Re: Vista Bus x64 cant use KVM
Yes, because with the KVM in the loop the adapter needs that one further
level of compatibility. It's a good question though. I don't remember if I
tried the adapter that didn't work through my KVM directly into the
"JRobere" <JRobere@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks Paul, I'll try that but when I bypass the KVM and connect the mouse
> and keyboard to the laptop with the adapter they work.
> Still think another adapter may work?
> CADD Associates, Inc.
> "Paul Shapiro" wrote:
>> Try a different brand of usb - ps/2 adapter. I have a few and some work
>> better than others. It's been a while since I was using them, but I seem
>> remember the cheapest one worked best, so I see it as a bit of a random
>> shot. Trying a few adapters is cheaper than a new KVM with usb ports.
>> "JRobere" <JRobere@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > I've got a new Dell Precision M4400 laptop with Vista Bus x64 on it and
>> > a
>> > StarTech 4-Port PS/2 KVM that I've used for years.
>> > Hanging off the KVM are a flat screen monitor, wireless MS mouse and
>> > Dell
>> > Keyboard which have all worked fine for a long time.
>> > The monitor always works fine for the M4400 through the KVM.
>> > If I plug the mouse and keyboard directly in to the M4400 they work
>> > fine.
>> > The M4400 has no PS/2 outputs so I've put a Belkin USB -> 2 port PS/2
>> > adapter between it and the KVM. When I connect that adapter to the KVM
>> > the
>> > M4400 doesn't respond to the keyboard or mouse whether I've got both or
>> > one
>> > or the other plugged in to the Belkin adapter.
>> > Anybody know what's up and how to fix it?