Install Ford IDS-V96 in VMware Player Step by Step

Bros! Good news! We obdtool now has released the newest version Ford IDS V96! Have you updated to the new version IDS? Do you have any trouble in installing the VMware or else? Here obdtool technicians help you to install Ford IDS-V96 in VMware player with detailed instruction.

Guide via pics:

  1. install VMware
  2. install Windows XP Professional and VMware Tools
  3. reset date and time on on VMware
  4. install Calibration
  5. install ids-v91.01_full
  6. check if IDS-91.01 is successfully installed or not
  7. install Ford-IDS-V96.01-full
  8. install VCMII Driver 2.2.0.1505
  9. Install the software for USB Serial Converter
  10. Install the software for USB Serial Port
  11. diagnosis with IDS
  1. install VMware

Open “computer/ DVD RW Drive (E:) Ford Mazda IDS” to copy “en_windows_xp” to “Local Disk (D:)”.

Open “computer/ DVD RW Drive (E:) Ford Mazda IDS/VMware-workstation-full-10.0.3-1895310”

Click “Next” for installation wizard for VMware workstation.

Select “I accept the terms….” and click “Next” to go on.

Select “Typical” setup type.

Click “Next” on Destination folder.

Click “Next” on Software Updates.

Click “Next” on User Experience Improvement Program.

Click “Next” on Shortcuts.

Click “Continue” to begin the process.

Performing the requested operations. (about 30min)

You will see an icon of VMware Workstation on Desktop.

Enter license key

—Open “computer/ DVD RW Drive (E:) Ford Mazda IDS/VMware-workstation-KEY” to copy the key.

Click “Enter”.

Click “Finish”. The setup wizard has successful completed its operation to VMware workstation.

  1. install Windows XP Professional and VMware Tools

Open “Computer/Local Disk (D:)” to establish a new folder named “VX DIAG Ford”, then minimize the interface.

Open “VMware Workstation” on Desktop.

Click “File” on the top menu for “New Virtual Machine…”.

Click “Next” with “Typical” type of configuration.

Click “Installer disc image file (iso)” and browse for “D:en_windows_xp.iso” to go on.

In Easy Install Information, copy the en_windows_xp.iso key to the “Windows product key” to continue.

Name “VX Ford VCMII” as Virtual machine name, set Location —“Computer/Local Disk(D:)/VX DIAG Ford” , and click “Next”.

Set Maximum disk size as “120.0” and click “Next” with selection of “Split virtual disk”on Specify Disk Capacity.

Click “Customer Hardware…”

(Note: how much memory should you allocate to the virtual machine depens on your computer’s actual memory. E.g. My computer memory is 4G and I allocate 1GB to virtual machine. Ps. You are advixed to use a computer with 4G memory.)

Click “Memory” on the left menu, and set “1024” MB as memory of this virtual machine. Then close the Hardware interface.

Click “Finish” to create virtual machine and start installing Windows XP Professional and VMware Tools.

installing Windows XP Professional and VMware Tools…(about 50 min)

The date and time on your computer is the same as that on VMware.

Turn off computer.

Close “VX Ford VCMII” interface on VMware Workstation.

Remove “VX Ford VCMII” from library, and close the interface.

  1. reset date and time on on VMware

Open “Computer/Local Disk(D:)/VX DIAG Ford”

Select “Organize” for “Folder Options/View” to cancel √ in “Hide explensions for known file types”.

Find out the file (VX Ford VCMII.vmx) that ends with “.vmx” to open with “Notepad”.

Copy the selected part in “computer/ DVD RW Drive (E:) Ford Mazda IDS/VMware-workstation-KEY” to the last of “VX Ford VCMII.vmx-Notepad” and save it.

Open “VMware Workstation” on Desktop.

Click “file” for “Computer/Local Disk (D:)/VX DIAG Ford/VX Ford VCMII.vmx” to open “VX Ford VCMII.vmx” with “VMware Workstation”. Then,right click “VX Ford VCMII.vmx” for “Properties”.

