The controller is tested and has perfect working function it lit up blue when I first plugged in but does not light up after that. Dec 24, If you still experience the problem, contact Xbox Support. This is a third-party branded controller but it is a fairly reputable brand. The problem is that the device is reporting itself as an ‘ Afterglow Gamepad for Xbox ‘ , instead of a regular ‘Xbox Controller’ , meaning that Windows isn’t automatically picking up the correct driver.
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They are the ones that need the wire adapter for USB! I went to device manager and then instead of making it look for the drivers in a folder I clicked the option under it which showed drivers I have available to download so I afrerglow the one that worked for the controller. On the Driver tab, select Update Driver. Try updating the driver: If there is anything you are unsatisfied with.
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The same exactthing happens. It does not appear in the ‘Game Controllers’ menu:.
You want the one with the latest date. Is there any way I can get this controller to work like a regular Xbox controller?
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Dec 24, You can also download the driver from the Microsoft Hardware website. See each listing for international shipping options and costs.
If you continue to experience any issues, right-click the controller under Devices in Devices and Printersand then select Troubleshoot. The controller is tested and has perfect working function it lit up blue when I first plugged in but does not light up after that. According to a few reports this has solved a few people’s issues, however, this was not the case for me.
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Mine came with a CD I had to install first, did yours? Windows 7 and earlier versions of Windows On Windows 7 and earlier versions of Windows, you can use Device Manager to help troubleshoot problems with your controller, see whether the correct items are listed, and to make sure there are no conflicts.
When I gamepzd plugging it into the usb slot of my pc, the controller didn’t work. To tamepad Device Manager, follow these steps: Last edited by summerof69 ; Dec 26, 8: It worked perfectly on my 2 laptops before so I don’t get why it won’t work now.
Things to keep in mind before you give me advice: I don’t know if aftergliw might be a reason why it isn’t working automatically.
Post on the Community Support Forums. Regular Xbox controllers seem to get picked up by Windows normally and work just fine, the drivers install and there’s nothing that I need to configure in Steam or anywhere else, they ‘just work’. If there’s a problem for either of the entries under Human Interface Devicesfirst verify that the problem xgox caused by the controller by unplugging it.
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You should also download and install any critical or important updates to Windows by running Windows Update. You will receive a warning about the driver potentially being incompatible, because Microsoft can’t verify that it will work for your device. It does not appear in the ‘Game Controllers’ menu: A disc that contains the driver is included with the controller.
Thanks for your feedback! On a computer running Windows 8.