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Not working It was connected to both computers and working perfectly, after disconnecting the cables from one computer, the ATEN device is not working. The cables are all plugged in and computer has been resarted several times with all connections plugged in. Can the hot key change?

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Make sure your keyboard and mouse are plugged into the right USB ports on the switch. If you plug the keyboard into the mouse USB port the hotkeys will not work! The USB ports on the KVM switch are labeled under each port, with a mouse and keyboard icon respectively.From the Quick Start Guide/Manual: The Numlock hotkeys are listed as:
[Num Lock]+[-] [1] Switches to output 1
[Num Lock]+[-] [2] Switches to output 2
[Numlock]+[-] [A] Auto-scans and chooses which ever port is connected.
Alternatively: Tap [Scroll Lock] twice to automatically switch between ports.
Note: I've never been able to get the Numlock key combinations to work correctly. I always just use double-tap [Scroll Lock] trick to switch.
If you get stuck with your scroll-lock and Alpha lock lights flashing, just hit [Esc] to fix it.
Source: http://www.aten.com/download/download.php#productGuide (Scroll down to "Quick Start Guide" and choose CS62U out of the drop down).

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

  • Jock Ferguson Mar 27, 2013

    Hi, Im wondering if you can help me. I have a Microsoft 3000 wireless keyboard and mouse combo with the CS62U kvm, works perfectly on whichever PC is turned on first. But i cannot switch views from one PC to another. scroll lock twice doesn;t work, nor ctrl x 2 etc, none of the numlock combinations seem to have any impact. I think i'm probably not far off but i just don;t seemt o know the right way to configure it to work using key strokes. any ideas appreciated.

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