Microsoft Game Controller Drivers Download

by Microsoft Corporation

Free Microsoft Drivers Download

After you upgrade your computer to Windows 10, if your Microsoft Game Controller Drivers are not working, you can fix the problem by updating the drivers. It is possible that your Game Controller driver is not compatible with the newer version of Windows.

How to Update Device Drivers

There are two ways to update drivers.

Option 1 (Recommended): Update drivers automatically - Novice computer users can update drivers using trusted software in just a few mouse clicks. Automatic driver updates are fast, efficient and elimate all the guesswork. Your old drivers can even be backed up and restored in case any problems occur.

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Option 2: Update drivers manually - Find the correct driver for your Game Controller and operating system, then install it by following the step by step instructions below. You’ll need some computer skills to use this method.

Option 1: Update drivers automatically

The Driver Update Utility for Microsoft devices is intelligent software which automatically recognizes your computer’s operating system and Game Controller model and finds the most up-to-date drivers for it. There is no risk of installing the wrong driver. The Driver Update Utility downloads and installs your drivers quickly and easily.

You can scan for driver updates automatically with the FREE version of the Driver Update Utility for Microsoft, and complete all necessary driver updates using the premium version.

Tech Tip: The Driver Update Utility for Microsoft will back up your current drivers for you. If you encounter any problems while updating your drivers, you can use this feature to restore your previous drivers and configuration settings.

  1. Download the Driver Update Utility for Microsoft.

  2. Double-click on the program to run it. It will then scan your computer and identify any problem drivers. You will see a results page similar to the one below:
    Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility

  3. Click the Update Driver button next to your driver. The correct version will be downloaded and installed automatically. Or, you can click the Update Drivers button at the bottom to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out-of-date on your system.

Option 2: Update drivers manually

To find the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, choose from our list of most popular Microsoft Game Controller downloads or search our driver archive for the driver that fits your specific Game Controller model and your PC’s operating system.

Find Microsoft Game Controller Device Drivers by Model Name or Number

If you cannot find the right driver for your device, you can request the driver. We will find it for you. Or, try the automatic option instead.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble finding the right driver update, use the Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility. It is software which finds, downloads and istalls the correct driver for you - automatically.

After downloading your driver update, you will need to install it. Driver updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow. Visit our Driver Support Page to watch helpful step-by-step videos on how to install drivers based on their file extension.

How to Install Drivers

After you have found the right driver, follow these simple instructions to install it.

  1. Power off your device.
  2. Disconnect the device from your computer.
  3. Reconnect the device and power it on.
  4. Double click the driver download to extract it.
  5. If a language option is given, select your language.
  6. Follow the directions on the installation program screen.
  7. Reboot your computer.

Driver Updates for Popular Microsoft Game Controller Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
Downloads
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Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility
dfsetup.exe269 KB136,075 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Controller for Windows Driver
Xbox_360_Contr... ver.zip2.3 MB119,222 Free Download >>
Sidewinder Force Feedback 2 Driver
sw_ff2_software4.0.zip8.1 MB16,858 Free Download >>
SideWinder Game Controller Software Version 4.0 Driver
mssff40.zip16.0 MB60,169 Free Download >>
Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 USB Driver
Sidewinder_Pre... are.zip8.7 MB23,862 Free Download >>
Force feedback wheel (XP) Driver
swffwheel.zip16.1 MB50,483 Free Download >>
Xbox Driver
XBCDv103.exe421.8 KB1,894 Free Download >>
Sidewinder Game Pad Pro Driver
sidewindergamepadpro.zip9.9 MB5,200 Free Download >>
Sidewinder 3D Pro Driver
Microsoft_Side... Pro.zip574.4 KB2,574 Free Download >>
x05-92630 Driver
MSStrategicCommander.zip15.1 MB10,018 Free Download >>
X04-74734 Driver
Swprw.zip10.5 MB8,938 Free Download >>
SideWinder Software 4.0 (wrks w/ USB controllers) Driver
swv4.zip10.0 MB11,629 Free Download >>
SideWinder Force Feedback USB Wheel Driver
SWFFWheel6.3 MB4,068 Free Download >>
Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy Driver
Xbox_360_Contr... ver.zip50.3 MB567 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Driver n/aXbox360_64Eng.exe7.9 MB62 Free Download >>
required files Driver n/awavmix16_wing_dll.zip50.6 KB195 Free Download >>
N/A Driver n/aMS_Sidewinder_... ers.rar9.4 MB90 Free Download >>
Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 Driver
msswff2.zip102.6 KB5,010 Free Download >>
Gemini Vibration Gamepad Driver n/agemini_win98.zip376.6 KB188 Free Download >>
not known Driver
sisgrp.sys255.6 KB430 Free Download >>
X08-58736 Driver
STUBSET.zip8.4 MB672 Free Download >>
Force Feedback2 Driver
SETUP.zip8.1 MB2,427 Free Download >>
X803238-07 Driver
XBOX360Esp.exe3.3 MB1,975 Free Download >>
Sidewinder 3D Pro G/Port connect Driver
SETUPAPI.zip1.1 MB2,692 Free Download >>
not app. Driver
XBCDv107.exe467.9 KB82 Free Download >>
Sidewinder Driver
SideWinder_4.0.zip8.1 MB1,900 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Controller For Windows Driver
360_controller_driver.zip1.5 MB5,583 Free Download >>
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