Step 2: Connect the controller to your computer
After you install the software, plug your Xbox 360 wired controller’s USB connector into a USB 2.0 port on your computer.
Step 3: Test the controller
To test your Xbox 360 wired controller on your computer, follow these steps:
- On your computer, click Start, type Run, type joy.cpl, and then press ENTER.
- Select Xbox 360 Controller, and then click Properties.
- 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. If the application does not recognise your controller, see http://support.xbox.com/en-AU/games/pc-games/xbox-controller-for-windows-help