Author Archives: Bob Boerner

Plugable DisplayLink Products and macOS 11 Big Sur, macOS 10.15 Catalina and macOS 10.4 Mojave

SUMMARY: Plugable does not yet officially support using our DisplayLink-based products with macOS. However, we want to provide background information and guidance to our customers who wish to use their Plugable DisplayLink-based products with Mac systems running macOS 11 Big Sur, macOS 10.15 Catalina, or macOS 10.14 Mojave. On Thursday, November 12th, 2020 Apple released […]

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WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER 2020 UPDATE AND PLUGABLE DISPLAYLINK USB DOCKING STATIONS AND USB VIDEO ADAPTERS

Continuing with their practice of providing frequent large updates to Windows 10, Microsoft released the ‘Windows 10 October 2020 Update’ for Windows 10 on October 20th, 2020 and with this update there are many fixes and enhancements to the operating system. More details about the update are available here –> https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2020/10/20/whats-new-in-the-windows-10-october-2020-update/ and Microsoft has more […]

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INTRODUCING PLUGABLE’S LATEST THUNDERBOLT 3 DOCKING STATION, THE TBT3-UD1-85W

Plugable is proud to introduce the latest addition to our line of Thunderbolt 3 docking stations, the Plugable Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station with 85W Charging known as the TBT3-UD1-85W. Incorporating changes based on feedback from our customers, the TBT3-UD1-85W docking station provides powerful expandability for users of Thunderbolt 3 Macs and Windows systems who want […]

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Introducing Plugable’s UD-3900Z and UD-6950Z Docking Stations for USB 3.0 and USB-C Systems

Plugable is pleased to announce the North American launch of our two newest USB docking stations, the Plugable Dual HDMI Display Docking Station (UD-3900Z) and the Plugable Dual 4K DisplayPort or HDMI Display Docking Station (UD-6950Z). Both docks use DisplayLink USB graphics technology for maximum compatibility and ease of installation on virtually any modern Windows […]

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WINDOWS 10 MAY 2020 UPDATE WITH PLUGABLE DOCKING STATIONS AND USB VIDEO ADAPTERS

Continuing with their practice of providing frequent large updates to Windows 10, Microsoft released the ‘Windows 10 May 2020 Update’ for Windows 10 on May 27th, 2020 and with this update there are many fixes and enhancements to the operating system. More details about the update are available here –> https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2020/05/27/whats-new-in-the-windows-10-may-2020-update/ and Microsoft has more […]

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Investigating issues with certain Intel graphics driver versions, Windows 10, and DisplayLink

Synopsis: Plugable has received recent reports of mouse or keyboard inputs being delayed (also described as ‘lagging’) or the entire image within a display momentarily freezing while using a DisplayLink-based product such as our UD-3900 docking station with a Windows 10 system. For the customers we have helped that reported this behavior, we have found […]

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Windows 10 November 2019 Update with Plugable Docking Stations and USB Video Adapters

Continuing with their practice of providing frequent large updates to Windows 10, Microsoft released the ‘Windows 10 November 2019 Update’ for Windows 10 on November 12th, 2019 and with this update there are many fixes and enhancements to the operating system. More details about the update and how to obtain it are available here -> […]

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Plugable DisplayLink products and macOS Catalina 10.15

SUMMARY: Users updating their Apple Mac system from macOS Mojave 10.14 to macOS Catalina 10.15 can experience problems with Plugable products based on DisplayLink technology not working. Plugable does not officially support using our DisplayLink products with macOS, however we want to provide some background information and a procedure that can potentially get things working […]

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update with DisplayLink Docking Stations and Video Adapters

You may have to reinstall drivers for your DisplayLink dock after installing the latest Windows 10 update. Continuing with their practice of providing frequent large updates to Windows 10, Microsoft released the ‘Windows 10 May 2019 Update’ for Windows 10 on May 21st, 2019 and with this update there are many fixes and enhancements to […]

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Thunderbolt application not in use anymore error on Windows? Check your driver types and versions

Synopsis – If your Thunderbolt 3 driver or utility version types are mismatched within a Windows host system, you may receive an error message stating, “Application Cannot run – This Thunderbolt application is not in use anymore and can be safely uninstalled” when attempting to run the Intel Thunderbolt Software management utility or the Intel […]

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