Category Archives: USB3-VGA

DisplayLink Windows 7 Compatibility Issues with Basic Mode and Chrome

Two important Windows 7 compatibility notices, for users of DisplayLink devices: 1) A Windows update deployed by Microsoft on 2/27/2013 is leaving Windows systems in Basic mode, which then causes problems with older DisplayLink drivers prior to 6.3 M1, including the very common 5.6 M1 version. The particular update causing the breakage appears to be […]

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DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.1 M1

Today DisplayLink released their new Windows Driver Version 7.1 M1 (7.1.45135.0). We’re excited to have this new driver out, as it fixes a number of last issues that let us recommend the latest 7.X drivers over the earlier 5.X and 6.X series drivers, on all versions of Windows. All of Plugable’s current and past USB […]

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nVidia drivers Oct 2012 and Later vs. DisplayLink Dec 2012 and Earlier

We’re seeing a number of reports that nVidia’s drivers for certain chipsets dated October 2012 and later have problems in the presence of DisplayLink drivers. When things like this have happened in the past, DisplayLink has released updates which “catch up” to nVidia’s newer drivers. Unfortunately, as of the current DisplayLink release (7.1 M0 just […]

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Windows 8 and DisplayLink (Deprecated)

The content of this post has been superseded. If you are having difficulties with DisplayLink in Windows 8 or 8.1, please install the latest DisplayLink drivers from here: http://displaylink.com/support/downloads.php. If you still are having problems, please contact us at https://plugable.com/support. We’re recommending that users with DisplayLink-based USB graphics devices hold off on upgrading to Windows […]

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7 Monitors on Windows 7 with USB 3.0

See 7 monitors in action using Plugable USB 3.0 hubs and graphics adapters. The hardware seen in the video are: The Plugable 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub 3 Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapters 4 Plugable USB 3.0 to VGA Adapters A Plugable USB 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet adapter It’s extremely cool seeing this kind of setup, […]

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