Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. 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. Good Printer Sharing Unit My only issue with this unit is that it is not, at least for me, an “automatically switching unit”. Couldn’t be more pleased. She used to e-mail me files so I could print them for her.
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Best deal I could find on the net! However with one PC on win7 and the other running on vista, only the vista work. This item doesn’t belong on this page. At times, I can just click print and it printr go but a good amount of the time, I have to manually switch the printer software.
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Save on Network Hubs Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. We have learned to ignore the sqwaking, complaining computers and just let the printer and switch do its work! No more plugging and unplugging between your computers.
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.
IOGEAR USB Printer Auto Sharing Switch GUB – switch – 2 ports | eBay
Switch is powered by USB bus. Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews. Couldn’t be more pleased. I had first tried a manual two-way KVM, but was less than pleased. Not terribly inconvenient, just not what I expected it to do with the word “auto” in the description. With the Iogear 2-port automatic switch, I could set up a printer cable just for her own use. More items related to this product. I have a great PC home office with 2 machines networked to share my peripherals printer, scanner, DVD writer, etc.
Needs a clearer set of instructions for setup though.
Good for Intended use After initial setup issues the unit worked just fine. You may also like.
Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. No more plugging and unplugging between your computers. Good Gb211 Sharing Unit My only issue with this unit is that it is not, at least for me, an “automatically switching unit”.
IOGEAR 2-Port USB Printer Auto Sharing Switch GUB B&H
Set the same preferred printer in each driver. She used to e-mail me files so I could print them for her.
Skip to main content. USB cable in from a G4 Mac. Nonetheless, still a better option than most and I still recommend this product.
Be the first to review this item. Wife has a Mac yecch! Anker 4-Port USB 3. The laptop runs Windows XP and the desktop, Windows 7. The switch always works and was easy to install. It iogexr Windows and Mac OS, as well as multifunction printers. My only issue with this unit is that it is not, at least for me, an “automatically switching unit”.
Otherwise working as intended. We live in a divided PC-Mac family.
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.