DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Examine why we need to re-install the drivers for displaylink for every patch or update to Windows 10.

    Examine why we need to re-install the drivers for displaylink for every patch or update to Windows 10.

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  2. 10 votes
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  3. HI, Let customers decide WHEN to install new drivers. (Automatic driver update messes up my 4 + 1 monitor trading station.) Thanks.

    (the automatic updates re-arrange and resize everything on my screens causing me headache. The driver should be updater when no windows left opened / programmes running.)

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  4. Driver Signing

    Your DisplayLink driver is unsigned. It won't work with 64bit Windows OS. I suggest fixing that if you want people to buy your product.

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  5. Better linux support

    Better linux support, updated drivers, Fedora support (that means distributing an RPM)

    Fix the issue where closing X for the first time means that the devices are no longer recognized by xrandr

    Fix the slowness disparity between running it in linux and running it in windows

    windows = no lag
    linux = lag

    Improve your linux drivers.

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  6. Problem with new version 7.9M3 - Office Protected View

    I encountered a Problem with the new version 7.9M3 when opening Office documents from remote Location. I had to remove the "Protected view" functionality or alternatively store the document first on the local drive to be able to open the Office document.

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  7. Use secondary graphics adapter for rendering as well

    Laptops with two graphics adapters (Intel HD + dedicated) would highly benefit, if DisplayLink would render the data with the stronger graphics adapter as well.

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    This idea has been surpassed by the architecture update now available for DisplayLink in Windows 10 Anniversary update. The OS now has an interface for DisplayLink graphics to use the GPUs, and DissplayLink no longer has control over the GPU it can use.

    This either makes the idea “complete” or “declined”. I’m marking “complete” assuming the OS now does this for the DisplayLink driver.

  8. Windows 10 with 7.9M3 (Yoga 900)

    When windows 10 with 7.9M3 on a yoga 900 goes to sleep and is connected to the dock, it doesn't come back.

    Also, if I unplug the dock when the laptop sleeps, when I wake it up nothing works anymore.

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  9. Don't require drivers to be installed for disabled display adapters

    I have a machine with an integrated display adapter and a PCI adapter running Windows 10. The integrated controller is not supported by Windows 10 and I have disabled it using device manager (I don't have an option to disable it in BIOS). When I attempt to install the DisplayLink core software, it re-enables the disabled adapter and then tells me it cannot install the software because there are no drivers for the adapter that I had disabled.

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  10. BIOS support?

    UEFI BIOS driver please

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  11. Bring back the forum link under Driver Downloads.

    This product poses difficulties on nearly all platforms and your users need a place to discuss this and collaborate. Your attempt to remove the forums (that still exist at http://www.displaylink.org/forum/) has not gone unnoticed, and at face value appears to be a step in the wrong direction.

    From the top of this page: "However members of the DisplayLink team are active on the DisplayLink Forum, where your question may already be answered."

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  12. Can you fix the issue with dual graphics cards?

    I have had a problem with your displaylink products for months now, it's causing my entire OS to hand. It seems I'm not the only one, I found the below forum post showing multiple people have the same issue.
    http://www.displaylink.org/forum/showthread.php?t=63963

    I've tried cleanups, reinstalling the latest drivers and all I could think of. The only way I can get the system to stop crashing is if I always reboot my PC right after I disconnect display link each and every time which is ridiculous. I wouldn't buy a laptop if I wanted to reboot 5 times a day.

    There is…

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  13. 4 votes
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  14. Support Windows 10 Mobile Continuum

    In the MS world, Disply Link support is good when running Windows on a laptop or a tablet. When it comes to Windows phones. it is the opposite: nothing, nada.

    Ask Microsoft, They are so in need of trendy feature to boost their market share in mobile phone business, I am ready to bet they would finance the development.

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  15. Allow auto hide of the taskbar on multiple displays

    In the previous windows version DisplayLink_7.5M1 the auto-hide of the taskbar applied across all screens. This no longer happens in the latest version DisplayLink_7.9M2.

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  16. Program removing desktop icons!

    I wrote the program removes desktop icons into a side window. You wrote it does not. I uninstalled your software and got my icons back on my desktop. I want you to cease attempting to reinstall your software. I will NOT accept your software on my computer!

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  17. Instead of simply crashing, alert the user to a monitor hardware malfunction

    I recently found out through a very circuitous process that my monitor is failing. But in this process, instead of alerting me to any issue, the drivers would crash and the icon would disappear from my system tray, making me think your software was malfunctioning. Instead, such a crash should be caught with exception handling, and then alert the user there is a hardware malfunction.

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  18. Multi-Head 4k over USB3.X

    multi-head 4k over USB3.X

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  19. Mac OS X and Windows 7 Pro work around for USB Monitor(s) (SIIG USB 2.0 to VGA Pro) Corruption – Vertical Black Bars

    Mac OS X and Windows 7 Pro work around for USB Monitor(s) (SIIG USB 2.0 to VGA Pro) Corruption – Vertical Black Bars

    Using:

    OS X 10.10.5 (Windows 7 Pro, see additional comments below)
    DisplayLink USB Graphics Software for Mac OS X Version 2.4
    SIIG.com - USB 2.0 to VGA Pro
    3 HP Monitors (Model: HP S2031) (one connected via HDMI to DVI Adapter, one connected via Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter, and one connected via SIIG.com – USB 2.0 to VGA Pro

    Issue:

    Corruption on the left and right sides of attached USB monitor (black vertical bars on left…

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  20. Linux kernel version 4 unsupported.

    Just tried building the displaylink driver using the displaylink-installer.sh on my Fedora Rawhide machine and look at the results!

    ./displaylink-installer.sh -?
    DisplayLink Linux Software 1.0.68 install script called: -?
    Distribution discovered: "Fedora release 24 (Rawhide)"
    Unsatisfied dependencies. Missing component: Kernel version 4.2.0-0.rc5.git3.1.fc24.x86_64 is too old. At least 3.14 is required.
    This is a fatal error, cannot install DisplayLink Linux Software.

    Hmm, 4 is older than 3!?!? Who Knew?!?! Need to fix the script.

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