Hello. I bought a KVM switch a few weeks ago to switch between my two computers. It worked fine and loved it. I moved my computers around and when I plugged everything back in...It no longer is working. My keyboard and mouse work fine, but when I go to hit scroll lock twice...nothing happens. Both computers are on.
How about some more info such as make / model and configuration? For example I currently have a TrendNET TK803R 8 port KVM using USB KVM cables. This KVM requires usage of the wall wart transformer. This replaced an old Belkin OmniView 4 port PS/2 KVM that used PS/2 KVM cables and ps/2 to usb adapters and did not require power from a transformer.
Some things to check...
#1. If it's PS2. Did you verify you got the keyboard to keyboard ends right on the cables, PCs, and KVM? A flipped keyboard / mouse cable assignment on PS2 will stop everything cold.
#2. If the KVM requires separate power instead of being powered through the device cable (typically leeching off of the monitor), do you have power?
#3. Have you tested the monitor, keyboard, and mouse against the computers to verify they all work?
#4. How many ports / cables do you have? Have you reduced this to a minimum and moved cables around to verify you don't have dead cables?
If everything else checks out, suspect a dead KVM. It happens. If it's new, RMA that sucker and get a new one.
Dextermat, for me it worked with just scroll lock twice. dbhosttexas, It is an iogear that i bought just a few weeks ago, don't know the exact model. noidea_77, The computer that I turn on first works. the keyboard works. mouse works. and speakers. but when I click to switch, nothing happens.