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Connecting two Tower PCs

jenian

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Windows XP - Home Edition
#1
Hi all,
Can I join/connect my new Tower Pc with my old Tower Pc and use the same monitor, keyboard, mouse and broadband connection (Orange livebox) the Pcs are nearly next to one another. They both run Win XP but i want to access both on the same monitor if possible (Lcd monitor with dvi and ordinery socket) is this possible please. Thank you.

Regards Ian.
 

jenian

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#3
Just The Job

Thank you so much Wolfeymole. I'll order one right away.

Cheers Ian
 

jenian

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#5
Ta So Much

Installed belkin kvm switch about 3 weeks ago and works brilliantlly, thank you:). Please can you help with another problem! I have changed the drive letters to my 2 dvd optical drives on one of my PC's and now I cannot access them. They show that they are working correctly in device manager and I have uninstalled and reinstalled them with no success. Unfortunaitly I cannot remember the original drive letters.
Regards Ian.
 

Goku

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#6
You are Welcome Ian. :)

For your other problem, its a little tricky as you don't remember the correct Drive letters. However, read the following article from the Microsoft Knowledge Base and see if you can restore your Drive Letters to their default settings.

How to restore the system/boot drive letter in Windows

Let us know how it turns out. Good Luck. :)

-- Goku
 
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Wolfeymole

#7
I rather think this is not a boot drive letter issue Goku.


You should be able to change the letter by right clicking on the drive in Disk Management and changing the letter there.

Have a look at this article here.

how to change drive letter