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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,221
Posted By mrshort77
I had a ballast from DDM start to go out...

I had a ballast from DDM start to go out intermittently. The light would just go out at random, sometimes right away, sometimes after a little driving. I did the troubleshooting that they suggested...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,221
Posted By mrshort77
The sting of poor quality lingers much longer...

The sting of poor quality lingers much longer than the sweetness of a low price. I say spend a few extra dollars and get good equipment.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-12-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 103,537
Views: 3,117,891
Posted By mrshort77
BMW -- Android???

Yes, I know, the conversation moved on, but what does hacked android tablets got to do with BMW's? (Yes I have a touchpad with ICS too, and it rocks).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
OK, I tried to install VMware player on my dell...

OK, I tried to install VMware player on my dell D600. It would not install with an error saying that my computer did not have certain features necessary. So I started going back in the versions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
OK, guys, I really do appreciate all the help and...

OK, guys, I really do appreciate all the help and info, etc. But, the first post lists a 40gb HD to do the inpa/ediabas, with EasyDIS44. That looked like an OK option to me. To go the extra...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
VMware

@RDL,
That is an interesting idea. The info about vmware player says it will run virtual machines created elsewhere, however, it looks as though you are running DIS 57 and Progman. I was planning...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
VMware player

Thanks,
I will give the VMware player a shot. It might be good to update the VMware section of the first post too.

:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Linux

Jeffstri, Quick99si,

That is pretty much what I thought, but I just thought it was a good question to ask. Given the problems I have been having with VMware and all.

Just out of curiosity,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Linux?

Does anyone do this under linux? Does that eliminate any of the problems with the windows/vmware stuff? Is installing inpa/edabas any different? Which flavor? Ubuntu? Fedora, Red Hat? Suse? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
OK, worked on installing EasyDIS and GT1 last...

OK, worked on installing EasyDIS and GT1 last night. "Worked on" implies failed so far. Gotta few questions though.
1. The "read this first" says to burn the base on a CD and the Programs on a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,607
Posted By mrshort77
This car has the standard instrument cluster, and...

This car has the standard instrument cluster, and there is a "BC" button on the turn signal lever that works to control some functions on the instrument cluster. I have seen on some other models...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
OK, answering my own question. When using a USB...

OK, answering my own question. When using a USB type cable, you need to install the drivers (I got them from the CD that came with it). One of these drivers will be a usb-serial controller. Then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Cables

After putting new memory in my D600, it turns out I wont have to do this all again. It appears that the serial cable I bought is working, sort of. I can look at stuff, and it is giving me answers I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Well, it seems to work now. Part of my confusion...

Well, it seems to work now. Part of my confusion appears to be the location of the black dots. They are on the extreme left of the screen, one above "BMW Group..." and one below. I was looking at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Quick99si: I don't know anything about a...

Quick99si:

I don't know anything about a toggle interface, is that something in INPA? Or maybe, I need to re-run instprog.exe, as shown in the pdf on page 3, and specify OBD when I get to that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Quote: "What 'rar' tool did you use?" I...

Quote: "What 'rar' tool did you use?"

I used Free RAR Extract Frog - from CNET:
http://download.cnet.com/Free-RAR-Extract-Frog/3000-2250_4-10804840.html

What about the setting up as an ADS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
arabisoft, OK dumb question time. I do not...

arabisoft,

OK dumb question time. I do not get either black dot. Here's the dumb question, the pdf does not specify that the car needs to be running, or even the key in the ignition. Does it? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
OK, I have been doing this a small piece at a...

OK, I have been doing this a small piece at a time. I finally received my Dell D600, and the cable (noted in a previous post). installed Daemon tools, a RAR tool that wouldn't expire on me, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
USB - Serial

With all this discussion on the USB vs Serial question, I figured it would be better to go the serial route. It supports more things, and there are fewer things to worry about. I took the plunge...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Since I am new to this, its all a learning...

Since I am new to this, its all a learning experience, I guess a commercial GT1 runs in the $1000+ range. Actually I am working on an 2000 E53. Seems like the procedures would probably be largely...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,596
Posted By mrshort77
I am putting in a rebuilt MID. Everything works...

I am putting in a rebuilt MID. Everything works except for the BC (not sure I care about the telephone stuff). Is here a coding/program problem here? What do I need to do to solve this? Wondering...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,873
Posted By mrshort77
Question I-bus or K-bus to talk to the MID

I-bus K-bus, what is the difference? I have been looking at diagrams on spagetticoder.org. According to the diagrams for the MID, the MID should be talking to the instrument cluster over the K-bus,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,132
Posted By mrshort77
I-bus K-bus, what is the difference? I have been...

I-bus K-bus, what is the difference? I have been looking at diagrams on spagetticoder.org. According to the diagrams for the MID, the MID should be talking to the instrument cluster over the K-bus,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 270,489
Posted By mrshort77
Question Cheap GT1

I found this cheap GT1. Naturally, I am skeptical. Think this is legit? Something missing here?

http://www.xcar360.com/bmw-scanner-bmw-gt1-sss-dis.html
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