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Iam still trying to figure out how I can get the wireless ones xbox 360 controllers to work on (pc).... You guys said I need to buy a wireless adapter I might just do that I have tons of wireless controllers just lying around but I have noticed a controller lasts me around 3 months time on the average! lol:D
     
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XBOX 360 controller for pc. Just plug and play. optimized for most windows live games .The only thing i'll ever own whit XBOX on it. Just make sure to get the one for the pc .
Older friend of mine just bought the regular one.doh.gif and trying to find the usb emitter alone is not that easy.
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Ok this is really getting annoying I just bought a brand new xbox 360 controller its the after-glow or something has green lights on it- well it didn't last but 3 weeks and my left trigger button broke. So what iam wondering is since I can fix the dam thing ( I tried lol ) can I go out and buy a sony ps3 or ps2 controller will it work on pc>? I kinda like the sony controllers more they seem to be a little better quality wise or if not what do u guys recommend? ..............Iam all ears lol:thumb:

I was steering him toward a PS3 controller as he seems to dislike the xbox controllers.
But if he wants to double down on yet another xbox controller.....his choice.
    
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Generally having problems with an aftermarket controller isn't uncommon in my experience. I tried mad katz and another generic (don't remember the name) and they were a nightmare. If you are comfortable with the 360 design get a microsoft one, not some off brand. Been using mine for 3 years now without a problem (other than batteries).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823109243

*EDIT* ignore if I misread the page I looked at and afterglow is genuine microsoft.
Edited by Tadaen Sylvermane - 6/2/13 at 12:42pm
 
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I know there are numerous guides on Youtube on configuring PS3 controllers to work with Windows. They just don't work by default for obvious reasons.

I tried it, BSoD for doing it...

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Good luck with that. You won't stand a chance against KB/mouse players.


And you would have to be pretty careless and abusive if a 360 controller only lasts you a few months. I'm on my second one in 6 years.
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Good luck with that. You won't stand a chance against KB/mouse players.


And you would have to be pretty careless and abusive if a 360 controller only lasts you a few months. I'm on my second one in 6 years.


Yeah they look Cheap, buts thats the reason im gonna get one Cant afford Razer Sabertooth thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
post #29 of 33
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I ended up buying a genuine Microsoft wired controller but this time around iam holding on to the recipt if it breaks iam taking it back and exchanging it, iam not really careless with my stuff My little girl dropped it one time so that's probably what broke the trigger? Either that or I just manhandle these things and they break,I have really strong hands (lol) I just have bad-luck that's all it is. Thanks guys:thumb:
     
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Well i drop't my 360 controller bout 100 times. And it magically flew at the wall one time:D and the thing still works.
kind of hard to believe all the horror stories.
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