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Targus Validates DisplayLink v.8.2M2 Windows Software for Targus Universal Docking Stations

The DocKtors have validated the latest release version 8.2M2 (including Targus Universal Docking Station device drivers) for all DisplayLink-based Targus Universal Docking Stations on all version of Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 through Creators Update (RS2) build 14393. The software is available from and Windows Update for all Targus Universal Docking Stations.  Enterprise customers may also download the corporate version INF/MSI files from

The new software is reported as DisplayLink® Core Software (Windows 7 and 8.1) or DisplayLink Graphics Driver 8.2.1956.0 (Windows 10) at Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features and in the DisplayLink task tray icon. And the individual devices show in the Device Manager as:

·            Network adapters:  Targus Ethernet as 8.2.1629.0

·            Sound, video, and game controllers: Targus USB Audio as 8.2.1638.0

·            Display adapters (Windows 10): Targus Docking Station (varies) as 8.2.1952.0

·            USB Display Adapters (Windows 7): Targus Docking Station (varies) as 8.2.1956.0

Validation with Targus Universal Docking Utilities

Version 8.2M2 has been put through a full system test and is suitable for deployment to end-users.  It has also been validated with all applicable Targus Utilities.  However, not every Targus Utility has been validated with every Targus Universal Docking Station on every Windows platform.  Please contact your Targus representative or DocKtor with questions.

New Features

          Fast firmware upgrade on all products based on DL-6950 chip

          USB audio enumeration improvements

          Windows 10 Anniversary/Creators Update performance improvements

          Windows 10 Anniversary/Creators Update reliability improvements

          External audio DAC support on DL-6950 chip

The full release notes are shown here.

Categories: Main, Update

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