Set up Xbox 360 Controller for PC – Xbox 360 Controller

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Xbox 360 controller

Some PC games like FIFA, DiRT, Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, PES support Xbox 360 controller. You can easily play those PC games using your Xbox 360 controller. To use your Xbox 360 controller with your PC, you will have to set up Xbox 360 Controller for PC following the steps given below.

How to Set up Xbox 360 Controller for PC:

 

Step 1: Connect the controller to your PC.

Step 2: Install the driver software provided with the Xbox 306 controller in your PC. If you don’t have the driver, then download it searching the internet or from the manufacturer website.

Restart your computer if prompted.

Step 3: Go to Start, type USB in the search box. Enter Set up USB Game Controllers from the search results.

 

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Set up Xbox 360 controller

 

Step 4: You will be redirected to a controller selection window same as shown below. You can select the controller that you want to use with your PC from this list and press OK.

 

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Xbox 360 controller selection list

 

Step 5: Now to check the controller, if it is working or not, go to RUN by pressing Windows + R key on your keyboard.

 

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Xbox 360 controller configure

 

Type joy.cpl and press OK. The Xbox 360 Controller properties window will open.

Test your Xbox 360 wired controller by pressing a button, pulling a trigger, or moving a stick on the controller. If the controller is functioning correctly, you will see the corresponding action light up in the application.

 

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Xbox 360 controller Set up

 

If you are not happy with the way the controller is working, then try reconfiguring the controller.

 

To reconfigure the Xbox 360 controller follow those steps:

 

1. Click Start, click Run, type joy.cpl in the Open box, and then click OK.
2. Click the Settings tab, and then click Calibrate.

Follow the steps in the Device Calibration Wizard.

Note: When you’re prompted to use the directional pad (also referred to as the D-pad), use the left stick instead. If you use the directional pad, the left stick configuration may be incorrect.

* To use the Device Calibration Wizard to configure the axes of your game controller, click Next.
* Leave the left stick centered, and then press any button on the controller.
* Move the left stick to all the corners, and then press any button on the controller.
* Leave the left stick centered, and then press any button on the controller.
* Move the Z Axis (use the left and right triggers) all the way up and down, and then press any button on the controller.
* Move the X Rotation (move the right stick) left and right, and then press any button on the controller.
* Move the Y Rotation (move the right stick) all the way up and down, and then press any button on the controller.
* To save your configuration, click Finish.

3. Click Apply, and then test the operation of the controller.
4. If you’re satisfied with the new settings, click OK two times.

If you’re not satisfied, click Settings, and then click Reset to defaults. When you click Reset to defaults, the device controls are reset to its default settings.

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