With the Iogear switch in place, my need for the printer at one or the other of the two PC’s is a transparent operation. The laptop runs Windows XP and the desktop, Windows 7. Switches computers automatically for each print job without delay. With the Iogear 2-port automatic switch, I could set up a printer cable just for her own use. Discontinued Update Location close. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.
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Most excellent and simplicity itself to install and it works as expected first time! I have a great PC gub11 office with 2 machines networked to share my peripherals printer, scanner, DVD writer, etc.
However with one PC on win7 and the other running on vista, only the vista work. The 2-Port USB 2.
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LED lights for the computer currently printing. Couldn’t be more pleased. Simply send the print job and the switch automatically makes the swap for you.
The product works as advertised and automatically switches to accommodate printing requests. No more plugging and unplugging between your computers. Wife has a Mac yecch!
USB cable in from a G4 Mac. It was glitchy intermittent malfunctions hooked to my Canon MP multi-function printer MFP and Tech Support at Iogear, although courteous, couldn’t solve the problem. The switch always works and was easy to install.
She used to e-mail me files so Gb211 could print them for her. Discontinued Update Location close. Unfortunately, the switch isn’t all that automatic. When I connect it to two vista PC, it work great.
At times, I can just click gug211 and it will go but a good amount of the time, I have to manually switch the printer software. Hooked up the automatic–the key word–Iogear printer sharing switch with the included USB cables. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. But wife needs to print and isn’t the most computer savvy.
We have learned to ignore the sqwaking, complaining computers and just let the printer and switch do its work! Software installation was easy. It has been difficult to network these two computers with success being iffy and intermitent.
IOGEAR 2-Port USB Printer Auto Sharing Switch GUB B&H
With the Iogear switch in place, my need gb211 the printer at one or the other of the two PC’s is a transparent operation. I had first guh211 a manual two-way KVM, but was less than pleased.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Brad from Glitchy on my multi-function printer On the company website the description of the GUB is this: Rated 5 out of 5 by Anthony from Simplicity and value go great together! You can even use it to share other USB devices when using manual switching.
Switches computers automatically for each print job without delay. The laptop runs Windows XP and the desktop, Windows 7.
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It supports Windows and Mac OS, as well as multifunction printers. We live in a divided PC-Mac family. Just give a print command from either system, and everything works flawlessly. On the other hand, wife is a nurse and I faint at the sight of blood. Perhaps because of the two different operating systems, the XP laptop gives an audible alert sound when the desktop computer is printing and on occassion, the Windows 7 machine puts up a message saying the printer is not connected when it really is.