Question How to connect Xbox One Controller...

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  1. Tidy_Sammy

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    Hello dudes! My old Xbox 360 controller is giving up the ghost slowly, plus the d-pad is horrible (I play a fair bit of Mortal Kombat X, having to use analog sucks). My wireless Xbox One controller arrived today, I know I can't use it wirelessly yet until MS release the adapter, but from what I understood it could be run wired in the meantime? I tried using my Nexus 5 cable (Micro USB-USB), but I couldn't get the light to stay solid, am I doing something wrong? :(
     
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    Installed the 64-bit drivers onto my W8.1 system (all updates installed), when I press the home button it just flashes white, I think my cable is a micro USB charging cable, which is why it's not sending data across, argh!
     
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    It should just be plug and play, Ive used the Xbox One pads with my machines and I just plugged em in via USB and let Windows do its thing.

    Worst case, if youve installed the drivers manually from Ms, just set the driver manually in Device Manager.
     
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    Thats not too bad... Im kinda looking forward to Windows 10 specially as its free!
     
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    I'm in 2 minds whether to upgrade or leave it 8.1
     
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    Steam Gamepad will rule them all :D

    Once some clever coder gets his hands on this it will be working on XP, 7, 8, Linux, Android, etc. within days.
     
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    Tbh I assume Valve will release the coding for it anyway as they know someone will do it. Bit like MS did with the kinect

    Then will be the image of the pad with some modified lord of the rings text across forums globally
     
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    I remember when I first attempted to setup my wireless 360 pad, it simply wouldn't have it. It registered the dongle in device manager but, it wouldn't 'connect or talk' to the pad so to speak.

    I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers (try W7 drivers) and then when I pressed both the connection buttons on the dongle and pad, it worked. Once it connects successfully, it will always connect. It's just that first time, that can sometimes be problematic.

    I think the pad can be run via the USB cable but again, you'll still need the dongle drivers as these are what enable the pad to work with the PC :smashin:
     
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    @ODB_69 sorry I meant the Xbox One dongle will work with everything once some clever coder gets his hands on it.

    Agree that Valve will get the Steam gamepad working with everything.

    I wish we could get some sort of standardised wireless protocol (better than bluetooth). I'm getting a lot of USB dongles poking out of my PC.
     

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