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Ok let me set the scene.

I was on vent with my nerd friends and they said my mic had feedback from my computer fans. So I decided to move my desk mic to the other side of my monitor so it wound't be directly over my computer case.

By moving the mic from one side of my desk to the other I must have wiggled the plug and it made windows pissed.

All of a sudden windows is trying to install a device driver, and it fails. So im sitting there like, derp, and try to just restart my computer because now vent isn't picking my mic up at all.

So I restart windows and I got the same deal, so I restart windows without my mic plugged in and plug it back in and windows doesn't recognize the mic however now the mic is enabled in my recording devices....

If I turn the mic up to 100 +30db and put the mic completely down my esophagus you can maybe here a faint but still inaudible noise of some sort.

My question: What the heck just happened?! Is there a way to remove the driver and reinstall another?

This sucks.
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Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.8Ghz MSI B350 Pro Carbon GIGABYTE R9 390 8GB 1100/1650Mhz 16GB Team DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
PNY CS1311 240GB - OS 2 x 2TB WD Black Raid 0 Synology DS416slim 4 x 1TB (raid 5) Corsair H100 
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Windows 10 Pro ElementaryOS Loki LG 29UM67P 29" 2560x1080 FreeSync HPE 87 w/ Browns + Ducky PBT caps 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA 600W B2 Lian Li PCA05N Steelseries Rival 100 FiiO G10K + Philips SN9500HiFi 
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AMD A6-3420M @ 2.2Ghz 1.1v Lenovo Torpedo A55 6720g2 8GB Kingston 1600 CL9 
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