How to Use BMW DIS V44 V57 SSS V32 & TIS V8 GT1 INPA EDIABAS DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE
If you own a BMW or a Mini and you want to diagnose, repair, or customize your car, you will need a reliable diagnostic software that can communicate with your vehicle's modules. One of the most popular and comprehensive software packages for BMW and Mini is the BMW DIS V44 V57 SSS V32 & TIS V8 GT1 INPA EDIABAS DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE.
This software allows you to access all the functions and features that a BMW dealer would have in their workshop, such as reading and erasing fault codes, coding and programming modules, resetting service intervals, testing specific components, streaming live data, updating firmware, and much more. You can also access wiring diagrams, service manuals, parts catalogues, error codes, and installation guides for various retrofit options.
In this article, we will show you how to install and use this software on your own laptop with a suitable USB-OBD cable. We will also explain what each software component does and how to switch between them.
To use this software, you will need the following:
A laptop with USB port running Windows XP or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit).
A USB-OBD cable that is compatible with your car model and year. You may need to modify the cable by removing the solder bridge between pins 7 and 8 if your car is post-2005. You can find a guide on how to do this here.
The BMW DIS V44 V57 SSS V32 & TIS V8 GT1 INPA EDIABAS DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE package. You can download it from various online sources, such as here or here. The package consists of five DVDs or a USB memory stick that contain all the software components and installation files.
A detailed instruction manual that guides you through the installation process. You can find it in the package or download it from here.
Some free personal technical support from the seller or online forums in case you encounter any problems during the installation or usage.
How to Install
The installation process may vary depending on your laptop configuration and software version, but here are the general steps:
Unpack the downloaded files into a new folder on your laptop.
Run the setup.exe file from the folder and follow the instructions on the screen. You may need to install some prerequisites such as VMware Player, Java Runtime Environment, and Microsoft .NET Framework.
Select the language of your choice and agree to the terms and conditions.
Choose the destination folder for the software installation. It is recommended to use the default folder C:\\EDIABAS.
Wait for the installation to complete. It may take several minutes depending on your laptop speed and disk space.
Restart your laptop when prompted.
Connect your USB-OBD cable to your laptop and car. Turn on the ignition but do not start the engine.
Open VMware Player from your desktop and select BMW DIS v57 as the virtual machine. Click on Play virtual machine.
Wait for the virtual machine to load. You may need to enter a password (usually 1234) or press enter with no password.