first off my headset isnt a usb its a 3.5mm audio connection. whenever i try to speak to friends with it they can only hear me through the speakers of the headset and the detatchable microphone doesnt work. is this to do with the headset or settings on my pc? either way i am extremely confused.

I would lean towards a malfunction in the headset.

Is it a single jack for the headset or 1 jack for mic and i jack for speakers? If it's a single jack, then I agree with Stuugie, sounds like a defective headset. If it's dual jacks, just switch plugs.

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