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Old 08-12-2010, 12:07 AM   #1
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Best free OBd2 laptop software

Hey guys I just ordered an obd2 to USB cable. I was just wondering what are some free decent programs are for it. Did anyone else go this route instead of buying an over priced set up?
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Old 08-12-2010, 12:14 AM   #2
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carsoft?
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Old 08-12-2010, 09:47 AM   #3
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I'll check it out, Theres nothing else out though? How about even if its cheap, not even free lol.
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Old 08-12-2010, 10:10 AM   #4
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apparently you need a security dongle with carsoft. Do you know any way around this?
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It's not free, but I've been using http://www.autotap.com/ for years and have been pleased with it.
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I use the AutoEnginuity software with the enhanced BMW module, it is not free but you usually get what you pay for..........

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Autoingenuity says it has bidirectional support. Does this have the ability to program the ECU?
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