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Windows 7: Xbox 360 wireless controller issue

27 Sep 2011   #1
deiviuxs

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Xbox 360 wireless controller issue

I have a wireless Xbox 360 controller for Windows that I have been using for a while now. I used it with Vista and then with Windows 7.
Everything worked perfectly until few days ago...when I tried to turn the controller on (pressing the middle button), the green lights just started flashing and blinking. The wireless receive had not lights on. I tried unplugging the receiver and plugging it back in but that did not help.
It's so weird since I just played LIMBO few days ago with the controller and now it's not working...

Can someone help me please with this issue. Thanks in advance!


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27 Sep 2011   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

try the receiver on a different computer. i had the same issue, tried it in a different pc, and it wouldn't install . it turned out the receiver was broken and not a pc issue. replaced it for 15 from amazon.
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27 Sep 2011   #3
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

Have you tried another USB port? When I was considering buying it I read reports of the receiver frying some ports due to its high power requirements.
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