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I'm looking for a free solution to connect USB devices over a network on Windows. i.e. I want to be able to connect a device to one machine and have another machine believe the device connected directly to it.

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What version of Windows? – surfasb Aug 2 '11 at 16:37
xp and 7 (64) i guess is a must, but anything xp and higher would be ok – user12903 Aug 3 '11 at 6:52
up vote 9 down vote accepted

After a little Google-ing I got a few decent looking results - Looks the best (I.E. most stable) and has the best reviews, but costs $150 - Again comercial, but only $90 - FOSS version, couldn't find out much b'cus Sourceforge is blocked on my workstation but looks OK, couldn't find many reviews/feedback on it though

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1 & 2 aren't free. 3 doesn't have a server for windows and the windows client doesn't look to stable. – user12903 Aug 2 '11 at 12:16
@User12903 - This only means a free product is unrealistic requirement. – Ramhound Aug 2 '11 at 12:20
@user12903, if you get value out of it, shouldn't you be compensating whoever created it? – Chris S Aug 2 '11 at 12:20
Chris, Do you really want to start discussing the motivaiton behind OS development here? – user12903 Aug 2 '11 at 13:00
I had used the Eltima solution (second in your list - Really works! I like a lot that the software may share USB port over the network even to another country! – user499973 Oct 21 '15 at 7:03

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