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Bought a wireless 360 controller for my PC today...can anyone tell me the proper way to get it to connect with the receiver as i have a PS3 and dont know how to do this.

Also once it connects my mouse disconnects does anyone know why this is and the controller wont work in any games?

Need to fix this as it is driving me crazy!!!!!
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You want to connect it to your PC or Xbox 360?

For the 360 you press a button on the front that makes the 360 ring flash in a circle and then you press the button on the front of the Controller that has a radar symbol on it. Then it should sync.

For the PC it should be the same only you press the button on the recever first. both buttons should have a radar type symbol on them.
    
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its for the PC.....it only seems to work if i restart my PC and keep the controller on. And do you know why it disables my mouse????
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Ok I missed the part about the mouse. Ya try differant USB portes, using a wired mouse, reinstalling the drivers, or try reconnecting the mouse once you have the controller connected.

Another thing you can do is return the controller and buy a wired one. thats what I have and I find it much better because I just have to plug it in when I need to use it, that and no batteries to worry about. Its also lighter because there is no battery.
    
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Ok, problem is not enough power, seems odd i know. I have 2 of them, on my other pc no problems, on my pc, i have to plug it into a powered hub. my hub is my external HDD. I think the other pc still works cuz other than a jump drive, there are no usb peripherals.
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Ok, problem is not enough power, seems odd i know. I have 2 of them, on my other pc no problems, on my pc, i have to plug it into a powered hub. my hub is my external HDD. I think the other pc still works cuz other than a jump drive, there are no usb peripherals.
He has a 850W PSU I really dont think its the Power supply. Unless its a loose power cord or something isnt pluged in then he should be fine.

And everything worked after he restarted didnt it?
    
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I tried everything tht kmo 9000 suggested and it doesnt work.

I only got the wireless one cuz they ran out of wired ones but im going to take it back tomorrow.
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post #8 of 13
lol, just because he has a 850watt power supply it doesnt mean the power is goin to the usb port. I have 2 xbox 360 wireless controller receivers, for 2 different pc's tried both in alternating computers etc.
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Also once it connects my mouse disconnects does anyone know why this is and the controller wont work in any games?
Gunna take a wild guess here, but it could be that your mouse operates on the same frequency (assuming its a wireless mouse) in which case there is only one solution - get rid of the mouse, or get rid of the controller.

I think this is unlikely the cause though, i expect its some sort of conflict software wise.
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No because i have a G5 that is wired.

When i turn the controller off the mouse doesn't come back on either?!
Edited by jeffries7 - 5/13/08 at 2:33pm
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