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Apple Mac DisplayLink Driver Installation and Removal Instructions

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DisplayLink driver installation on Mac OS X 10.11.x-10.13.3 (The upcoming update to macOS 10.13.4 will permanently disable DisplayLink based video outputs. More info here: https://plugable.com/2018/03/12/macos-high-sierra-10-13-4-beta-compatibility-displaylink-devices/)

  1. If drivers were not received from Plugable via email soon after purchase, download the most recent drivers from here
  2. Navigate to your downloads folder and open the “DisplayLink USB Graphics Software for Mac OS X 2.5.1” (or newer version) DMG file
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  3. The DMG file will “mount” to the desktop as “DisplayLink Installer”
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  4. Open the folder and then launch the “DisplayLink Software Installer.pkg”
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  5. Follow the on screen prompts and when finished reboot the system, if you get a message saying there is already a newer version installed, use the uninstaller as pictured above then begin again.
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  6. After the reboot connect the docking station
  7. Configure your displays. Click here for more detailed instructions from Apple

DisplayLink driver uninstall on Mac OS X 10.11 and newer

    1. To remove the currently installed DisplayLink driver (for example if things are not working properly or in preparation for an upgrade) please follow these steps:

    2. Open the ‘Applications’ folder from the Favorites section of the Finder, and double-click on the DisplayLink folder.
    3. Double-click on the DisplayLink Software Uninstaller application.
    4. Click on the Uninstall button.

  1. Follow the remaining prompts and then restart the system.