How to completely uninstall DisplayLink software on Windows

This article covers the various methods for uninstalling DisplayLink software:

Uninstalling on Windows 7 – Windows 10



To uninstall the DisplayLink USB Graphics software on Windows 7 - Windows 10:
  1. From the Start Menu, find "Control Panel".
  2. From the Programs item, click "Uninstall program".
  3. Double click on "DisplayLink Core software".
    A windows confirmation dialog opens (if enabled)
  4. Click Yes.
  5. A message may appear to state which software packages will also be uninstalled

    Click Yes to uninstall the packages that use DisplayLink Core Software
    The uninstaller automatically uninstalls the software.
  6. Once uninstalled, you may be prompted to reboot

    Click Yes to complete the uninstall.

Still having problems uninstalling?


If the steps above have failed, DisplayLink provide a Cleaner tool to remove all DisplayLink files and drivers. This tool should be used as a last resort and not a standard way of uninstalling.

DisplayLink Install Cleaner.

Having run the cleaner, reboot the computer before trying to reinstall the DisplayLink software again.

Uninstalling the MSI installed Drivers



To uninstall the DisplayLink software, msiexec can be run in quiet mode. The following commands should be run from an elevated command prompt:

V8.4 OR LATER


Windows 7 - Windows 10 Threshold (Build 10.0.10586)
msiexec /x %SETUP%\DisplayLink_Win7-10TH2.msi /norestart /quiet

Windows 10 Redstone (Build 10.0.14393 and later)
msiexec /x %SETUP%\DisplayLink_Win10RS.msi /norestart /quiet

V8.0 TO V8.3


Windows 7 - Windows 10 Threshold (Build 10.0.10586)
msiexec /x %SETUP%\DisplayLink_Win7-10TH2.msi /norestart /quiet

Windows 10 Redstone (Build 10.0.14393 and later)
msiexec /x %SETUP%\DisplayLink_Win10RS1.msi /norestart /quiet

Please ensure that you use the correct version for your OS.


To remove the DisplayLink software from SCCM:
  1. In Software Library \ Overview \ Application Management \ Applications select the application that needs to be uninstalled. In the tab Deployments, delete the current deployment.
  2. In tab Deployment types select properties.
  3. Follow the same steps as install only changing the Deployment Settings to Uninstall.

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