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Metallica

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a setup where I can work from my living room and switch between the 4 PC's I have.
Unfortunately my girlfriend wants me in the living room and not the 4 computers. Preferably only the mouse keyboard and monitor. (women :blink: )

Since there is no way I'll be able to hide all the cables neatly I went looking for something like a wireless KVM switch, but only found a solution meant for offices http://www.42u.com/a...ew-wireless.htm which is a tad costly. :whistling:

If it is any help, I do have a working wireless network with a shared internet connection.
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bmwboy

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With wireless KVMs you really sacrifice alot. Especially lag, which ranges from unnoticeable to unbearable.....IIRC Belkin makes a WirelessKVM, I believe that's what I used to use.
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Instead of a wireless KVM, have you considered using the remote desktop? You would just need the one wireless computer and then you could bring up the desktop of the other machines, assuming that all of the machines are M$, not Linux or something else.
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Metallica

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Hi Kemasa,

Yes. After looking at those prices I have looked at that option. :blink:
I think I will go with that, unless anyone posts a cheaper alternative.

bmwboy,

I checked the Belkin site. They do have something that gives you remote access by IP.
It is in the same pricerange as the other solutions I looked at: way too expensive.

But thanks for the lead. :whistling:

Regards,

Pieter
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dsenette

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easy answer pieter....move everything that's in the living room (including the woman) into the computer room...BAM..problem solved

it's always amazing how "they" always want you to be in the same room as them...but they never want to be in the same room as you...."honey...why don't you come sit in here with me?"...why don't you come sit in here with me?
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Metallica

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Ah well. As long as she needs me to keep her website updated, I'm on her good side. :whistling:
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