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KVM/Switcher not spoofing EDID?


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#1 hunterjwizzard

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 11:24 PM

Hi folks,

 

Having a bit of of a vexing problem. I've just installed a new TESmart 8port 4k KVM switch. When I move between 4k sources it's fine, but whenver I switch over to a non 4k source, windows acts like the monitor is briefly disconnected and tosses all of my windows on to a secondary monitor. It's as if the KVM is not properly spoofing the EDID and sending it back to the PC.

 

To further complicate matters, I have a second switcher in between the KVM and the PC acting as a signal booster. The signal from the PC isn't quite strong enough without it. Both devices should be spoofing the EDID back to the PC, but still I am having this problem.

 

Is there maybe a windows setting to fix this, or maybe some kind of dedicated EDID cloner that can just always tell the PC it has a 4K monitor attached?


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#2 Digerati

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 09:24 AM

It has been so long since I used a KVM, I really have no suggestion but to ensure drivers are updated. Sorry.


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