KVM switch question and recommendation

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Due to space problem I need to find a KVM switch (at least 2port) that will allow the computers to work independently. One computer will be used thru RDP most of the time while the other one needs to be able to be used by a local user at the same time. And of course the local user can't be interrupted while the other computer is used from a remote session.
 
Details for the two computers
 
Dell Optiplex 350
Win 10 Enterprise 64bit
Video output HDMI or DisplayPort (no VGA)
Keyboard and mouse output USB (no PS/2)
 
HP Compaq dc7900 small form factor
Win 7 Enterprise 32bit
Video output VGA
Keyboard and mouse PS/2 (with open USB ports)
 
I was thinking that getting a KVM switch with VGA and USB for the keyboard and mouse and then use a HDMI to VGA adapter (for converting the Optiplex video output and use it on the KVM switch).
 
The HP needs to be able to have the RDP session without anyone required to do anything with the KVM switch. Using windows RDP
 
Also I need to confirm that if we end up keeping two mice and keyboards the switch could still be used for the monitor.
 
And do have a recommendation for the KVM switch and HDMI to VGA adapter?
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  • ToddN2000
    Kind of confusing. If you need them to work independently then why the need for the remote desktop? What are you hoping to accomplish?

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  • askjoy
    I need to do a remote session to the one computer from off site, but the other computer needs to be used at the same time while I'm using the other computer.

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  • Subhendu Sen
    Did you mean, when you are using remote session at the same time the other person can work simultaneously? If yes, what is the purpose of this trick? Is the person known of your activity?
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  • ToddN2000
    If I understand right, you have 2 computers local A & B. They both work independently now and have there own monitor, keyboard and mouse. You want to remote desktop into either one of them from an off site location. If you remote into A it should have no effect on B.  If you remote into B it should have no effect on A. There should be no need for any switches 
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  • askjoy
    The two computers need to be put on a KVM switch because there is not enough room for two monitors. I was concerned because one computer will need to have the VGA output converted since one computer only has VGA output while the other one has HDMI.

    I have heard that some switches a problem when switching between two computer with different resolution and that would not work.
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  • ToddN2000
    @askjoy: I space is the main reason, why not just load all the software to the most powerful 64 bit PC? Is there a reason for having to keep the 2 separate?  Or is there software issues between the 32 and 64 bit systems or will some only run under win 7 and not win 10. I have not run across much that win 7 could run but not win 10.
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