Belkin 2 port kvm switch problem

  Diodorus Siculus 09:54 19 Nov 05

Hi, I've got the aobve switch with built-in cabling (F1DK102P) connecting two PCs (a gigabyte 7dx mother board and a foxconn mobo) to a single MS keyboard and mouse.

In theory it should work by pressing the scroll lock key twice and then the up/down arrow.

Anyway, when I boot both machines it will only go from the foxconn to the gigabyte but not back again - ie it works only one way. The only way to get it back is to shut off the gigabyte machine.

Any thoughts on this one? Google is not very forthcoming :-(

Thanks as always, Dio

  alan227 10:02 19 Nov 05

Yes send it back to Belkin.
I had one of those and had exactly the same trouble.
I sent it back for a replacement and that has worked perfectly ever since.

  Diodorus Siculus 11:18 19 Nov 05

Thanks alan227. I'll contact them and see what's the story with it.

  Diodorus Siculus 22:22 27 Nov 05

Called Belkin; went through a few things and they said that the switch is not suitable for my monitor. Told me to take it back to where I bought it so a trip to PCW one day.

They told me which one would work, but it's more expensive. Not sure what to do for now but will report back.

  Diodorus Siculus 19:12 29 Nov 05

Took it back to PCW and explained the situation and got a refund.

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