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How to Uninstall Your USB Headset Using the Device Manager in Windows 7

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I'm having issues with my USB headset and want to uninstall it from my PC using the Device Manager. How do I do this?

  1. Have the USB plugged in and go to Start > Device Manager
  2. Under Sound, Video & Game Controllers, find the headset you want to uninstall.
  3. Right click on the headset & click Uninstall.
  4. Once uninstalled unplug the USB, reboot your PC (completely turn off and back on again) and then plug the USB back into the same USB port.
  5. You should see a notification that new hardware is being installed.
  6. Test the headset again.