Questions tagged [xbox360]

The Xbox 360 is a gaming console made by Microsoft. Questions about the Xbox should be limited to using the Xbox with your computer, i.e. for streaming. Any other questions belong on Gaming.SE.

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How to re-enable Miracast in the latest Windows 10 which I see in Game Bar

About 8 months ago, I posted a question asking how to use Miracast in Windows 10. The answer was with my hardware(because it's too new to have the Miracast, Miracast was only supported in the older ...
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Want to automatically start Xbox Game Bar whenever i launch a game

A lot of times i forget to start recording my gameplay and would like it to start automatically instead. I checked a guide on how to setup Windows Task Scheduler to start a program when another ...
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Disable Xbox 360 controller in UWP apps like windows store and start menu

Windows has implemented tools for developers under the UWP (Universal Windows Platform) that steal button inputs from Xbox controllers (i.e. button inputs will be mapped to custom functions in ...
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Install universal Windows 10 apps to specific folder on a drive or remove app shortcuts from start menu WITHOUT removing the app

In Windows 10 currently you can specify a drive to install all new apps to and it puts them all in a hidden or protected folder (i believe Program Files/Windows Apps) usually i have no issue with this ...
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Kinect v1 keeps disconnecting on Windows 10

I have an xbox360 kinect v1. I want to use it for motion capture. I installed everything. Drivers, software. I tried some motion capture. It worked for 20 seconds and then it disconnected. It kept ...
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Confused about how to connect Kinect on my PC

Recently i saw some videos on youtube about kinect and motion tracking. I am a hobbyist animator.I liked the motion tracking with kinect very much. This can make my animations more realistic. These ...
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How to connect a xbox 360 controler to PC wirelessly [duplicate]

I have an Insigna Bluetooth adapter (USB) for my pc and installed all the drivers that came with it but my controller still will not connect. Am I missing drivers for the 360 controller if so where ...
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What is a good PS3 and Xbox 360 emulator for Windows? [closed]

I am looking for a PS3 emulator for PC, as well as an Xbox 360 emulator. I currently have a first generation PS3 that is falling apart, and a first generation Xbox 360 that somehow still works... I ...
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Xbox 360 can't connect to internet

What happened: we went on holiday for a week, leaving all gadgets at home unplugged from the mains electricity. When we got back, the Xbox 360 could no longer log on to Xbox Live. All our other ...
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Differences between the three Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver drivers

There are three different versions of Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver drivers installed with Win10: Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows [15/02/2007] Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows Version: 10....
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How to project a Windows 10 to my LG TV

I am using Thinkpad E530 and I can see the PC can discover the LG TV from my Device Manager. However, when I was trying to Connect to this TV by clicking the Connect It shows my PC doesn't support ...
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Double NAT Issue PFsense VPN Service and XBOX (WAN)

Superuser community. I wasn't able to get help from the Pfsense community, so I'm trying to ask about this issue here. I have a Pfsense router and a VPN Service. I'm having issues getting my XBOX ONE ...
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We could not sign you in to xbox live 0x800705020 /windows account

I can't sign in to my windows /Xbox live account on my windows 10 computer app, I believe it might have something to do with the fact I've used Spybot anti-beacon and Destroy-Windows-10-Spying ...
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5.1 Audio from Xbox goes through ARC to receiver but not from PC

Issues regarding 5.1 audio from PC to a TV are not uncommon. For the past months I've been reading dozens if not hundreds of these posts. None of them offers a real solution other than workarounds ...
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How to connect one Xbox 360 Wireless controller to PC and Xbox 360?

I'm trying to have my PC and Xbox 360 working with one and the same Xbox 360 Wireless Controller. (PC has a proper adapter, of course) The problem is, the controller can be synced with only one device ...
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Aftermarket Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter no longer works in Windows 10 (Worked in Windows 7 since 2012)

Following these steps used to work. I'm able to try installing the two different drivers 32-bit Version 2 and 64-bit Version 10, but neither work anymore. I've tried multiple Windows 10 machines, and ...
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the hash for the file is not present in the specified catalog file- Creating a .cat file for an edited .inf?

