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 Microsoft Game Controller Device Drivers

There are two ways to update your Microsoft Game Controller drivers.

Option 1 (Recommended): Update Microsoft Game Controller 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.


Option 2: Update Microsoft Game Controller 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 Microsoft Game Controller drivers automatically

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

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

Tech Tip: The Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility 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 Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility.

  2. Double-click on the Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility 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 Microsoft Game Controller driver model. 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 Microsoft Game Controller drivers manually

To find the latest Microsoft Game Controller 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 Microsoft 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 Microsoft Game Controller, 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 Microsoft Game Controller Drivers

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

  1. Power off your Microsoft Game Controller 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.

These instructions will help you to update Microsoft Game Controller drivers quickly & easily. If you have any questions, please comment below. Your ideas and suggestions help us to improve our website, and to help other users with their driver problems.

Driver Updates for Popular Microsoft Game Controller Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
Microsoft Game Controller Driver Update Utility
DriverAssist-Setup.exe1.6 MB192,150 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Controller for Windows Driver
Xbox_360_Contr... ver.zip4.4 MB45,382 Free Download >>
Sidewinder Force Feedback 2 Driver
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Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 USB Driver
Sidewinder_Pre... are.zip8.7 MB23,725 Free Download >>
Force feedback wheel (XP) Driver
swffwheel.zip16.1 MB50,411 Free Download >>
SideWinder Game Controller Software Version 4.0 Driver
mssff40.zip16.0 MB59,983 Free Download >>
Sidewinder 3D Pro Driver
Microsoft_Side... Pro.zip574.4 KB2,532 Free Download >>
Sidewinder Game Pad Pro Driver
sidewindergamepadpro.zip9.9 MB5,159 Free Download >>
Microsoft force feedback wheel usb version 1.0 Driver
msffwheel4.0.zip16.0 MB3,951 Free Download >>
Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy Driver
Xbox_360_Contr... ver.zip50.3 MB545 Free Download >>
Xbox Driver
XBCDv103.exe421.8 KB1,883 Free Download >>
Sidewinder Driver
SideWinder_4.0.zip8.1 MB1,895 Free Download >>
SideWinder Software 4.0 (wrks w/ USB controllers) Driver
swv4.zip10.0 MB11,577 Free Download >>
all Driver
swgameen.exe6.9 MB1,712 Free Download >>
All of the later Sidewinders (this is *NOT* v3.0) Driver
sw4.zip9.9 MB3,776 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Driver n/aXbox360_64Eng.exe7.9 MB60 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Driver n/aXbox360_64Eng.exe19.1 MB27 Free Download >>
n/a Driver
NT_JOYS.zip13.0 KB268 Free Download >>
required files Driver n/awavmix16_wing_dll.zip50.6 KB195 Free Download >>
X04-74734 Driver
Swprw.zip10.5 MB8,921 Free Download >>
N/A Driver n/aMS_Sidewinder_... ers.rar9.4 MB90 Free Download >>
not known Driver
sisgrp.sys255.6 KB427 Free Download >>
63545 Driver
SETUP.zip1.1 MB1,081 Free Download >>
X08-58736 Driver
STUBSET.zip8.4 MB672 Free Download >>
Force Feedback2 Driver
SETUP.zip8.1 MB2,426 Free Download >>
X803238-07 Driver
XBOX360Esp.exe3.3 MB1,974 Free Download >>
Xbox 360 Driver n/aXbox360_32Eng.exe7.5 MB66 Free Download >>
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