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xbox 360 wireless controller guide button and start button not working?


I have a wireless xbox controller for my 360. lately its kind of been glitchy. The guide button (the big round button in the middle) and the start button sometimes won’t work. Usually if one doesn’t work the other doesn’t either but all the other buttons work fine. This makes it kind of hard to save my games. usually it will just start working on its own again, but this time it’s not coming back. Would it have anything to do with the batteries? The remote is plugged in, but I’m not using rechargable batteries so I don’t know if that has anything to do with it.

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  1. No its not the batteries. To tell you the truth I don’t know whats wrong with it really. All I suggest if you havn’t done it is to sync by pressing the little button on the back of your controller and then pressing the little button on your 360 near the memory card slot.

  2. This same thing happened to me after I just got a used controller from game stop. Fortunately I am just taking it back and they are going to get remeed for it but I am glad you got it to work.

  3. Pushing these buttons too hard will damage the contacts underneath or might be normal wear and tear

    Maybe one of the buttons are sticking on causing the other not to respond

    If you open it up by unscrewing it you might be able to free the buttton

    Otherwise spray it with WD-40

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