The remote switch unit uses a 3v battery. Thank you for your inquiry. Hello, I have two computers: There is no support for switching printers. We recommend contacting Belkin directly through their product support site. For best performance and compatibility, we always suggest wired keyboards and mice. Will this item work?

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Generally, manufacturers will not support or guarantee compatibility with wireless keyboards and mice.

Using wireless keyboards and mice is very hit or miss when it comes to KVMs. We cannot guarantee a particular wireless setup will work with a particular KVM. Not an IT pro? Edited by dogmydog Wednesday, October 19, After switching the monitor to computer B, please restart computer A to check the result.

Belkin Flip, 2 Port Wireless USB KVM Switch with Audio

Since this is a hardware based switch, that does not require any drivers, we would be skeptical of the claim. So I contacted their support staff to see if they can answer my question before buying new hardware.

Belkin states that the F1DGW is compatible with the following operating systems: As best we understand, the only way to remove the battery would be the cover. Is there any way to get this product to work with that Windows version?

Belkin Flip + Win 7 + 2 computers and 2 monitors

If you have the third computer, check if it will encounter the same issue. This KVM switch is fljp for connecting your old and new desktop computers, giving you instant access to files, programs, and games on both computers.

An alternative would be the https: Computer 2 works fine with one monitor, B. This unit will draw power from the USB connection.

If I go to “screen resolution” on the desktop properties context menu right click and click “detect”, it all comes back but my desktop icons have been scrambled. Contact information can be found here: We have had many customers go with an Avocent switch and not run into problems.

Unfortunately, we could no locate the software on the Belkin website as directed in the bellin. You can find a list of Avocent KVM switches here: If the switch is not compatible with an operating system, a firmware upgrade to the switch is likely required. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Will this item work?

F1DGW – Belkin Flip, 2 Port Wireless USB KVM Switch with Audio

Depending on the particular setup, it may work with Windows 8. Unfortunately, detailed product support is beyond the scope of this simple FAQ. Just wondering if there is at least a quicker resolution than doing all that every time I switch very often. Is there a way to solve this problem without buying new hardware? Unfortunately, this product does not fully support Windows 7 and it does not appear eblkin a firmware upgrade is forthcoming.

Just place the remote anywhere on your desk and press to winows your monitor from one computer to the next.

Sometimes you can use the HUB ports on a KVM if they are available, but that eliminates the ability to use any hotkey functionality. Wednesday, October 19, We did find information on replacing the wireless remote if it was fpip on Blekin’s website. Unfortunately, Belkin doesn’t provide detailed power information.

Sign in to vote. Shares one monitor, keyboard, and mouse between computers Shares one set of speakers between computers Connects instantly to notebook computers Supports PC and Mac notebook and desktop computers Features a 2-color LED that indicates which computer Flip is accessing Includes 2 cables to connect computers Installs in 3 easy steps with no software required Belkin F1DGU Package Includes: