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I need help with connecting my xbox 360 controller to my computer, I've already downloaded the driver to my computer and everything and my computer still cannot find it. any1 else got any suggest that might help me get my computer to recognize my xbox 360 controller.

Thanks!
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Do you have the wireless dongle plugged in?
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Did you mean the wireless charger plugin? If yes i do have it plugin.

My computer knows that i have it plugin but then when i try to find it in the device for gamepad it doesnt show up at all as a option
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Originally Posted by clao View Post

Did you mean the wireless charger plugin? If yes i do have it plugin.

My computer knows that i have it plugin but then when i try to find it in the device for gamepad it doesnt show up at all as a option

the wireless cable isn't a data cable, it only provides current to your battery pack. You need to have either a hardwired gamepad (30 bucks new) or buy the wireless receiver for it (not sure how much those run now)
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ah I see I guess ill get a steam controller then
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ah I see I guess ill get a steam controller then

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Wired-Controller-Windows-Console/dp/B004QRKWLA

Just get a wired 360 gamepad, 20 bucks cheaper. Unless you really want wireless.

You obviously wanted to use your 360 wireless gamepad so just buy a wireless dongle for it and save a buttload of money.

There's an aftermarket options:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1KT2J29013

Or just get an official one:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-OFFICIAL-MICROSOFT-XBOX-360-WIRELESS-RECEIVER-USB-for-PC-GAMING-CONTROLLER-/171102976603
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Alright thanks a lot ill get biggrin.gif
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