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DisplayLink Releases v.4.0.0 for OS X and macOS High Sierra

DisplayLink has released v.4.0.0 for OS X and macOS.  Targus is recommending all MacBook users update to this version.  This version is necessary for High Sierra and appears to work back to OS X 10.11.6.   General Limitations: Clamshell mode (built-in screen off while the lid is closed) requires a monitor to be connected to the Mac’s built-in video output even if other DisplayLink screens are available. DisplayLink screens are […]

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DisplayLink Releases v.8.3M0 for Windows

DisplayLink announced v.8.3M0 is now available.  Using this version of the software should work, but Targus has no plans to validate this release with Targus Universal Docking Stations or Targus UDS Utilities.  This release has not been submitted for distribution on Windows Update for Targus Universal Docking Stations and Targus is not providing .MSI/.INF files for it. This software contains the following new features: – HDCP 1.x capability on DL-3xxx/DL-5xxx […]

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Group Policy and Corporate Installation of the DisplayLink Software for Targus UDS

These two articles may come in handy for those building corporate images and/or deploying the DisplayLink software for Windows: MSI – http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/615840-how-to-deploy-displaylink-msi-files-in-a-corporate INF – http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/607686-how-to-deploy-displaylink-windows-software-within The associated versions validated by Targus are on the dock product pages under “Support”

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Targus Ghost Device Removal Utilitiy v.1.0.4.0 for Windows Released

Targus Ghost Device Removal Utility version 1.0.4.0 for Windows was released last week for use with all Targus DisplayLink based Universal Docking Stations models: ACP71, ACP77, DOCK110, DOCK120, DOCK130, DOCK150, DOCK160, DOCK171, DOCK177, DOCK180, and DOCK410. Targus Ghost Device Removal (GDR) utility is a Windows service that is started automatically during Windows startup and runs continuously in the background. This service is installed for all users of the PC and runs using […]

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Targus WiFi AutoSwitch v.2.00.008 for Windows Released

Targus released version 2.00.008 of its popular WiFi AutoSwitch utility for use with Windows hosts and Targus Universal Docking Stations models: ACP70, ACP71, ACP77, DOCK110, DOCK120, DOCK130, DOCK150, DOCK160, DOCK171, DOCK177, DOCK180, and DOCK410. Many PC OEM provide such a utility as part of their “bloatware” however it is usually deleted by IT (not part of the company PC image). The utility turns off the WiFi when the Targus Universal Dock’s […]

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Targus Display Configuration Utility v.2.01.033 Released for Windows

Targus Display Configuration Utility version 2.01.033 for Windows was released last week for use with all Targus DisplayLink based Universal Docking Stations models: ACP71, ACP77, DOCK110, DOCK120, DOCK130, DOCK150, DOCK160, DOCK171, DOCK177, and DOCK180. The biggest advantage to using Targus Monitors is controlling the user experience for desktop icons.  No longer does the windows trash can and other icons move about when docking and undocking.  Users no longer have to reconfigure […]

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FIXED: Windows Update Appears to Cause DisplayLink 8.2M2 Installation Issues

Targus and many of its customers had observed an issue with Windows PC with Windows Update for DisplayLink v.8.2M2 that may cause the update not to install properly, even if using the .EXE, .MSI, or .INF files from Targus.com or DisplayLink. If you or your users were effected by the issue causing monitors to disconnect from Windows, completely remove the DisplayLink software and reinstall version 8.2M2. Alternatively, users may install […]

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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 targus.com and Windows Update for all Targus Universal Docking Stations.  Enterprise customers may also download the corporate version INF/MSI files from Targus.com. The new software is reported […]

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DisplayLink Releases v.8.2M3 for Windows

DisplayLink announced v.8.2M3 is now available.  Using this version of the software should work, but Targus has no plans to validate this release with Targus Universal Docking Stations or Targus UDS Utilities.  This release has not been submitted for distribution on Windows Update for Targus Universal Docking Stations and Targus is not providing .MSI/.INF files for it. This software contains the following new features: – No new features since 8.2M2 […]

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Latest Windows 10 Fast Ring RS3 Build 170616 Fixed My Targus Dock!

Those of you on the Fast Ring for evaluating Red Stone 3 Builds of Windows 10 may have noticed that Build 16215 wreaked havoc with DisplayLink USB Monitors.  For details see the Windows 10 Blog where Microsoft states, “ADDED 6/9: Any external monitor connected to a DisplayLink dock will not work. You will likely just see a static logon screen. Your local display should continue to work as normal.” This has been […]

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