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How to Update Ford VCM Firmware

How to Update Ford VCM Firmware ?
Recently most of our customers wants to use V96 software, but finishing software installation, the firware is not compatible.
So they need to update firmware again.
However, some of them dont know how to update or failed updating.

The following steps will tell how to update lower version to higher version

1.Find the button on the interface and then press it.

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2.After confirming, connect power and waiting from all lights on and then left.. And connect laptop via USB cable.

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3.Open software , there is a message to ask for “firmware update”

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4.Once finishing updating,restart the laptop and connect device again.

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New Arrival VCM II 2 in 1 Diagnostic Tool for Ford IDS V96 and Mazda IDS V95

New Arrival VCM II 2 in 1 Diagnostic Tool for  Ford IDS V96 and Mazda IDS V95

VCMII 2 in 1 for Ford and Mazda Description

VCMII 2 in 1 is an OEM diagnostic interface for the vehicles of Ford and Mazda. It can be compatible with OEM software of Ford IDS and Mazda IDS

Top 5 Reasons to get VCM II

1. FORD IDS Version: V96, Mazda IDS Version: V95
2. Support virtual machine, Ford and Mazda software can be installed on one computer.
3. Support multi-languages: English/Japanese/Portuguese/Romanian/Korean/Dutch/Polish/Turkish/Spanish/French/Italian/Croatian/Danish/German/Swedish/Finnish/Slovenian/Czech/Russian/Greek/Chinese
4. Update by CD with unlocked firmware
5. Support both new and old vehicles.

Requirement on Computer

1. Computer has at least 4GB Memory
2. Computer need produced after 2000 year, too old computer can not run the software.
3. OS needs to be WINDOWS XP SP3.

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Solutions about VXDIAG NANO Ford Can not be used problem

New Arrival VXDIAG VCX NANO for Ford/Mazda 2 in 1 with IDS V95
Top 5 Reasons to get VXDIAG VCX NANO
1. FORD IDS Version: V95, Mazda IDS Version: V95
2. Perfect replacement for Ford VCM 2
3. Support multi-languages:Deutsch,French,Italian,Spanish,Swedish,Dutch,Finnish,Dannish,Norwegian,Portuguese,
4. Update by CD with unlocked firmware
5. Support both new and old vehicles.
Requirements on Computer
Processor:Core CPU 2GHz+
Memory:4G Bytes or more
Hard Disk:40G or more
Display:Resolution 1024×768 or higher
Network Interfaces:LAN 10/100M or 802.11b/g
Communication Interface:USB2.0 or USB 3.0
Operating System: Windows XP SP3/Win7/Win8/Win8.1
VXDIAG VCX Nano Description
VXDIAG VCX NANO is an OEM diagnostic interface for the vehicles of Ford and Mazda. It can be compatible with OEM software of Ford IDS and Mazda IDS
But when installing the software, one of our customers who met this kind of problem.
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How to solve this problem?
Our engineer offer some solution for this problem just as reference.

Notice: No Antivirus Program On Laptop. 

Step 1: 

Download the Ford IDS V81 Software By the following link:

http://www.chinaautodiag.com/html/ford-vcm-ii-diagnostic-tool-software-free-download-465.html

You need to download them all. After download, put them into one folder.

Note: 

V81 Version is mainly for Programming, So if you don’t need to program your vehicle in future, no need to download those files, Just go on to Step 2. If you need program the vehicles, you must download all those V81 Files. You could choose.

Step 2:

Download the Ford V91 Software by the following link:

http://www.fordservicecontent.com/Ford_Content/IDS/IDS-91.01_Full.exe

This link can not be opened by browser, if you do in that way, you will get 404 error.

This link need to started by a tool named Xunlei Download Tool, Please install it by the following link

http://dl.xunlei.com/xl7.9/intro.html

If you can not open this link, I have shared the setup file of it in the folder,

you could just double click it, and then install it, it is very easy.

After you finished installing this Xunlei download tool, operate it as below:

(It might be in Chinese, just do as same as I show you below)

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Step 3: 

After we finished download V81 and V91, let download V96 right now.

http://www.motorcraftservice.com/vdirs/wds/diagnosticsites/vcmdvd/mcs/idssoftware.asp

After you finished download of all those different version files. Please do the installation as the video shows.

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This is the installation video shows how to install those different version files, and while you installing V91 version, you might get a message below:

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This is normal. And you get this message, you could go on to install V96 Version, if you did not get this message “ expire in 3 days”, or you get any other errors, please shows us, and that might means you have failed. But please contact with us first to make sure the problem.