Setting up KVM switch

  Sapins 16:03 24 Jan 2005
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I am going to set up 2 computers sharing 1 keyboard, 1 mouse, 1 microphone and speakers and 1 monitor. One computer will have XP Home+SP2 and the other will have 98SE.

I will be sharing a broadband connection later on but for the moment I just want to use this on the XP set-up.

Will I be able to switch between systems without losing the broadband connection when I switch back to the XP system? I think I will, I would just like conformation before I set it up.

  Spark6 16:31 24 Jan 2005

I have 2 machines, both running XP, and am using a Lynksys KVM switch for monitor, keyboard and mouse. They are networked for broadband and printer/folder sharing.

Regarding your query re microphone and speakers I trust someone else will be able to comment. HTH

  Sapins 16:41 24 Jan 2005

Hi, I want to know if the computer with XP and the broadband connection will still run ok when I switch back to it from the computer with 98SE and no broadband connection.

  Spark6 16:57 24 Jan 2005

Prior to networking mine, and using a BT Voyageur modem for broadband, I had no problems.

I was able to swap the USB modem between the comps.

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