FVDI Commander for BMW and MINI technical support
Part 2: FVDI MEDC17 special function user manual
Before delivery, we will open the software authorization for the FVDI you ordered. When you get it, you can directly install the software.
This is the FVDI cable connection photo
(If you have installed the FVDI software on your laptop, and in the future you reinstall the system on that PC and want to reinstall FVDI software on the same laptop again. Then you need to authorized the software before reinstall the software again, dongle must be connected with laptop, and cannot connect with PC and Vehicle. )
Cable connection attention:
1) Open the authorization:
a, before delivery, we will open the software authorization for your fvdi. When you get it, you need to update the lisence on your laptop.
b, Connect the dongle with your FVDI main unit first (do not connect the usb dongle with laptop, otherwise the Softdog green light or red light will on, and result in authorization fail),
c, Use USB cable to connect FVDI and the computer, but do not connect FVDI to the car. Wait until FVDI green light on and Softdog red light on, you succeed getting authorization. If FVDI red light on or Softdog green light on, repeat the above steps.
2) Car diagnose steps:
a> Connect the dongle to FVDI (Note: do not connect Softdog to the computer).
b> Use USB cable to connect FVDI and the computer. Wait until FVDI green light on and Softdog red light on, connect Softdog USB cable to the computer. During the procedure, the Softdog red light keeps on (Note: do not connect FVDI to the car)
c> Till the above 2 steps work well, connect FVDI to the car.
FVDI V6.3 software software installation video
FVDI update video
[Attention: If your driver is the old V2.10, then you need to change it to V2.08. This is 2015 FVDI V2.08 driver and the video for how to change 2015 FVDI driver from V2.10 to V2.08)
When you first time to update the license and open the authorized software for your FVDI, you need to connect the internet. After done, FVDI will not need internet anymore.
5) Laptop requirement
a, Laptop configuration:
CUP>1.8, RAM >2GB. XP system is the best. Better do not use it on WIN7 32bit.
b. Good internet.
If internet speed is too low or not stable, it will show "connecting to server ...... Failed" when you update the firmware or license. When you meet this, do not worry, change a good internet.
Part 2: When you install the software, update the lisence for authorized vehicle. Here is the detailed steps, this step needs you connect the internet.
a, Open your CD, enter folder FWDownloader. Then you will find FWDownloader.exe. Run it.
b, choose Update license
Free download: 2015 FVDI authorization update files
Part 3, Attached is the user manual for FVDI MEDC17 special function user manual
After-sales questions and issues: Contact our Customer Service Department. (A customer representative will get back to you).
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