Download Pinnacle Game Profiler, once you get the X-Box 360 controller plug it in to the USB port on your computer let windows XP install the drivers automatically. Once that is done go to http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/downloadnow.html
and download and then install Pinnacle Game Profiler, Once it is done downloading it, Install it, once you install it restart your computer. When your computer starts back up this program will start up as soon as you log on, when the program first starts up it scan your computer to determine which games that you can configure to work with this controller it then displays the compatible games. When that is done click on pinnacle update. This will find Controller configurations for the games that you have, it will download them and then apply them automatically. And when that is done click finish and you will have controller configurations. Now all you have to do is click PLAY and you are done.