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    extra cables   (11 Answers)

    Do I need to have any extra cables to connect to the switch or to the PC?

    By Bill J November 19, 2014.

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      No, the switch has two pairs of cables that goes to the two computers. As long as your monitor has its own cable (which it should unless it's a TV), you should be good.

      By MrSetup January 11, 2015.

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      Will this KVM switch work with a wireless keyboard / mouse combo?   (5 Answers)

      I have the Insignia Wireless Keyboard and Mouse combo set. They run off of a single USB dongle. Will this switch work and function with both or do I have to buy two separate peripherals?

      By Heather January 28, 2016.

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        Yes. I'm using a Logitech mouse and keyboard, and it works well. This combo unit also only uses one dongle.

        By RickA February 14, 2016.

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        will it work with vista and 7   (11 Answers)

        does it work with 7 and vista

        By Anonymous February 8, 2014.

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          I know it works with 7 and 8. Unknown about Vista capability.

          By Teagues511 September 20, 2014.

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          will this work with windows xp and windows 8   (11 Answers)

          By Anonymous December 13, 2013.

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            Yes, I am currently using it with a Windows 8 computer and a Windows XP computer. It shifts seamlessly between the 2 machines.

            By Doug May 2, 2014.

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            can i use this to share a printer (USB) and a monitor (VGA) between two computers   (4 Answers)

            By JP June 20, 2016.

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              Now share my printer betwen 2 pc

              By David July 20, 2016.

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              What types of USB are supported?   (6 Answers)

              (USB 3.1 / 3.0 / 2.0 / etc...)

              By Anonymous November 5, 2014.

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              i read that dual monitors for two computer monitors in not supported, but what if I only need duel monitors for one computer? (i.e. computer 1 (tower) only uses the single monitor and computer 2 (laptop) needs to extend display between monitor and laptop?   (1 Answer)

              By zed August 14, 2017.

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                Thank you for choosing IOGEAR and we apologize for the inconvenience. To better service you and understand your set up, please feel to contact our customer support at 1-866-946-4327 or email us: support@iogear.com. Once again, thank you for choosing IOGEAR.

                By IOGEAR August 14, 2017.

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              Besides the keyboard, video and mouse, can I also connect my speakers?   (5 Answers)

              By conniej May 11, 2017.

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                The switch does not have a place for a 3.5mm jack (like a headphone jack). There are 3 connections for each computer - one video connection and two USB (one intended for mouse and one for keyboard).

                By Kevin May 15, 2017.

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              I'd like to have dual monitor display from each computer. Is that possible? Each computer controlled by the same mouse/keyboard combo. Each computer extends display to two monitors.   (2 Answers)

              By Anonymous January 29, 2017.

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                This unit doesn't directly support it. You could make a functional, but less elegant, switching setup by using two of these switches: 1 switch that controls monitor 1 and Keyboard/Mouse, and one for the second monitor (with USB ports for Keyboard/Mouse un-used).

                By Rwaldot May 11, 2017.

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              I understand a keyboard and a mouse are connected to this device via its own USB cable. A monitor thru a VGA cable. Now we still need to connect the 2 PCs to this device. How is that done? Thru which cables?   (5 Answers)

              By Rick November 28, 2016.

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                Rick, first part right. Now you have two sets of three wires each coming from (and permanently attached to) the device; one set for each computer. On each of the two computers: plug the USB cables into ANY two USB ports. That takes care of the mouse and KB. Now look at the big plug at the end of the of the third cable which is video/monitor. Find a port/jack which is a mirror image as far as holes and pins. Examine it to make sure everything lines up. Gently try to plug it in just to be sure. If it fits, it will work. Tighten the screws and you're done. You may find two potential problems, especially with older computers or laptops. The port may have more holes than the plug has pins. That should still work and shouldn't be a problem. The opposite IS A PROBLEM, don't force the plug in. If the latter is the case there are all kinds of adapters you can buy to solve that problem. The other things is the port on the computer may not have the screw-in configuration. This is not a problem, everything will still work, but it is a real nusiance. I had a situation like that once and there was no good solution. I just put everything where it would be disturbed and every once in a while the plug would fall out and I had to plug it back in .

                By GlennK December 5, 2016.

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