A true USB only switch you could use would be https: It installs easily, with clearly labeled ports to connect cables. The USB ports in the front come in handy when I need to quickly connect a device. Much superior to splitter, which increases interference and cuts resolution. If the switch provides transparent USB, it may work to share a printer, but that is not a supported use of the device. Any agent in Malaysia?

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It needs gvs42uw6 draw power from USB so make sure both are plugged in to both computers. For further details see delivery estimates in cart.

IOGEAR Gcs42uw6 2-port USB KVM Switch | eBay

It features single-button operation for quick switching. A true USB only switch you could use would be https: I’ve only had it for a month, but it iofear exactly like it says.

The first time connecting I needed to unplug and replug the keyboard and mouse to get the PC to see them, but only the first time. My only issue is that one of my laptops has USB and VGA ports on gsc42uw6 sides and the gcs42ua6 are barely long enough to accommodate this.

The only caveat to this is that there will be more wires to deal with on your desk, and you cant shove them all under because you have to be able to access the switch. I use this KVM to share my monitor with my computer and my Xbox Users can switch between computers using a manual switch located on the top of the KVM unit.


Not Specified by Manufacturer. Much superior to splitter, which increases interference and cuts resolution. No software to install. But considering the cost and the ease of use, this is still a five-star product.

I need to run one over the laptop keyboard, and it still hardly ioggear. Since it is designed to switch the video as well, we cannot guarantee that it would work in the way you are asking.

IOGEAR – GCS42UW6 – 2-Port Compact USB VGA KVM with Built-in Cables

Rated 5 out of 5 by LarG from Perfect solution Perfect solution for running two computers e. Will this device work with a wireless USB mouse? This KVM switch allows gcs42w6 to easily share a single monitor, keyboard, and mouse between multiple computers, regardless of your reasons.

Being cabled based, users do not have to purchase additional cables in order to use the device. While it may function with a wireless device, for the best performance, we would recommend using simple, wired devices.

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This is a great solution for anyone who wants to share a single monitor, keyboard, and mouse between two computers. It supports multiple operating systems including Windows, Sun, and Mac.


It’s very easy to use: It takes seconds to set up, and worked for me like a charm – I can switch video, keyboard and mouse all with the press of the little button, and it’s painfully easy to use.

Rated iogaer out of 5 by Redbud from Simple, elegant KVM solution This is an inexpensive, simple yet elegant solution to connecting two PCs to a single monitor, keyboard, and mouse. I read some reviews about poor quality to monitor – this is probably because the user did not plug in the USB connections.

IOGEAR Gcs42uw6 2-port USB KVM Switch

Or only corded USB? The switches are designed to switch the video as well, but in ycs42uw6 it should work if you do not connect the video. I love this item because everything you need is included – you don’t have to buy any additional cables, or install any software, or anything. Please check your local sales jogear laws. It’s even harder with the laptop closed. I have my personal laptop and work desktop plugged into the same monitor, mouse, and key board.