- 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.
- 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?
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
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
Select Remove Bosch VIC software from your computer, click Next
Again run setup as Administrator
Ready to install the program
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
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
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.