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#1 repairman


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Posted 10 October 2008 - 10:34 AM

I would like to know how I can hook up one monitor to two separate computers. I just bought a new computer, but I want to keep my old one just for games. So can anyone help me here?

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#2 E-Mu


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Posted 10 October 2008 - 11:35 AM


You'll be needing a KVM Switch.

have a look at this Wikipedia page for detailed info.

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#3 Jim P

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Posted 10 October 2008 - 03:31 PM

Here's the one I purchased from Newegg. It works flawlessly so far. :thumbsup:


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Posted 10 October 2008 - 04:38 PM

Keep in mind a lot of KVM switches won't work with monitor plug adapters (DVI - VGA) and some trackballs

Edited by garmanma, 10 October 2008 - 04:40 PM.

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