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PS2 to USB Adapter

I just purchased a new PC and it only has one PS2 port and I need two. I'm using a KVM switch and need another PS2 port for my mouse/keyboard. I tried using a PS2 to USB adapter and it does not work (I tried different usb ports and different adapters). Any suggestion would be appreciated.

Phil

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philschwartzAuthor Commented:
I don't need a KVW cable all I need is a way to add another PS2 port via USB etc.

Phil
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rindiCommented:
You wouldn't have to use the PS2 port on the PC then. With the cable in my example, you connect the USB end to the PC's USB port, and that then goes into the PS2 ports of the KVM switch. You then have access to the mouse and keyboard. That's one thing I've found that has worked with my KVM switch and a PC that has no PS2 ports.

Another thing that worked was to put a PS2 PCI adapter into the PC, but that is likely to be more expensive than the cable. I haven't found any converter from USB to PS2 that worked.
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Have you tried a PS2 splitter cable? (2xfemale PS2 plugs wired to a single male plug).  They don't work with all PS2 sockets but are only a few $$.
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philschwartzAuthor Commented:
I just purchased a Sabrent USB to Dual PS/2 Cable for $5 and it works great.  Thank you for your suggestions though.

Phil

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philschwartzAuthor Commented:
I just purchased a Sabrent USB to Dual PS/2 Cable for $5 and it works great.
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