hmph and I was thinking about getting one of those.
thanks for nothing ms.
At 12:10 p.m. 14/08/2009, you wrote:
>Pretty much on a whim today, I picked up an x box 360 controller, one
>of the wireless ones that come with the USB wireless dongle thingy and
>Windows drivers. Far from my usual style to just take a punt on
>something without daft amounts of research, but I really liked the
>design of the pad for almost every type of game I could think of, and
>I haven't seen that in a pad since dreamcast days so I had to have it.
>Now, here's the issue. I've installed the software that came on the
>cd called microsoft xbox 360 accessories, and the drivers too. From
>what I can tell with Jaws 10, everything except for the help system
>seems to be totally inaccessible, so thanks for that Bill! The dongle
>half of the equation is detected fine by Windows, but in spite of
>batteries being in the controller I'm getting no action. I guess I
>have to pair them up somehow, but the help system only describes how
>to use the accessories software post-installation, and I couldn't find
>an electronic copy of the manual on the cd.
>I fear it might be a case of sit down with a sighty for a few minutes
>to figure this one out. Next time I'll have chance to do that isn't
>until late into the weekend though, so I also figured it'd be worth a
>post to the list to ask if anybody has the same hardware and knows
>what I'm missing.
>Really hoping that the inaccessible software won't matter too much
>once I know what I'm doing because I'm all over the design of the pad
>itself and don't want to return it unless I have too.
>Cheers in advance
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