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IOGEAR GUB231
6.9 out of 10

IOGEAR GUB231

Automatically* switch from one computer to another when Read more

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Reviews and Problems with IOGEAR GUB231

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Overall 4
4.0

ioGear's false claim of "automatic" switching

30-year computer user, B&H Photo
3 February 2016
  • Excerpt: I bought the GUB231 in January, and have since struggled to get it seeing our HP LaserJet from both machines: our Windows 7 machine and our Mac OS X el Capitan machine. Today I got a wonderful tech at ioGear on the phone (Marco), who got the "automatic" feature working on the Win 7 PC, but couldn't...
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Overall 4
4.0

If on;ly I could make it work!

OnlineF, B&H Photo
20 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Tried for 2 hours plus to get to work with no luck! can make it manually switch no problems but not automatically and that's why i bought it. Needs a youtube video showing instillation
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Overall 8
8.0

Works great right out of the box

Blackiecab, B&H Photo
18 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Using this hub to share a printer between 2 computers (pc laptop and iMac ) I haven't loaded the software yet for the automatic switch feature. We are just using it manually. It works great. I was looking for a cheap switch from a discount store and bought his from B&H and so glad I did.
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Overall 10
10

Great service!

Alexm1, B&H Photo
17 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Automatic USB switch is all it claims, well made, easy set up, works like a charm!
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Overall 10
10

Great gadget!

Berries, B&H Photo
23 November 2014
  • Excerpt: This printer switch is very easy to set up and use! It saves having to buy a new printer if you have one that is not wireless like your laptop.
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Overall 8
8.0

get Windows 7 driver from iogear before you install

J. DiStephan, Amazon
14 November 2014
  • Summary: Working well. You need to open the Installation Guide and follow the instructions so you understand how to get the switch working automatically. Using this for an HP all in one printer shared by a Mac with Lion and a Windows 7 PC.
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Overall 10
10

IOGear products just work

Peter B., Newegg
15 October 2014
  • Summary: Rainbows, Unicorns, data packets passing like a summer breeze
  • Pros: Easy to use Small Great product to share 1 USB printer between two PC's. Using this with an Optiplex 790 & Optiplex 320.
  • Cons: Taxes & Death but the product is great!
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Marsha P., Amazon
13 July 2014
  • Summary: The unit did not work, but not worth the price to return the item.
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Overall 10
10

Works as expected.

Trub24, Amazon
21 May 2014
  • Summary: Great gadget. Allows me to easily share my printer between my work PC and Mac. Never was able to get my work pc to recognize printers on my home network and this was a much easier fix.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not automatic - you have to click to switch printers

daudis, Amazon
13 May 2014
  • Summary: Be aware, the switch is not automatic. You have to click a switch before using a different printer. I wonder what they mean by "automatic".
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