I got a rock candy xbox360 controller today and its not plug and play as an xbox 360 controller on pc. I edited the .inf file and now the driver may work, but i dont know how to make the .bat file ...
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Xbox app on Windows 10 saying “Server connectivity: Blocked”; Teredo seems to be working fine though

"Server connectivity: Blocked" is the error I receive on the Xbox app: Now when I try troubleshoot, 99% of the fixes I see online are to do with NAT status, but as you can see here, my NAT type is "...
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How to connect xbox 360 controller to PC with only bluetooth

I wanna try the xbox 360 controller but I don't have a cable or a receiver for it, I only have bluetooth. Can you please tell me how to connect it to my PC (Windows 10)
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Possible? or How to? clone Device properties from one USB controller to another?

I have an issue with a wired Xbox 360 controller, showing Device Descriptor Request Failed, in device manager. Now I have 2 controllers, one works fine, and both worked fine until recently, so I know ...
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Xbox 360 Controller Drivers not Installing on Windows 7

Following these instructions from Microsoft my aftermarket Xbox 360 controller is not working on Windows 7. Any suggestions?
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Update hard drive firmware

Background: I have a WD Scoprio Blue WD6400BPVT and am trying to run a firmware flashing tool to allow it to work as an internal Xbox 360 drive. The device is able to be written over (a tool to write ...
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can a HDMI to USB Converter be used to display Games on a laptop screen?

I've been playing around with some gaming tech recently, and I got to thinking: Can a HDMI to USB Converter be used to display Games on a Laptop Screen? I do have access to TV's, but I want to try ...
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Windows 10 on Xbox One

The other year I saw a lot of info regarding Windows 10 coming to the Xbox (just Google for "windows 10 on xbox one release date" and you'll see many results). But so far I can only find ways to ...
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callofduty is showing error?

I am trying to solve the problem with iw4mp_ceg.exe in modern warfare 2 multiplayer. Does anyone know how to fix it?
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Duplicate Folders in “This PC” but no names

I got this issue where I have duplicate 'Downloads','Music','Videos','Pictures', and 'Documents' folders. The weird thing is that the other folders don't have names but they have the same icons. They ...
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use keyboard wireless receiver to pair with Xbox 360 controller

I've got an old "Logitech Cordless Desktop S520 Keyboard and Mouse". It comes with a wireless receiver. Is it possible to use that Logitech receiver to pair up with a wireless xbox 360 controller? ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Port Forwarding?

When connecting my XBox One to my laptop via ICS I am able to open port 3074 required to receive an open NAT type, but other ports do not appear to open when added using the same method as 3074, using ...
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How to navigate Windows 10 with an Xbox 360 Controller?

Note: I have checked this question already Navigating Windows 8 with an Xbox 360 controller and Xbstart wouldn't work, and last time I went to JoyToKey website (could be a fake one) Chrome warned me ...
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Xbox 360 wireless receiver causing issues with my Bluetooth adapter

This is a strange problem, but I'm hoping someone can help. I recently updated to Windows 10, from Windows 7. Everything works well, except I'm running into a very strange issue with the wireless Xbox ...
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How to start an application when connecting an Xbox 360 controller

This is my first post here and I was wondering, is it possible to have an application open when I connect an Xbox 360 controller to my Windows 10 laptop using the proprietary xbox 360 wireless ...
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Xbox 360 Controller connects as third player and doesn't work

My 360 controller connects to the usb wireless receiver no problem, but it always joins as 3rd player. My games all see it as Xinput controller 3 (if they see it at all) but oddly don't see the other ...
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Connecting my Xbox 360 to my Raspberry Pi 2 to use an OpenVPN connection

