Xbox 360 PC Wireless Gaming Receiver software?

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  1. NarinaTadayn
    NarinaTadayn Guest

    Xbox 360 PC Wireless Gaming Receiver software?


    ive just recently got a new computer and when plugging in my xbox 360 wireless gaming receiver it didnt install the software needed so it wont connect to my controller, and i found this guide, but i lost the installation cd and i cant for the life of me navigate to the microsoft hardware site to find the download for the software needed, so if someone could send me the link to the page needed that would be wonderful

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    NarinaTadayn, Nov 25, 2021
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  2. Mr MB Nobody Win User

    Controller not found in joy.cpl

  3. maxen Win User

    Connecting my Xbox 360 controller to Windows 8 laptop.

    For wireless Xbox 360 controllers, you cannot use the charging cable to connect to a PC (it only transfers power, not data). To use the controller with a PC, you will either need an "Xbox 360 controller for Windows" (non-detachable cable) or use your existing
    wireless controller with the wireless gaming receiver for Windows.

    This is the wireless adapter you could use:
    support.xbox.com/.../xbox-360-wireless-gaming-receiver-windows


    Let us know if you have any questions.
  4. VisageOfAnAngel Win User

    Play and Charge for windows

  5. XBF Ezra G Win User

    Win 10 xbox receiver

    Hi robertcawrey,

    Thanks for your post! To use an Xbox 360 controller on a Windows PC, you must use the

    Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver
    . Since the Xbox 360 controller and Xbox One controller use different wireless technologies, the new receiver is not compatible with 360 controllers.

    I hope this helps.
  6. Obsessive Power Win User

    Xbox360 controller won't connect to pc

    I've got an authentic wireless controller and I'm using the corded adapter.
    Hi,

    Wireless Xbox 360 controllers are always wireless. You can't make them wired with the Play and Charge adaptor. The Play and Charge only charges the battery or powers the controller if no battery is present, it doesn't send data, hence the reason for all the lights flashing and no connection.

    The only way to use a Xbox 360 wireless controller on PC is buy a Xbox 360 gaming receiver and it must be the '360 receiver' as the Xbox One version is compatible with the old Xbox 360 controllers. With the receiver present you can sync the controller via wireless to the PC.
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