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I used to have Windows Vista with my same setup I currently have and I could switch between my Windows and Linux computer without problems.

Now since I upgraded to Windows 7, when I switch from my Linux back to my Windows (which is my main unit with 2 monitors) I have to always to go to screen resolution and detect for it to find the second monitor.

How can I solve this?

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The KVM switch you have does not pass the correct EDID back to windows 7 system. Add an EDID emulator between win 7 system and the KVM will solve the issue.

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wouldnt it be a software issuie and not a hardware issuie since it was working just fine before i switched to windows 7? –  Willl Jul 20 '12 at 17:08
    
Yes, it is the OS/software issue. Windows 7, Windows 8 and other advanced OSs check the system's devices/ resources all the time. –  Rex Wu Jul 20 '12 at 19:06
    
if its a sofwatre issue, why do i need to buy a edid emulator? –  Willl Jul 25 '12 at 18:45
    
@Willl: I think it could be that this EDID emulation can be done in software? –  hippietrail Dec 23 '12 at 3:49

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