Question about Altusen Aten CS64U--4 Port USB KVM Switch(CS-64U) compatible with pc/Mac/Sun/Linux

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My CS64U KVM hotkeys have stopped working, so it won't switch. The keyboard, mouse etc work OK, but i have to unplug all USB connections then plug in the one I wish to use. Its about 18months old, I am using XP pro on all systems.

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Make sure all computer is turn on and try again or one computer at the time

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SOURCE: Belkin (F1DK102P) 2-port KVM Switch freezes

switch connections from pc1 to pc2 and boot up pc 2 first make sure everything works and then boot up pc 1 wait 2-3min then tre the switch

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SOURCE: KVM freeze, mouse and keyboard failure upon keypress

When ever trouble shooting a KVM that has a problem with one computer always swap the cables at the computer end -- that will tell you if you have a computer or KVM issue.

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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SOURCE: USB mouse not recognized

I have similar problem. 2 inland KVM's (both have PS2 inputs, one has USB outputs) do not light or recognize my usb mouse with a PS2 adapter. They do recognize a PS2 ball mouse on the KVM's however. One of the computers (Sony vaio 1.5 GHz) does recognize a usb mouse with adapter on 2 other KVM's (Old Belkin and a Trendnet) (the second computer I have not tried in those configurations). Next I will try an optical mouse with a PS2 fitting. That did work with a fifth KVM at an auto business last week.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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SOURCE: mouse and keyboard not recognized on second computer

Sounds like KVM has a bug. Maybe their website has a fix.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Lost the instructions for the CS62U switch

here is the link to the aten website.

http://www.aten.com/download/download.php#productGuide

go to the select quick guide section and locate the model # in there,
p.s. its cs not c5

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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