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Windows 7: xbox 360 controller for windows


19 Jul 2009   #1

 
xbox 360 controller for windows

does anyone know where i can get a xbox 360 controller for windows the Elite (black) version from

ive looked around but cant seem to find it ,does it even exist?
if it dosnt wheres the cheapest place to buy them from uk?

p.s. do they even work with windows 7?

p.s.s. dont look at my avater or ure head will explode


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19 Jul 2009   #2

7100 64 Rc
 
 

I found mine on the net. Tiger direct I beleive. It works with about half of the games I play. Great addition
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19 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

the only difference between the pc and 360 versions of the controllers is that the pc one comes with a driver disk, and is $10 dollars more. double check, but i think you can just buy a regular black 360 controller and plug it into your pc. on 7/vista the drivers are built in, and xp you can d/l the divers from MS's website.

(fyi, i got mine (pc)on some clearance day @ bestbuy for $25, they're usually $40+)
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19 Jul 2009   #4

windows 7 X64
 
 

the pc ones also come with the wireless adapter, one adapter can connect more then one controller and mic
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20 Jul 2009   #5

 

so if i bought the wireless one.. i could just add controll pads from xbox 360 and the adapter would recognise it? how many can connect to it?

i was thinking about just getting wired one but im gonna deffo have to get a wireless one if that true
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20 Jul 2009   #6

7100 64 Rc
 
 

I bought the wired one for $34 free shipping. It has a slightly different wire than the regular controller. Ill try my regular 360 controller to see if it will work. It wouldnt work before in windows 7
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20 Jul 2009   #7

Vista & Win 7
 
 

i bought a wireless one that came with the reciver. i think you can connect 4 (?). im not sure. but i do know that you can connect at least two.

i looked at the product page from msoft (http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/ga...emRequirements) but i couldn't find anything about how many controlers you could connect. i even looked at the product pages.

*edit*
ok i went to this site (http://support.xbox.com/support/en/u...egory=hardware) and it says "Lets you use up to four wireless controllers and four wireless headsets together with one wireless gaming receiver"
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20 Jul 2009   #8

 

ok cheers for the help ladies.. also i need to know if this control pad would work with windows 7 _7229 64bit
USB Rumble Control Pad: Black - PC - PC Games - GAME.co.uk

because it says "Requires PC computer running Windows 2000 / ME / XP"
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26 Jul 2009   #9

Win 7
 
 

I just painted an extra wireless 360 remote i had Black and silver to match my PC. It works fine.
And when i need the 4th remote for the 360 i just re sync it to it. and vice versa.
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