The switch always works and was easy to install. The product works as advertised and automatically switches to accommodate printing requests. It supports Windows and Mac OS, as well as multifunction printers. Switches computers automatically for each print job without delay. No Longer Available Update Location close. Rated 3 out of 5 by andrewchinttdi from Work well with vista but not win7 This printer auto share work well with windows vista but not windows 7.
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Most excellent and simplicity itself to install and it works as expected first time! The laptop runs Windows XP and the desktop, Windows 7.
Switch is powered by USB bus. When I connect it to two vista PC, it work great. LED lights for the computer currently printing. The product did not deliver the advertised functions for me. With the Iogear 2-port automatic switch, I could set up a printer cable just for her own use. Perhaps because of the two different operating systems, the XP laptop gives an audible alert sound when the desktop computer is printing and switvh occassion, the Windows 7 machine puts up a message saying the printer is not connected when it really is.
I had first tried a manual two-way KVM, but was less than pleased. And this will apply to every user: She used to e-mail 20. files so I could pirnter them for her. USB cable in from a G4 Mac. We have learned to ignore the sqwaking, complaining computers and just let the printer and switch do its work! Wife has a Mac yecch! Nonetheless, still a better option than most and I still recommend this product.
You can even use it to share other USB devices when using manual switching. Be the first to review this item. Hooked up the lrinter key word–Iogear printer sharing switch with the included USB cables.
Product | IOGEAR USB Printer Auto Sharing Switch GUB – switch – 2 ports
The 2-Port USB 2. It supports Windows and Mac OS, as well as multifunction printers. We live in a divided PC-Mac family. No Longer Available Update Location close. On the other hand, wife is a nurse and I faint at the sight of blood. It was glitchy intermittent malfunctions hooked to my Canon MP multi-function printer MFP and 2-por Support at Iogear, although courteous, couldn’t solve the problem. Switches computers automatically for each print job without delay. The product works as advertised and automatically switches to accommodate printing requests.
Simply send the print job and the switch automatically makes the swap for you. But wife needs to print and isn’t the most computer savvy. The switch always works and usbb easy to install.
Just give a print command from either system, and everything works flawlessly. It has been difficult to network these two computers 2-portt success being iffy and intermitent.
Rated 3 out of 5 by andrewchinttdi from Work well with vista swittch not win7 This printer auto share work well with windows vista but not windows 7. No more plugging and unplugging between your computers.
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See any errors on this page? 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. Rated 5 out of 5 by Anthony from Simplicity and value go great together!