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Has anyone found a USB to DVI adaptor that works on Windows XP x64? Tried looking around and can't find one in google. Bought a random one and I can't install the drivers on XP x64.

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I'm not aware of any with XPx64 support either. Just one more reason it's a terrible operating system. Upgrade. – Shinrai Sep 7 '11 at 21:26

Unfortunately the problem you are going to run into is that almost every USB DVI adapter is using a DisplayLink chip-set (including the one mentioned by Wizlog, and the EVGA one from the other question; I've not actually seen one that doesn't). And so they all use DisplayLink's drivers, and DisplayLink has not released a XP 64-bit driver (and has no plans to).

See their support forums, specifically this answer:

As stated in my previous posts, we would only want to consider releasing a fully productized solution. Windows 7 is now our main focus for development and we have no plans for any specific Windows XP work.

That was in 2008. :)

Here's the official list of OS's DisplayLink does and doesn't support:

DisplayLink software does not install on:

  • Windows 2000 (SP1 to SP3)
  • Windows 2003 Server
  • Windows XP Embedded
  • Windows XP (No service pack)
  • Windows XP SP1
  • Windows XP 64 bit
  • Windows 2008 Server
  • Windows 2008 Server RC2
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This is the long version of my comment on the question. They're all essentially the same, and the vendor doesn't support it. – Shinrai Sep 7 '11 at 22:19

I'm not sure if there is a cheaper one, but this will work (it may do too much for you... but... it'll get the job done.

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Just to confirm, you have used this on the 64 bit version of XP? – Andrew G. Johnson Sep 7 '11 at 21:38

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