Here is my brief setup: Xbox360 Raspberry PI 2 running ArchLinuxARM (alarm) The raspberry pi's main ethernet port has a cable connecting directly to my main router The xbox has a cross-over cable ...
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Xbox controller isn't working on my Windows 8 PC

I plugged my Xbox controller into my Windows 8 laptop and I don't know how to work the controller on my PC.
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Xbox 360 controller on PC only indentified with the play and charge

I have a different problem than most with my XBOX 360 Wireless controller on the PC. I have the a wireless receptor connector and the Play and Charge kit. IT is an original Microsoft 360 controller. ...
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xbox-360 ethernet to win7 tower to wireless

alrighty i have an xbox etherneted to a pc running win7 this physical connection is solid because upon turning on the xbox the pc recognizes "unidentified network" in a local area connection. this ...
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WD Passport Ultra Stops Working out of nowhere

My WD Passport Ultra has stopped showing up in device manager/windows explorer and anywhere really. I've tried it on a different computer and with a different USB 3.0 cable as well as plugging it ...
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Windows 7 not sharing all shared files

I've been having some trouble sharing video files from my Windows 7 computer to my other devices. I have a few videos I'd like to watch on my TV, and I'm trying to stream them from my computer to ...
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Win 8.1 laptop cant find any dnla devices in same network

I have sony vaio svs1511 laptop upgraded to windows 8.1, xbox one, and LG SmartTV (2014 year model, with WebOS). They are all in the same 5GHz wi-fi network (I've checked that), pings from my laptop ...
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Xbox 360 Controller not working with PC

I have installed the 360 controller software from Microsoft and it comes up in device manager but the controller software does not recognize the device. Compatibility Report from Device Manager: ...
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Could you modify a file from a game in this manner?

What I am about to ask is probably going to sound like science fiction, but if I grab a usb, hook it up to my xbox and copy (for example) madden 15 to it. Then I plug it into my computer and open it ...
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Will this xbox 360 receiver work on OS X?

Will the following XBOX 360 controller receiver work on OS X 10? http://www.ebay.com/itm/PC-Wireless-Controller-Gaming-Receiver-For-MICROSOFT-XBOX-360-White-/390814020442?pt=...
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Using an adapter to plug an xbox headset into a PC

I've recently started PC gaming after a few years using Xbox. I now want to play TF2 with a friend, but since TF2 is quite tactical, we need to communicate. I have a headset for xbox that I no longer ...
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Port Forwarding multiple Xbox

Scenario is; 5 Xbox 360 console. Connected to a router, connected to a modem/router. Even if it is 3, same scenario. Wanting to open ports for Xbox Live(I know what ports), when I set up port ...
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Which settings should I use on VLC to transcode a video to play on Xbox 360?

I tried to convert a video on VLC a few times to play on Xbox but I can't find the right settings. I used a few formats specified in this page but they didn't work. I also found this page that ...
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Windows media center Extender Error

I recently brought a new computer and when i try to link my Xbox 360 to my external hard drive using windows media centers extender option (what everyone uses) but i get this error after 2 steps and ...
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How to Stop Windows Media Center remote from controlling XBox 360 *AND* XBMC?

I have an XBMC PC (Windows 7) setup to my TV, along with an XBox 360. As to be expected the remote control sends signals to both the Xbox and XBMC PC, which is problematic as I will sometimes go back ...
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How to Block ALL incoming/outgoing internet traffic EXCEPT streaming to an Xbox?

How can I block all incoming/outgoing internet traffic except streaming to an Xbox 360? For the past few weeks, streaming video files from my PC to my Xbox 360 has started failing, with the videos ...
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Streaming content from Surface 2 to Xbox 360

I recently watched this YouTube video where I learnt some cool things about what my tablet is capable of. However, when I went home to try them, the result was somewhat anticlimactic. Firstly ...
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Make Smartglass connection last longer with Xbox

I quite often use Smartglass from both my phone and tablet to control my Xbox, typically as a remote control for things like Netflix. It works well, the one downside is the constant reconnecting ...