Kinect for Windows

Be the controller on your Windows computer

Whether you're educating students, training employees, manufacturing products, or exploring countless other options for what's possible when humans and computers interact, you can create something amazing with Kinect for Windows.

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Set up your Kinect for Windows sensor

Setting up Kinect for Windows

Learn about Kinect for Windows setup, system requirements and warranty information.

Known issues and troubleshooting advice

Known issues with Kinect for Windows

Troubleshoot problems with the Kinect for Windows sensor.

Your Windows application doesn’t work with a Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor

Find out what to do if your Kinect for Windows–enabled application won’t work with your Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor.

Your Windows application detects an error with your Kinect for Windows sensor

Learn what to do if your Kinect for Windows-enabled application reports an error with your Kinect for Windows sensor.

Your Windows application detects an unplugged Kinect for Windows sensor

Resolve an unplugged Kinect for Windows sensor error.

Your Windows application requires a Kinect for Windows sensor

Find out what to do if your Windows application that requires a Kinect for Windows sensor is unable to detect your sensor.

Your Windows application doesn’t recognise your Kinect for Windows sensor

Find out what to do if your connected sensor isn’t recognised by your Windows application as a Kinect for Windows sensor.

Your Windows application can’t communicate with a Kinect for Windows sensor because of bandwidth limitations

Learn how to troubleshoot Kinect for Windows communication errors caused by too many devices connected to your computer.

Your Windows application requires a Kinect for Windows sensor, but another Windows application is using it

Find out what to do if one Windows application is preventing your Kinect for Windows sensor from communicating with another Windows application.

Kinect for Windows sensor repair

Kinect for Windows sensor repair

Find out how to get your Kinect for Windows sensor repaired.

Software developers

Kinect for Windows – software developers page

Download the Kinect for Windows SDK and get developer assistance.

Product warranty and safety information

Product warranty and software licence: Kinect for Windows sensor

Download the warranty or review product safety information for your Kinect for Windows sensor.

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