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Should I remove Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #570
United States Rank #550
Reach 1.1800%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.74 days
493.97 days >
Average installed length: 259.54 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2

What is Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories?

With this software and a compatible wireless receiver, you can use various Xbox 360 accessories such as wired and wireless game controllers, wired and wireless headsets, and wireless wheels for gaming on your computer. If you followed the setup instructions on the installation CD, you should be ready to use your device. Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories software works with both wired and wireless game controllers. The accessory status indicator shows the battery status (for wireless devices) and the assigned quadrants of the connected controllers.


The setup package is about 1.16 MB (1,219,584 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/d/xbox-360-controller-for-windows
Help link: www.microsoft.com/hardware/support/default.mspx
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\microsoft\windows\devicemetadatastore\en-us
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D9C50188-12D5-4D3E-8F00-682346C2AA5F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories?

You can uninstall Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.23%
Windows 10 38.40%
Windows Vista 1.42%
Windows XP 0.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.36%
Windows 8.1 10.71%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows 10 Home 9.31%
Windows 10 Pro 5.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.11%
  United Kingdom 6.75%
  Germany 5.35%
  France 5.35%
  Canada 3.89%
  Italy 2.76%
  Brazil 2.28%
  Australia 2.21%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Spain 1.43%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Belgium 0.94%
  Mexico 0.88%
  Poland 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.79%
ASUS 18.99%
Acer 15.52%
Dell 13.29%
Lenovo 5.35%
Toshiba 4.98%
Alienware 4.16%
Samsung 2.68%
MSI 2.54%
Intel 0.92%
Apple 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.04%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
MSI MS-7821 2.67%
MSI MS-7693 2.25%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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