How to setup BMW ISTA-P Native for K+DCAN cable

This has been available for a couple of months now but thought I’d share the info here. It is now easily possible to have ISTA-P and ISTA-D running natively on a modest laptop without multiple virtual machines. Although slightly out of date, software is now at ISTA-P I believe, it’s very powerful. I still use Standard Tools for most things but ISTA-D is a great diagnostic tool. The native install can be updated by simply replacing the ISTAP folder from a newer version. Continue Reading→

Optional Solutions: BMW ISTA-D Not Work

So here’s what I’ve learnt wandering through the various directories. The main ISTA/D archive deploys a Rheingold directory which already contains a minimal Ediabas install (C:\Rheingold\Ediabas), and it’s that install that ISTA/D is configured to use, so the supplemental Ediabas install (from the Ediabas 7.3.0 MSI file) comes as a duplicate in my understanding, but adds some features as it’s a complete Ediabas version. The problem is then to know which of both versionContinue Reading→

ICOM NEXT A vs Icom A3 vs Icom A2 vs Icom A

BMW ICOM NEXT, ICOM A3, ICOM A2, ICOM A, which is the best? Here are BMW ICOM reviews related to this topic. Wish it’s helpful. Icom next a+b+c price:  € 295 Icom a3+b+c price: € 235 Icom a2+b+c price:  € 415 Icom a+b+c price: € 165 ICOM NEXT vs the old ICOM ->much faster in BMW F and G series .. -> supports gigabit Ethernet too to be future proof, there currently is not gigabit Ethernet protocol defined yet for autos. Also it has USB3.0 instead of USB2.0 and a better wifi card. Continue Reading→

Searches related to BMW ICOM: ICOM software, ICOM Next/A3/A2/A

BWM ICOM clone any recommendation? Here are the searches related to BMW ICOM 1: BMW ICOM software This is 2017.03 bmw icom software: ISTA-D 4.04.12 ISTA-P, tested by ISTA-D 4.04.12………100% tested & worked! ISTA-P………100% tested & worked! BMW ETK 2017.2………100% tested & worked! BMW KSD 09.2016 ………100% tested & worked! INPA………100% tested & woContinue Reading→