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Acts like a stuck key

Intermittently while typing one key will "stick". Usually the 'Y' key. It is random in nature and doesn't happen at regular intervals. I am using an HP USB keyboard and a Dell USB mouse. I checked the connections for both usb devices and they are ok. This is really annoying as I will use the backspace key and will delete the previous 2 sentences if I am not careful.

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  • vwspeedracer Jan 23, 2009

    I have the exact same problem with a Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 running through a D-Link KVM-221. It's totally random; I can't nail down any pattern for when it occurs. It's most noticeable when in Outlook and the delete key sticks, deleting every message in the inbox. :(

  • splazor Apr 11, 2009

    I have the exact same problem with any random key sticking. I had replaced the IO Gear KVM because it got fried somehow so I decided to use the D-Link KV221. I have a Logitech wireless keyboard/mouse combination MX700. Every so often a key will get stuck and stay on and if I am not careful when I delete an email in my inbox it will start deleting all emails. It is definitely random in nature to no specific key or to any program because I have the same issue with Outlook, Excel, Word and my contact manger. It is definitely the D-Link switch because I never had a problem with my IO gear KVM switch. If you know how to solve this issue I’d love to hear about it.


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SOURCE: using KVM-121 with 2 monitors

You should be able to -- the KVM switch would just switch inputs for the monitor, but since your two monitors would be plugged in directly to your computers, the switch wouldn't actually be affecting your monitor inputs.

Just make sure to plug your monitors directly to your computers and not use the switch.

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SOURCE: Hi, Is it possible to use

As it stands on its own, no. You would need either a USB adapter to match either the keyboard or mouse port on the KVM. Another solution might possibly to get USB Hub to attach. Without physically testing it myself, I am not sure if it would work, but it is possible.

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