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Loaded a new MS keyboard and mouse but my KVM switch will only see the mouse on both computers and will not see the keyboard on either! The MS radio device only has 1 USB connection instead of the 2 on previous units. My KVM is an old and trusted one with PS2 connections and I use USB to PS2 connectors. Any suggestions please?

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He's right its a hwardware problem on the KVM not BROKE just not supported. There was a day when KVM's just worked, that day has passed. I have bought several and returned all because of one thing or another....point....keep the receipts and do not buy from someplace that does not have return policy.

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

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This is a common problem with a number of KVM switches - this model in particular. I have heard that the Bytecc BT-2000 connector will work in SOME cases: *5.99 on Newegg - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812101117 It might be worth the investment to give it a try, if you haven't already tried this. Bytecc does make very high quality hardware. However, if that doesn't work, there's really not much else that can be done, other than replacing the KVM with one designed to run off a single USB port. Hate giving bad news like that. It's a hardware limitation, I'm afraid.

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