— in “VX Ford VCMII.vmx Properties/Gernal”, click “change” to make it open with “VMware Workstation”. Click “OK”.

Click “Open”.

Power on this virtual machine.

Click “OK”.

You will see the date and time on your VMware is different from that on your computer.

  1. install Calibration

Maximize your VX Ford VCMII.

Click Start menu for “My Computer” to right click it for “Show on Desktop”.

Open “My Computer” for “eject” “Ford Mazda IDS (D:)”.

Insert V81 DVD.

Close “VCM DVD”.

Open “Ford Mazda IDS (D:)/VCM DVD” for “Calibrations”.

Click ‘”Next” to in install Shield Wizard.

Click “Next”.

Click “Install” to begin installation.

Installing… (50 min)

Click “Finish” to successfully install Calibration.

Exit VCM DVD. And close other interface.

  1. install ids-v91.01_full

Open “Ford Mazda IDS (D:)/VCM DVD” for “Calibrations”.

Insert V96 DVD.

Open “Ford Mazda IDS (D:)/ids-v91.01_full”.

Choose the setup language.

Select “Yes” to proceed.

Click “Next” to install ISD.

Click “I accept….” and “Next” to go on.

Click “Next”.

Click “Install” to begin installation.

Installing… (45 min)

An icon of “IDS” appeared on Desktop.

Configuring…

Updating database…

Configuring…

Successfully install IDS, and click “Reboot” to restart your computer.

Click “OK”.

Click “OK” on Removable Devices.

ids-v91.01_full has been installed.

  1. check if IDS-91.01 is successfully installed or not

Open “IDS” on Desktop.

Select “dealer type” and “country” and click the tick button to continue.

Click “Continue” on IDS Software-Computer Date Synchronization.

(note: “a non-renewable Evaluation License has been installed on your computer which will expire 3 days”; if you do not get the message, it means the instllation fails, then do not continue.)

Click “Continue”.

Click the tick button to exit IDS-91.01.

  1. install Ford-IDS-V96.01-full.

Open “My Computer/ Ford Mazda IDS (D:)/Ford-IDS-V96.01-full.”

Select “Yes” to proceed.

Click “Next” to continue to update the installed version (90.01) of IDS to version 96.01.

Installing… (30 min)

Configuring…

Click “Close” to install successfully.

Configuring…

Updating database…

Configuring…

IDS has been updated to version 96.01. Click “Reboot” to restart your computer.

You will be told that “Your computer may be at risk” after restarting. It is normal.

Open IDS on Desktop.

Click the tick button to exit IDS-96.01.

  1. install VCMII Driver 2.2.0.1505

Open “My Computer/ Ford Mazda IDS (D:)/ VCMII Driver 2.2.0.1505”.

Click “Next” to install VCMII Driver 2.2.0.1505.

Click “Next” in Information page.

installing…

Click “Finish” for installation of VCMII PLUS.

Click “OK” for Removable Device.

  1. Install the software for USB Serial Converter

Connect the device to the vehicle and then install the driver.

Select “Yes, now and every time I connect a device.” and click “Next”.

Click “Click” with the selection of “Install software automatically”.

The software for USB Serial Converter has installed. Click “Finish”.

  1. Install the software for USB Serial Port

Click “Click” with the selection of “Install software automatically”.

The software for USB Serial Port has installed. Click “Finish”.

Right “My Computer” for “Manage”.

Select “Device Manager” for “Network adapters/Ports(COM&LPT)/USB Serial Port(COM3)”, and “System devices/USB Serial Converter”.

  1. diagnosis with IDS…

Open “IDS” on Desktop.

Establishing communication to PCM…

Select vehicle specification “2011 MY” and click the tick button.

Click “YES” for the vehicle specification.

Click the tick button.

Module programming

Self test

DataLogger

Exit IDS-96.01.

END.

Hope you succeed.

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