"The Kinect sensor needs an update" error

You see the following error message when using your Xbox 360 Kinect sensor:

The Kinect sensor needs an update (C0050006)

This means that your Xbox 360 console or Kinect sensor needs a software update.

Solution

To get the update, restart your console.

Select Yes to download and apply the software update. The update applies automatically the next time you start your console and connect to Xbox Live.

If you don’t have access to Xbox Live, insert an Xbox Kinect game disc into your console to get the update.

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