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Windows 7 Driver installing issue

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I am trying to install the Official Sound Blaster driver because Microsoft doesn't support surround sound digital out. The problem is I cant manually install the driver with all the extra utilities like the sound blaster control panel because it says the Microsoft driver is newer.

Is there a way to uninstall and delete all the Microsoft Sound Blaster drivers? My only other option is to reinstall Windows 7 and install the Sound Blaster drivers before it updating Windows and I'm just not up for reinstalling.
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Try clearing them with driver sweeper in safe mode and then install the official drivers.
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AMD 1800X Asus X370 Crosshair VI MSI 1080 Ti Gaming X 32GB GSkill 3200 CL14 
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Samsung 840 Pro Intel 730 WD RE3 Noctua DH-15 
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Windows 10 Pro Qnix 1440p IPS 96Hz NEC PA272 27" 1440p Leopold FC660C Topre 
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