Ids Software License Activation

Posted By admin On 16.09.21
  1. The Communication Service is licensed with a software key. To activate the license you will need one of the following combinations: Voucher number; Site ID / Serial Number; The default format is the Site ID / Serial number combination. In certain circumstances you may be sent a Voucher Number combination to license the MCS server.
  2. The activation code I generated and used to activate my National Instruments software does not keep my software activated. After a restart, all my software is no longer activated and I have to reactivate my software. I noticed in NI License Manager that my computer ID is not always the same. Why does my computer ID keep changing?
  1. What Is Activation Id
  2. Ids Software Product License Activation

Start with Step #1: Obtain an IDS Activation Code and follow the instructions on the screen for your market. In most cases a link will be provided that takes you to the Professional Technicians Society (PTS) website. Once there, select the Rotunda tab and the IDS Software Licensing selection from. Activation IDs for software maintenance extend the maintenance expiration date included in the original license. Activation IDs for software maintenance must be activated on the same PC / Server as the original license. Activation IDs for software maintenance do not activate additional copies of software on different machines.

Latest Ford IDS V108.01 Full Software for Ford VCM II support online programming released on Jan. 2018.

Note: The software update to newer V112.01 (December, 2018) without activation.

Software Version: 108.01, no need activation

Operating system: Windows XP/Windows 7 32/64 bit


Tested with all VCM2 SP177 series, Ford VCM2 2-in-1 clone and VXDIAG VCX NANO Ford: Never failed!!

Online programming: Supported! but you should have an account yourself.

Ford IDS v108.01 function: Confirmed!

1.Able to download the very latest calibration files/software from Ford server if the network connection available at the time of connecting to vehicles

2.Read and decode fault codes

3.Delete fault codes

4.Display System current parameters in digital form

5.Combined displaying of data

6.Logs Keeping: write and keep of digital parameters in memory

Mx player pro full version free download for android. 7.Special functions: changing of permissible seeting of blocks, programming etc.


Q: Whether it can work with Ford VCM 1 Clone?

A: Yes, it can work with Ford VCM 1 clone

Q: Is this vmware or native

A: This is native, install on new and clean windows xp/7

How to install Ford IDS V108 step by step?


1. Please backup the important files on the desktop and disk C because the next operation will cover the content in the disk C.

2.Disable both local area and wireless network connection

3. If your computer hard drive only has one partition, please prepare a 16 GB U flash drive, if has 2 partitions, please unzip the software of CD into another partition except disk C

Step 1: Recover System
Open Software D (Disk D)

Create new folder Ford 108

Copy all zip file on Ford 108-2 software CD to Ford 108 folder
Eject Ford 108-2 DVD-ROM to DVD/CD-RW Drive

Copy all contents to Ford 108 folder again
Extract ford108.part01 zip files to Ford 108 folder

Then delete all other zip files, ford108.part01-ford108.part33
(only 3 files left)
Open Ghost 8.0

Recover system, choose destination D:/Ford 108/ford108.GHD
Restart computer and recover system

Step 2: Install Ford IDS 108 Setup

What Is Activation Id

Ids Software License Activation

Run Ford Module Programming Limit as Administrator
Ford Extension Success, press OK
Module programming has been extended to 2018/05.26

Click on Start menu->All Program->Bosch->VCM Manager (Ford-VCM-II)
If system prompt PC software initialization error, press OK to ignore
Open Disk C/Progam Files/Ford Motor Company->IDS->Runtime->install3rdparty->
ETAS, Run setup as Administrator

Install Bosch VCI software Ford VCM II

click Next
Select Remove Bosch VIC software from your computer, click Next

Press Remove
Click Finish
Again run setup as Administrator
click Next

Ready to install the program
Click Finish

Install setup completed.

Step 3: Make Connection
Click Start menu->VCI Manger (Ford-VCM-II)

Connect VCMII with computer follow the diagram below

Open Computer->Manager->Device Manger->Network adapters->ETAS VCI USB RNDIS Device
to check connection is built

Open Network and Sharing center->Change adapter settings
Make sure you have disable both local area and wireless network connection

Step 4: Run software

Open Ford IDS v108 software on desktop

Network test, gathering vehicle data

check language options, programming modules and options


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How to: download and install VXDIAG Ford IDS or Mazda IDS latest version V112 software on nactive machine (no virtual machine).

Software version: V112.01

Compatible device:VXDIAG VCX NANO for Ford/Mazda, VXDIAG Multi tool for Ford/Mazda, VCM2 clone using VXDIAG solution

Operating system: Win7/Win8/Win10 (free to try yourself)


Download IDS V112 & patch from previous post here.

How to install Ford IDS V112/Mazda IDS V112 on native machine?

Step 1: Install IDS setup

Install IDS-112.01_Full setup

Accept license agreement
Select destination folder
Click on Install

Ids Software Product License Activation

Install IDS 112.01 installshield wizard until completed

Restart computer after installing setup

Step 2: Install VX Manager

Open VX Manager
Accept license agreement
Press Next

Installing VCX SDK Driver

This will also start VXDIAG Cloud Diagnostic Service

VX Manager installation completed

Connect the VXDIAG Ford interface with laptop Fb lite for android app download.

Open VX Manager to check connection status (If use VCX-DoIP interface, it will auto detect and connect to laptop)

Select Diagnostic Software: Ford IDS

Install Ford IDS driver

Step 3: Install Patch & Run IDS

Open IDS patch

Ford IDS requires teh following information: dealer type (Ford/Lincoln/Mercury),Dealer code (1111) and country

Press tick icon to continue

Auto starts IDS software and diagnose vehicle.


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