Printer Switch Auto Data Server 70166BQ

  Ho11and 00:14 08 Jan 04
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Recently purchased the above to connect a desktop and a laptop to my Epson inkjet printer. Desktop is running XP, laptop running Windows 98.

No instructions with the switch but its features are described as:

Auto mode: First come first served with 6 seconds time out

Manual mode: Lock on one channel, 6 seconds time out.

Single select key for cycling modes from A-B-C-D-Auto-A


It "locks" on to the laptop all the time and I cannot get it to switch automatically. Have tried changing the leads around but the problem follows the laptop. There is no physical switch evident on the box - should I be setting something in the software of the laptop or PC?

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