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Windows 7: Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows


12 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7100 (x64)
 
 
Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows

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The Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows lets you take your quality, wireless gaming experiences that you enjoy on your console and experience them on your Windows gaming platform.

Anyone able to get this device working in Windows 7? Mine won't even light up unless I reboot into my Vista install. I've already tried installing the software for Vista off the Microsoft website.

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12 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I have a corded one that seems to work OK on 32Bit after I got a Driver from windows update.
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12 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 Build 7100 (x64)
 
 

Sure, the corded controller itself may work, but the wireless reciever won't even power on or show up in device manager. I have yet to try using a play-n-charge kit to see if the controller detects that way.
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14 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 7100
 
 

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14 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 Build 7100 (x64)
 
 

Thanks KRONie, I kinda figured it would work just fine.

I've since found out that my adapter is totally useless, it won't power on when plugged in to 3 seperate machines, tested on XP, Vista, and 7. I think it may just be coincidence though, it had been a couple days before installing 7 that I last used it.

If installing 7 with this plugged in broke it, what are the cances that M$ will replace it?
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14 Jan 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

dstruct2k go here and download the beta drivers.

Microsoft Hardware Windows® 7 Support
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15 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 Build 7100 (x64)
 
 

That won't help. The device won't power on now. Drivers won't fix fried hardware.
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15 Jan 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Oh I missed the last sentence of your previous post. MS might replace it just say that the beta messed it up.
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15 Jan 2009   #9

Windows 7 7100
 
 

if its still on warranty then MS will most likely replace it for you.
also i was installing Windows 7 whith this receiver plugged in, so no, its not windows that broke it. have you tried using it on a different machine? or maybe different USB slot?
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15 Jan 2009   #10

Windows 7 Build 7100 (x64)
 
 

Yes to both. Multiple PCs, multiple USB ports, it won't light up or even show up in Device Manager as a power drain on a USB hub. Not sure what caused this but I'm willing to bet it's more than just software related.
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