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Windows 7: xbox controller

12 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
xbox controller

I'm trying to install my Xbox 360 wireless control on my PC I didnt found the specific reciever in my city so I bought dedicated charging and connecting cable
my operation system Windows 7 ultimate 32bit.
the window detect the device as Xbox 360 Wireless Controller via Play & Charge Kit
put in device and printer category it's unspecified
and all of my game can't detect the device
you opinion please

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12 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

unfortunately, you will need a wireless receiver to use your wireless xbox controller, even if you have a play and charge kit, it will still be using wireless signals to connect to the PC.

xbox controller-img_1831.jpg

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12 Sep 2011   #3

Win 7 & 10 x64

play and charge kit only works on 360. you can't play with it on the pc
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12 Sep 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I made a similar mistake when I was getting an Xbox controller that would work with my computer, but as imeem and MrNeeds said you need the wireless receiver, because the play and charge kit isn't meant for sending signals for games through the cable. The cable is meant only for charging the controller, this is the same when its connected to the Xbox. Even though its plugged in the wireless controller still only transmits data wirelessly, the cable only charges the controller. I believe that's why it doesn't work like that.
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12 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by imeem View Post
play and charge kit only works on 360. you can't play with it on the pc
play and charge does the same on the 360, only difference is the 360 has the built in wireless receiver.
Play and Charge does not make a wireless controller into a wired one.
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13 Sep 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

Mr Needs has the answer.
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