right click on the unspecified device, remove it, restart the computer and install the latest driver again to check the result.
Works across Microsoft's gaming platforms. I could post the entire error message, but in essence, it is not rewriting things like it should for the use of the controller. Just wish I'd stumbled across your post three hours ago. Apply setting and click ok. Download Xbox 360 Accessories 2. Sorry for the difficult to read Cons, I had to trim down to 250 characters.
I downloaded a driver version 2. It located under Mice and other pointing if you do, you have arrived. This is what worked for me in Windows 7 when the drivers for my Xbox 360 controller kept failing to install. So it won't show up connecting to a computer that way, which, to me, makes no sense. Download Xbox 360 Accessories 2. Part of the new Game Precision Series ???? Windows will recognise it but you will not be able to use it in games.
Can it be recognized now? The new controller still is not recognized if plug in on its own, though. I've tried some solutions such as uninstalling and reinstalling drivers for the controller but nothing has had any effect. In order to manually update your driver, follow the steps below the next steps : 1. Each subsequent controller up to four connected to your computer is assigned an additional quadrant. I have tried this numerous times and looked at numerous forums. If the application still doesn't recognize it, see. Install that, then plug in your controller and wait for it to epically fail.
Take into consideration that is not recommended to install the driver on Operating Systems other than stated ones. I also had the opportunity to plug the new controller into another Windows 7 machine as well as a Windows 8 machine to see what would happen; on both machines the controller was detected and started installing drivers. In the list, open Microsoft Common Controller for Windows Class. I wonder if this older model 360 controller is the problem as it was probably purchased back in 2005 shortly after the Xbox360 launched and I needed a second controller. Now I can't even get rid of it--it prevents me from removing it, so now I have to basically find a program that will help remove this vaporware from my hard drive.
You might get a warning, just ignore it. Was it an upgrade to windows7 or clean install? Regardless, it used to work great and now this hassle. In addition to that, after installing the software, we suggest performing a system restart to make sure that the changes take effect properly. Apply setting and click ok. For the sake of other people finding this thread via search engines, I'll list all steps: 1.
The Motionnjoy emulator, following the instructions from the official website do the official install, then the Motioninjoy install did not work. I've owned a wired Xbox 360 controller for some time which has worked fine with Windows 7 and recently decided to replace it as it's become worn. Thank you, thank, you, thank you, thank you! You might be prompted to restart the computer when finished. For the sake of other people finding this thread via search engines, I'll list all steps: 1. Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories software works with both wired and wireless game controllers.