i've got my pc wireless reciever in the mail today so i can play video games on my computer while using the xbox 360 controller. But it is not connecting, i've downloading the driver on the pc wireless reciever trough the windows 'Search on my computer for drivers' option. But no succes yet. The light on the controller just keeps flashing with no connection what so ever. Any help is really appreciated
This is the one i've recieved
and this is the driver i've installed
I have tested to see if the controller was broken, but its not since it does connect to my xbox 360 slim without an issue.
Feb 09, 2018 Microsoft Xbox One Controller USB Driver is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system without restrictions. It is in drivers hardware category and is available to all software users as a free download. How to fix Xbox 360 Controller problems on Windows 10. Let’s learn how to fix the problem of Xbox 360 Controller Windows 10 Driver Problems with some perfect methods one by one you can try these methods and find out which method works for you. [RESOLVED] XBOX One Wireless Controller Adapter (Windows 7) Issues and Problems. Look for the updated Xbox Controller Driver under Optional. The 'Microsoft XBox One' Wireless controller only has signed Microsoft drivers for Windows versions 8.0 and above.
While connecting a Wireless Xbox controller to a Windows 10 PC is fairly simple (either via USB cable or through Bluetooth), some users are reporting that their Wireless Xbox One controller requires a PIN for Windows 10. The steps are pretty simple to connect over Bluetooth.
Xbox One Controller Driver Windows Incorrect Problem Windows 7
To connect Xbox Wireless Controller to your Windows 10 PC, you need to have an Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows. Many Laptops have this inbuilt; else you need to buy it. So if you been trying to connect it to your normal Bluetooth adapter, it’s not a surprise that it is asking for a PIN. So assuming that you are using the recommended adapter, and it is still asking for the PIN, follow the guide below.
Wireless Xbox One controller requires a PIN
Interesting to note that many users have tried connecting it to the MacBook, and it worked. Xbox One is not an issue at all, it is just connecting to the Windows 10 PC is causing all these problems. Good news is that you don’t have to find any PIN anywhere to fix this, but only update your Xbox One controller driver. Many a time drivers are a mismatch with the Windows 10 version and cause this sort of problem.
Follow the steps below to Update Xbox One Controller Driver:
- Hold the Xbox button on the controller to turn it off. Once it’s turned off, keep it in that state for a few minutes. You can also take off the battery pack, and leave it for few minutes.
- Turn it back on using the Xbox button again.
- Now, connect your wireless controller to the Xbox using a USB cable to update drivers.
- To check for updates manually, open its Settings > Kinect & devices >Devices & accessories > select your controller, and update.
- On your Windows 10 PC, make sure to update the drivers of your Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows. Just check if there is an update pending. If yes, update it, and restart your PC.
- Now try connecting your Xbox Controller over Bluetooth, and it should resolve your problem.
If you do not have an Xbox One PC, and you bought the controller to play it on your PC, it is possible to update the controller on the Windows 10 PC as well over USB. Follow the link above. You will need to download the Xbox Accessories app from the Windows Store. It’s the same app which is used in Xbox One to configure and manage Xbox One controller.