Windows 10: When plugging my usb xbox360 controller in it registers as headphones

  1.    15 Oct 2016 #1

    When plugging my usb xbox360 controller in it registers as headphones


    Hello. I recently ran into a problem, all of a sudden when plugging my controller into the usb the sound stopped coming out of my speakers. I had thought maybe it was just an error or something so I restarted and checked my drivers, they were all updated. so then I noticed that my taskbar was registering that I had headphones plugged in, when I didn't. so I unplugged the controller from the usb and the sound came back to my laptop. I uninstalled the controller drivers and figured they would re-install and the problem would be solved. ( I also checked to see if it was the usb in my laptop that was faulty and I can still connect a mouse or ps3 controller just fine) the problem still persists and I'm not sure what else to try.
    OS: windows 10
    installed RAM 8.00
    processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702HQ
    CPU2.20GHz
    64bit
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  2. Posts : 202
    Windows 10 pro on both
       15 Oct 2016 #2

    Have you just installed the latest annoying update from ms because i read something about the Xbox360 controller 1 sec ill plug mine in have not had it connected since the Sloooow update nope i have no problem with mine try a different USB port just to check
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  3. Posts : 202
    Windows 10 pro on both
       15 Oct 2016 #3

    Are you able to re install the controller drivers not sure why you uninstalled them are you using the Windows 10 def Controller drivers or the Windows 7 or 8.1 software from MS
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