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post #1 of 10
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ok so I have tried this multiple times, but I only can get as far as installing the microsoft software and plugging it in. The controller gets recognized and the green light on the controller is on so I know its connected. But when I try to control a game via the controller I get no response. anyone have a similar problem? or a know a fix?
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post #2 of 10
Check in Devices and Printers on your start menu and see if it is listed.
Check a different USB Port if possible.

Might seem a little silly but have you defined any layouts or changed the controller input in the game? Not to sure what games your trying to play?

Also try unplugging, rebooting then re-running setup.

Check Windows Update for the Drivers?

EDIT:
Wired/Wireless Controller?
post #3 of 10
Set the controls in the game.
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What game? Some PC games support for controllers is shoddy at best if they even support one at all.

Does the controller show up under Game Controllers in the control panel?
    
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post #5 of 10
Deppends if the game your trying actually supports the 360 pad.
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Set the controls in the game.
that was the first thing I checked

I only want it for racing games, for variable control when turning. For all other games. mouse is superior

edit: wired controller
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post #7 of 10
Id restart, check windows update with it in, shutdown and reboot again.
If that fails then just try setup in admin mode etc.
post #8 of 10
I always let windows search for the drivers for my 360 controller and never install the driver manually. I have heard that if you do it manually it wont work. There are other 3rd party drivers out there that my work. Can't think of them off the top of my head.

EDIT: One 3rd party driver is XBCD
Edited by redmustang - 5/4/11 at 6:31pm
post #9 of 10
If the racing game your trying to play doesn't support the 360 controller your gonna have to use xpadder or motioninjoy to get the game to recognize it.
    
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post #10 of 10
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I got it to work, I just reinstalled everything and got the newest drivers Thanks every one!
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