DisplayLink video drivers V7.1M1 for Windows 7 and 8



File: displaylink_71M...




Version: 7.1M1
 
Posted Date: 2013-02-12

 

Release Date: 2013-02-12

 

Other Versions

 

Applicable Models
dynadock PA3541U-2PRP dynadock VGA
dynadock PA3542U-2PRP dynadock DVI
dynadock PA3575U-1PRP dynadock U
dynadock PA3686U-1SET dynadock wireless
dynadock PA3778U-1PRP dynadock V
dynadock PA3927U-1PRP dynadock U3.0
External Monitor PA3923U-1LC3 USB Monitor
External Monitor PA3923U-2LC3 USB Monitor

 

Package
WinZIP self-installing ZIP file. Can also be unZIPped using PKUnZip 2.04g or equivalent.
Description
ReleaseNote ===============================================================================
===============================================================================
DisplayLink Software Release: External Release Note
Software Package: DisplayLink Graphics
Product Version: 7.1.45135.0
Product Date: 31st January 2013
DisplayLink Core Software Version: 7.1.45125.0
DisplayLink Core Software Date: 30th January 2013
DisplayLink DL-3x00 Firmware Version: 7.1.20.51785
===============================================================================
===============================================================================

A. Introduction
===============
This is R7.1M1, the first maintenance release of R7.1. It has been put through
a full system test and is suitable for deployment to end-users.

DisplayLink Software Release R7.1M1 delivers the following features:
- Critical fixes

DisplayLink Software Release R7.1 delivers the following features:
- DisplayPort compliance 1.2 fixes
- Critical fixes

For further support and information about DisplayLink software, please visit
http://www.displaylink.com/support


A1. Important notes about DL-3x00 Firmware
======================================================
This software release contains an embedded firmware image. DL-3x00 devices
will be automatically upgraded with this firmware upon connection.


B. Contents
===========
A. Introduction
A1. Important notes about DL-3x00 Firmware
B. Contents
C. New features
C1. Fixed issues since R7.0 (7.0.41409.0)
C2. Fixed issues since R7.1 (7.1.44152.0)
D. How to Install and Use
E. Supported Operating Systems
F. PC Recommended Specifications
G. Language Support
H. Supported Hardware
I. Known Issues and Limitations


C. New features
===============
DisplayLink Software Release R7.1 delivers the following features:
- DisplayPort compliance 1.2 fixes
- Critical fixes


C1. Fixed issues since R7.0 (7.0.41409.0)
-----------------------------------------

Sometimes after changing resolution one of DisplayLink screens may go
temporarily blank. Moving a mouse or refreshing any content on the screen
brings it back to normal. (13834)

Blue screen on some Windows 8 systems with NVIDIA graphics after connecting
a DisplayLink device. (14139)

Prevent install on Intel GMA 3650 systems due to incompatible GPU. (14394)

Volume mixer crashes when trying to adjust the volume. (14465)

Screen remains blank after rotating by 180 degrees. (14556)

On Windows 8 Audio and Ethernet drivers are not installed until monitor is
plugged in to DisplayLink device for the first time. (14645)

On some Windows 8 systems with NVIDIA graphics the built-in display may flicker
continuously after installing DisplayLink drivers. (14565)

On Windows 8 DisplayLink monitors remains blank after installing downloaded
package over drivers previously installed from Windows Update. (14686)

No audio after replugging a HDMI monitor on a DisplayLink DisplayPort
connection. (14550)

System is unstable after playing DVD, suspending and resuming. (14402)

Layout changed to mirror after suspend and resume. (14424)

Heavy compression on desktop with some applications in full screen. (14341)

DisplayLink screen turns blank after terminating PowerDVD window. (14280)

DisplayPort to HDMI adapters issues. (12958, 14438, 14470)

On some systems with Windows 8 audio played through DisplayLink device
connected to USB 3.0 port may be distorted. (14263)

Scrolling full-screen applications like web browsers on systems running
Windows 7 in Basic Mode and having 'Optimize for Video' enabled may cause
temporary corruptions on the screen. (14292)

Upgrading DisplayLink drivers on some machines requires two reboots on Windows
Vista and above. (14618)

No pixels on DisplayLink screen connected through DisplayPort to VGA adapter.
(13667)

Occasionally DisplayLink screen remains blank after logging off. (14622)

Occasionally DisplayLink device fails to enumerate after reboot. (14186, 14675)

USB Video driver signed with Windows 8 HCK.


