Headphones work, windows doesn't detect them

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I recently got a headset with multiple audio jacks and I'm using an adapter. The sound works and I can hear everything however when I try to record something it records very quietly.

I know there's a possibility to increase the mic boost in the recording devices tab (when you right-click the microphone in the bottom-right part of your screen) but it only shows me the Realtek high definition audio and doesn't detect my headphones as a recording\playback device so I can't make my mic louder.
(Windows 8)

Help?
 

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Headset: SpeedLink medusa 5.1 true surround
Adapter: SpeedLink sl-8600 TRAX headset adapter

And the microphone isn't removable...
 
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