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Old 11-03-2013, 01:05 PM   #1821
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do you use the demo version from the pa soft website? or a pirated full version of software?
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Old 11-03-2013, 01:47 PM   #1822
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Old 11-03-2013, 01:58 PM   #1823
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:05 PM   #1824
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Would anyone be nice enough to take a screenshot of their SRS Live Data readout?




1) Preferably with you sitting in the passenger seat, to test if the program is able to accurately detect occupancy.

2) With your driver seatbelt buckled in, again to see if the program is able to accurately detect this.
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:16 PM   #1825
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I have to say I think there's a particular version out there that once it recognizes the pa soft to be a Chinese counterfeit, it causes these issues. It's either that or you have the wrong drivers and not using the right pirated software that came with the hardware.

I thought I saw somewhere on the chineses website where they said if incorrect software was being used that it would cause the numerous amounts of pop up boxes to populate among other things. You should look into that.

I also thought I saw them coming up with a solution for it by going in and deleting certain or rather all the registry information related to pa soft an redoing it all over again but this time using the right unlocked Chinese software. That's why it's important to make sure you're using either the software that came with the hardware or downloading the one from their website


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Old 11-03-2013, 05:04 PM   #1826
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I have to say I think there's a particular version out there that once it recognizes the pa soft to be a Chinese counterfeit, it causes these issues. It's either that or you have the wrong drivers and not using the right pirated software that came with the hardware.

I thought I saw somewhere on the chineses website where they said if incorrect software was being used that it would cause the numerous amounts of pop up boxes to populate among other things. You should look into that.

I also thought I saw them coming up with a solution for it by going in and deleting certain or rather all the registry information related to pa soft an redoing it all over again but this time using the right unlocked Chinese software. That's why it's important to make sure you're using either the software that came with the hardware or downloading the one from their website


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^ What he said, if you got the scanner from xcar360 for example, you need to get the software from there site because the software from pasoft will not work.


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Old 11-03-2013, 05:45 PM   #1827
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Re: after debading my 330Ci I figured I put the emblem to good use...

diagnostic tools work on safemode..or windows 32bit ...aka windows XP...I found that out by visiting a neurologist...the same should be with scanners...if I am correct

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Old 11-06-2013, 12:46 PM   #1828
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Damn, I reformatted my laptop, tried to install it on my win 7 and it's not working. It shows that the drivers are installed, but says the scanner is not connected. Fak
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Old 11-06-2013, 01:06 PM   #1829
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Damn, I reformatted my laptop, tried to install it on my win 7 and it's not working. It shows that the drivers are installed, but says the scanner is not connected. Fak
Run it in XP COMPATIBILITY, right click go to properties and select it
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Old 11-06-2013, 01:08 PM   #1830
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:22 AM   #1831
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I got my PA soft cable the other day and I have been able to recode my windows to go up with my key but car indent is not working and most of my options throughout the program are grayed out. Would you know why this is? I have a 05 330i 10/04 build date. Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:30 AM   #1832
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I got my PA soft cable the other day and I have been able to recode my windows to go up with my key but car indent is not working and most of my options throughout the program are grayed out. Would you know why this is? I have a 05 330i 10/04 build date. Thanks in advance!
Post screenshots.

You'll have almost nothing on the 2nd and 3rd pages, aside from maybe Xenons.

I have half of the first page, everything else is greyed out, as it should be.
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:25 PM   #1833
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Before I go buying a scanner, I wanted to see if anyone knew if the below options are even something I can change using the scanner and software. I just bought an '04 330ci with sport pkg and my lights don't blink once and twice when locking my car. Also my AC/heater temp gauge doesn't dim with the rest of the car when using the dim dial. Any ideas?

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Old 11-10-2013, 12:25 PM   #1834
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Before I go buying a scanner, I wanted to see if anyone knew if the below options are even something I can change using the scanner and software. I just bought an '04 330ci with sport pkg and my lights don't blink once and twice when locking my car. Also my AC/heater temp gauge doesn't dim with the rest of the car when using the dim dial. Any ideas?

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Old 11-11-2013, 09:53 PM   #1835
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Before I go buying a scanner, I wanted to see if anyone knew if the below options are even something I can change using the scanner and software. I just bought an '04 330ci with sport pkg and my lights don't blink once and twice when locking my car. Also my AC/heater temp gauge doesn't dim with the rest of the car when using the dim dial. Any ideas?

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The flashing can be set but I am not sure about the temp display but it may be a sign of electrical issues. If I remember correctly, my car did that when the final stage resistor was dying.
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Old 11-11-2013, 11:50 PM   #1836
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OH no, I'm hearing about that. Not odd then that my blower is a little "up and down". Hope that's the only problem, the part is cheap. Any other electrical things to look out for/replace? Fuses, etc? The FSR is apparently notorious for going out
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Old 11-17-2013, 06:54 PM   #1837
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Hello to all

Does anyone have a version of the bmw scanner software that is more recent than version 1.4.0.8?

I need to test a more updated version

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Old 11-18-2013, 10:28 AM   #1838
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Issues with IKE EWS connection

See if anyone can help. 325CI 2002...I actually have 2 of them

I have the XCAR360 BMW 1.4 scanner
I get the EWS/IKE connection error and a scan finds NO Modules

I have tried installing this every way possible and on 3 different laptops
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XP SP2
XP SP3

The hardware and drivers seen to install fine, amber light on hardware indicates power. Green light flashes when PC tries to scan through hardware and interrogate modules

My OBD2 Scanner works fine on both cars.

I have tried updating drivers, searched boards, contacted Xcar360, different install methods...with unit plugged in, without unit plugged in so on and so on in every conceivable configuration

Tried different USB cables, checked adapter solder connections and pin locations as per boards---pins 4,5 7,8 etc.

I am about ready to throw this crap in the trash. I never had issues using MOATES hardware for tuning ford EEC's, sometimes issues with innovate and datalogging, but nothing like this, and its MADE in China too

Any help would be appreciated
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Old 11-18-2013, 12:57 PM   #1839
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See if anyone can help. 325CI 2002...I actually have 2 of them

I have the XCAR360 BMW 1.4 scanner
I get the EWS/IKE connection error and a scan finds NO Modules

I have tried installing this every way possible and on 3 different laptops
Win 7
XP SP2
XP SP3

The hardware and drivers seen to install fine, amber light on hardware indicates power. Green light flashes when PC tries to scan through hardware and interrogate modules

My OBD2 Scanner works fine on both cars.

I have tried updating drivers, searched boards, contacted Xcar360, different install methods...with unit plugged in, without unit plugged in so on and so on in every conceivable configuration

Tried different USB cables, checked adapter solder connections and pin locations as per boards---pins 4,5 7,8 etc.

I am about ready to throw this crap in the trash. I never had issues using MOATES hardware for tuning ford EEC's, sometimes issues with innovate and datalogging, but nothing like this, and its MADE in China too

Any help would be appreciated
I am having the exact same problem on my 2002 325ci, like exactly the same... inpa nor pa soft work with 2 different scanners.

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Old 11-18-2013, 02:06 PM   #1840
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I am having the exact same problem on my 2002 325ci, like exactly the same... inpa nor pa soft work with 2 different scanners.

Is yours from Xcar360 also?

Let me know if you get anywhere with yours and I will reciprocate.
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