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Can't Use Wireless Mouse

This KVM switch doesn't allow you to use a wireless mouse. I have tried several. Even one that has a PS2 connector with a wireless transmitter. I contacted IO Gear, and they said the only solution was to buy the more expensive USB KVM. I've been looking for a PS2 adapter that will allow you to plug in a wireless USB transmitter, but no success so far. So, if you want to be able to use a wireless mouse with this KVM, then don't buy it. If you know of any adapters that will allow this, please post a solution.

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I?ve had issues with USB mice on the more inexpensive KVM switches. I?m currently using a Belkin OmniView using a Microsoft Explorer USB optical mouse and a PS2 to USB adaptor. The adaptors I use are from Cyberguys.com and work well for most of the USB mice we have.

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