Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Simply send the print job and the switch automatically makes the swap for you. My system is Windows 7 and 8. When I connect it to two vista PC, it work great. The two LEDs indicate which one of the inputs was last manually set by the software switch , but has nothing to do with which computer will be able to print as the LED changes momentarily while printing, if needed.
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Nonetheless, still a better option than most and I still recommend this product. And this will apply to every user: Learn more about Amazon Prime. I had to completely uninstall my printer too, and reinstall. With the Iogear switch in place, my need for the printer at one or the other of the two PC’s is a transparent operation. It does NOT automatically let two computers print to the same printer.
See all reviews. No more plugging and unplugging between your computers. The laptop runs Windows XP and the desktop, Windows 7. I had first tried a manual two-way KVM, but was less than pleased. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. When I connect it to two vista PC, it work great. I have a great PC home office with 2 machines networked to share my peripherals printer, scanner, DVD writer, etc. Although the device would switch to this computer, the printer sent a printing error and wouldn’t print switc that machine. Write a customer review. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. If you have to change the default computer, you have to right click the icon in the task bar lower right of screen and click “switch”.
So if you have another type of computer it may be okay, but if you want to use it with Windows Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Perhaps because of the two different operating systems, the XP laptop gives an audible alert sound when the desktop computer is printing and on occassion, the Windows 7 machine puts up a message saying iogeae printer is not connected when it really is. I saw mostly good reviews and ordered it, hoping that poor reviews involved operator error.
GUB printer sharing switch will not auto switch
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No matter what we did – it simply did not want to switch, period.
2-Port USB 2.0 Automatic Printer Switch
Now it switches automatically AND prints off both notebooks. On the other hand, wife is a nurse and I faint at the sight of blood.
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Hooked up the automatic–the key word–Iogear printer sharing switch with the included USB cables. I hooked it up and one green light on one side turned on but the other side would not light up and neither side would print.
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