I'm on Windows 7, and this is a new problem that I could easily solve with any kind of tape but the clear kind. But I want it solved properly.
My USB 360 pad's lights won't stop blinking. This is really, really irritating! It distracts me from what's going on on-screen in a big way. I don't understand why it bothers me so much. I mean I have an entire other monitor filled with distracting stuff but it's these 4 little LEDs down at the edge of my peripheral vision that set my teeth on edge.
I tried installing Microsoft's "accessories" driver to see if it would clear up the blinking. All it does is add a little popup that tells which pad number (and battery status for wireless controllers) you're using when you push the guide button.
Googling such generic terms as "xbox 360 controller windows 7 blinking/flashing" gives generic useless results, mostly forum posts about people whose pads don't work at all. Mine works properly as far as I can tell, so these searches haven't done me any good.
So I put it to the group. Does anyone know how to stop the LEDs on the face of a USB 360 controller from constantly blinking?