C2. Fixed issues since R7.1 (7.1.44152.0)
-----------------------------------------

Issues fixed in R7.1M1
----------------------
Microphone is shown as 'Not plugged in' after replugging DisplayLink device.
(14345, 14431, 14463)

In some cases uninstallation of DisplayLink Core Software doesn't uninstall
everything properly. (14617)

UDP streaming using DisplayLink ethernet device is unreliable. (14678)

Sometimes VGA monitor attached to already connected DisplayLink device is not
recognized correctly. (14699)

Sometimes screens remain blank after DisplayLink monitors are resumed from
suspend mode. (14703, 14743, 13669)

Some video players showing content only on half of the screen. (14790)

On some systems with nVidia GPU Desktop Window Manager is crashing causing
Windows to drop to Basic Mode. (14942)

Some Metro apps on Windows8 show a blank blue screen. (14955)

Sometimes Chrome web browser is responding very slowly and Flash plug-in
crashes. (15014)

Sometimes DisplayLink monitor shows white noise instead of content when
changing mode to clone while playing video. (15030)


D. How to Install and use
=========================
Please find detailed guidance and information about how to install and use this
software in the DisplayLink Software User Guide: http://kb.displaylink.com/298

Corporations can apply for a corporate install version at
www.displaylink.com/corporateinstall

For further support and information about DisplayLink software, please visit
http://www.displaylink.com/support


E. Supported Operating Systems
==============================
This release can be installed on the following operating systems:

- Windows XP SP2 (32-bit edition only)
- Windows XP SP3 (32-bit edition only)
- Windows Vista SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
- Windows Vista SP2 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
- Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
- Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
- Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
(This OS has received limited testing)
- Windows Server 2008 R2
(This OS has received limited testing)

Windows 2000 SP4 is supported by older versions of the DisplayLink software:
http://www.displaylink.com/downloads

Video: video is supported in extend mode with most popular video players on
Windows XP and Windows 7/Vista in WDDM/Aero Mode. Video support is limited in
other configurations including mirror mode and Windows 7/Vista Basic Mode.

Installation on Windows Server is enabled, but untested. End users may try to
use DisplayLink on server editions, but these are not supported configurations.


F. PC Recommended Specifications
================================
Please find detailed information about the minimum and recommended system
specifications needed to run this software in the DisplayLink
Software User Guide: http://kb.displaylink.com/298


G. Language Support
===================
Please find the complete list of languages supported by this software in the
DisplayLink Software User Guide: http://kb.displaylink.com/298


H. Supported Hardware
=====================
Devices supported:
- DL-3100 / DL-3500 / DL-3700 / DL-3900
- DL115 / DL125 / DL165 / DL195
- DL120 / DL160


I. Known Issues and Limitations
===============================
System behaviour with DisplayLink attached screens has been well tested.
Testing covers plug/unplug, mode changes, playing video, hibernate,
sleep/standby, multiple users, different user rights, attached screen as
primary screen, attached screen as only screen, and other aspects.

Some use cases may exhibit minor issues, general troubleshooting
recommendations are:
- detach then reattach the DisplayLink device's USB cable
- change display settings using DL-GUI
- change display settings using WDP
- ensure you have the latest graphics drivers installed for your system GPU

For information about specific issues please see the DisplayLink support
knowledgebase: http://www.displaylink.com/support/knowledgebase.php
Export Control and EULA
Use of any software made available for download from this system constitutes your acceptance of the Export Control Terms and the terms in the Toshiba end-user license agreement both of which you can view before downloading any such software.