my headset is quite old, its from Cyber Acoustics. I've had it for about 2 years now and all of a sudden the microphone stopped working. My computer is recognizing the headset but it says its not working. I can hear fine but I can no longer talk.
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Is it usb or does it have separate speaker and mic plugs? You could get an external mic and not use the headset mic.
My headset just did the same thing. I bought a new $10 headset with mic at frys. It will somehow get broken sometime in 2011 and I will just buy another one. I havent found that $60 headsets last any longer than $10 headsets so I just get the cheaper ones.