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Kvm switch won't stay on second computer, switches back

Hello. I have had this KVM switch working for a few years now, although I did have some issues like what I'm going to describe at one point and they seemed to resolve themselves. I just got a new pc computer and got everything set up again. When I click the kvm to go to my mac, it switches over and I can see the mac desktop. However, it only stays for about 3 seconds and then switches back again. Also, I am randomly hearing the sound that I hear when I do switch over -- when I have not hit the kvm switch.

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Re: kvm switch won't stay on second computer, switches...

I got a new KVM switch and it works great. TRENDnet TK-207K

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Re: kvm switch won't stay on second computer, switches...

You might try disabling any power saving schemes in use on either computer. The KVM (I believe) gets its power through the ports and one computer may be shutting down power.

Posted on Sep 01, 2007

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