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Installed SW-221 now USB port shows Unknown Device - can't update driver

I installed the Linxcel USB 2.0 Sharing Switch, now my printer is not recognized by the computer. Device Manager shows the USB port as Unknown Device and no driver loaded. I attempt to load the printer driver but get a message that it can't be updated. I have uninstalled the the USB switch software and plugged the printer in direct, but am having the same problem.

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  • wmessina Aug 04, 2008

    I have 2 Dell gx150 desktops connected through a sw-221 to a hp psc2210v all in one printer.Printer shows disconnected on both computers,no matter what I do. Running a straight cable from either computer to the printer bypassing switch, printer works ok.thank you

    wmessina

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2008

    same thing...works when plugged up directly, not through the switch

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