Retro Uprising
Help Non-Retro Uprising Questions. Programming help, tech support, self help, advice, the meaning of life - it goes here.
Donation Goal
Goal amount: 5000 USD, Received: 489 USD (10%)
Donate Now
When we reach the current donation goal all software on Retro Uprising will be replaced with a new superior method for playing games online that will support all browsers, play many more games and consoles and fix errors in existing games. This will be a massive site upgrade. The largest in our history. Please help us reach our goal as soon as possible.

Retro Uprising relies on donations from users like you! List of Donors

Register to enable more features such as high score recording.


Go Back   Retro Uprising > Support > Help

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-19-2012, 11:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
yoshi_star10's Avatar
431 posts
yoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of averageyoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of average
View Stats
Level: 23
Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23
Level up: 55%
Level up: 55%, 363 Points needed Level up: 55% Level up: 55%
Activity: 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
 

   
xbox controller not finding a driver?

Ok, I just got a new computer, and i want to try playing a game with my xbox controller. But when i plugged it in, and it was installing it, it said it failed because windows couldn't find a driver for it. So I went into the start menu, devices and printers, and went to the controller, and tried "Update Driver", and it still says windows couldn't find the driver. (running windows 7 64-bit)
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 11:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
KATZ's Avatar
Kat with the hat
Game Mod
1,139 posts
KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!
View Stats
Level: 27
Points: 10,935, Level: 27 Points: 10,935, Level: 27 Points: 10,935, Level: 27
Level up: 32%
Level up: 32%, 615 Points needed Level up: 32% Level up: 32%
Activity: 100%
Activity: 100% Activity: 100% Activity: 100%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

you have to download the driver from microsoft's website
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 12:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
yoshi_star10's Avatar
431 posts
yoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of averageyoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of average
View Stats
Level: 23
Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23
Level up: 55%
Level up: 55%, 363 Points needed Level up: 55% Level up: 55%
Activity: 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

I went and downloaded "Xbox 360 Accessories Software 1.2 64-bit for Windows 7 .............(exe)" from the site, but I dont know what else I need, there's nothing else on that list other than that
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 12:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
KATZ's Avatar
Kat with the hat
Game Mod
1,139 posts
KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!KATZ has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!
View Stats
Level: 27
Points: 10,935, Level: 27 Points: 10,935, Level: 27 Points: 10,935, Level: 27
Level up: 32%
Level up: 32%, 615 Points needed Level up: 32% Level up: 32%
Activity: 100%
Activity: 100% Activity: 100% Activity: 100%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

that should be all you need... hmmm im a little stumped now
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 12:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
yoshi_star10's Avatar
431 posts
yoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of averageyoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of average
View Stats
Level: 23
Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23
Level up: 55%
Level up: 55%, 363 Points needed Level up: 55% Level up: 55%
Activity: 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

It's strange because on a windows XP computer I have, I installed that software, and then plugged in the controller and it worked fine. On my old laptop, it worked fine too. But on this one it says it cant find a driver for it
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 04:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
Dudebro's Avatar
MY TITLE IS RED!
26,061 posts
Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!
View Stats
Level: 62
Points: 106,608, Level: 62 Points: 106,608, Level: 62 Points: 106,608, Level: 62
Level up: 80%
Level up: 80%, 4,142 Points needed Level up: 80% Level up: 80%
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

Is it an official MS controller? Does the controller work, like no damage to the connector?
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 07:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
yoshi_star10's Avatar
431 posts
yoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of averageyoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of average
View Stats
Level: 23
Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23
Level up: 55%
Level up: 55%, 363 Points needed Level up: 55% Level up: 55%
Activity: 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

Its an afterglow, and i used it 2 days ago on the XP, to play fire red, it worked perfectly fine then
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 07:49 PM   #8 (permalink)
Dudebro's Avatar
MY TITLE IS RED!
26,061 posts
Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!
View Stats
Level: 62
Points: 106,608, Level: 62 Points: 106,608, Level: 62 Points: 106,608, Level: 62
Level up: 80%
Level up: 80%, 4,142 Points needed Level up: 80% Level up: 80%
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

I did a quick search and found this -
XBOX CONTROLLER WON'T WORK ON PC - Microsoft Answers
It's a year old but it seems like other people had a similar issue and they got it fixed by following the links.

Afterglow seems to be officially licensed but I find it strange that the driver is giving you trouble. I've used several MS 360 controllers and I've never had to do anything besides plug it into the PC and wait for it to install, takes like 2 seconds.
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 08:31 PM   #9 (permalink)
yoshi_star10's Avatar
431 posts
yoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of averageyoshi_star10 has been properly raised to the rank of average
View Stats
Level: 23
Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23 Points: 7,687, Level: 23
Level up: 55%
Level up: 55%, 363 Points needed Level up: 55% Level up: 55%
Activity: 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

Well the link in the answer box is confusing, idk where to go from there, and the link the user lesterD gave, I need to sign into some microsoft outlook web app or something, I cant figure out how to do that
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2012, 09:17 PM   #10 (permalink)
Dudebro's Avatar
MY TITLE IS RED!
26,061 posts
Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!Dudebro has earned the ear of the admin. Watch yourself!
View Stats
Level: 62
Points: 106,608, Level: 62 Points: 106,608, Level: 62 Points: 106,608, Level: 62
Level up: 80%
Level up: 80%, 4,142 Points needed Level up: 80% Level up: 80%
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
 

   
Re: xbox controller not finding a driver?

It's confusing for me too I just linked you to it in case it might help.
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Xbox 360 Controller for PC Problem Skrat5 Retro Uprising Support 2 09-05-2011 12:55 PM
Microsoft Ending Support for Xbox Originals on Xbox Live jim5cents Scoop 0 03-11-2010 06:20 PM
xbox 360 controller Franchize Chat 3 11-17-2009 12:31 AM
CRACKDOWN-XBOX 360 SOMEONE PLAY ON XBOX LIVE WITH ME!!! mj23 Chat 3 12-14-2008 11:14 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:56 AM.

vBulletin® ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. » vBadvanced CMPS