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

Read below to learn what to do when your Windows application recognizes this problem.

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Symptom

On your computer, your Windows application that requires a Kinect for Windows sensor won’t work with a Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor.

Problem

The sensor that’s connected to your computer is a Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor, not a Kinect for Windows sensor.

Windows applications that require a Kinect for Windows sensor won’t work with other sensors (such as Kinect for Xbox 360).

Solution

Disconnect the Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor from your computer, and then connect a genuine Kinect for Windows sensor.

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