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Please Help- How to control three computers and monitors with one mouse/keyboard

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#1 jmcgillis14


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Posted 17 May 2015 - 01:01 PM

They are running on different servers. I have tried things like synergy and mouse with out borders but they won't work because they are running off of different networks/servers. I'm guessing I will need a KVM switch of some sort? I attached a quick diagram of my set up if anyone could help me out I'd really appreciate it. Again, I have three separate computers and monitors (one is a dual monitor) and I want to be able to seamlessly control all three from one keyboard and mouse. 


Thank you so much! 

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Edited by hamluis, 17 May 2015 - 01:49 PM.
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#2 Kilroy


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Posted 17 May 2015 - 02:10 PM

Throwing the second monitor into the mix complicate things.  What is the physical distance between the machines?


What do you need to be able to do on the machines?  I ask because I normally use Remote Desktop (RDP) for everything except imaging which requires BIOS level access.


What operating system are the machines running?

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 11:56 AM

Besides KVM, BlackBox as a wide assortment of multiple interface boxes to allow splitting and combining monitors, keyboards, mice and such.  You may have to use two or more to get the configuration you're looking for.

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 12:18 PM

If memory serves, almost all electonic junction boxes have two complete sets of outputs [kb, mse, mon] with one complete input set [kb, mse, mon].  I used one awhile back, it worked alright.  With three separate outputs -- probably going to have to some rigging as a previous poster indicated.  Back then, remote control wasn't an working option for WFW 3.11 and Windows 95.  

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