Activate MB SD C4 2016.03 DAS Xentry on Win8 via WIFI and LAN

Benz MB SD Connect Compact C4 2016.03V DAS Xentry Win8 hard drive (HDD) and solid drive (SSD) is available in  Here are video guides to MB Star diagnostic DAS Xentry activation and setup on Win8 via WIFI/without WIFI.


How to activate and set up Benz MB SD Connect C4 2016.03 DAS Xentry EPC on Windows 8 via WIFI wireless connection?



Step 1 – Run StartKeyCenter

Step 2 – Action to avoid Xentry reactivation

Step 3- Run Get Hardware ID

Step 4 – Run EPC & WIS

Step 5 – Add “license” to registry

Step 6 – Run EPC & WIS with new password

Step 7 – Network setup

Step 8 – Run SDconnect Toolkit

Step 9 – Diagnosis case on Benz B245


NOTE: Setup Date and Time of the laptop as current date and time


Step 1 – Run StartKeyCenter

Open “StartKeyCenter” on Desktop, to get the SDconnect c4 Hardware ID and App ID

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (1)    Complete Licence information (Hardware ID, App ID, StartDay, ExpirationDay), then click “Generate” to get License String

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (2)

Copy License String, then go to “StartKeys”, click “Enter” to read StartKey, then “Save” data

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (3)

Step 2 – Action to avoid Xentry reactivation

Go to Local Disk C:/ ProgramData/ LicDir, the copy and paste “lic_key_2.dat”, re-name as “lic-key_2.x4711

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (4)

Setup Properties of “lic-key_2.x4711”, select Read-only

Then open XENTRY Diagnostics Openshell and close it

(NOTE: this avoids the activation code to be lost and reactivate XENTRY)


Step 3- Run Get Hardware ID

Run the software “Get Hardware ID” , copy the generated hardware ID to a newly-established Notepad name “key”.


Step 4 – Run EPC & WIS

Run “EPC & WIS” on Desktop and Login with user name: admin & password: 12345

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (5)

Go to “server”-> “edit the access authorization

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (6)

Copy current MAC address (LAN ID) to the new Notepad

Save data and close


Step 5 – Add “license” to registry

Add “license” to registry

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (7)

Then open “key” Notepad, you will see input data, EPCnet & WISnet password

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (8)

Step 6 – Run EPC & WIS with new password

Back to EPC & WIS interface, and copy the new EPC & WIS password on “key” Notepad

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (9)

Then save data

Go to “programs

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (10)

Go to “EPC” for Benz vehicles repairing information

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (11)

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (12)


Exit EPC


Accept the risk and Run it

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (13)

Exit WIS

Close EPC & WIS interface


Step 7 – Network setup

Turn off Wi-Fi connection

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (14)

Open Network sharing center and go to Network connection->Ethernet Properties->Internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties

Set IP address: and Subnet mask:

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (15)

Step 8 – Run SDconnect Toolkit

Run SDconnect Toolkit and cancel selection of “WLAN parameters.workshop” and “WLAN parameters.road

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (16)

And click Start

SDconnect Toolkit Preview, click OK

2016.3-XENTRY-WIS-EPC-activation-WIN8 (17)

Close SDconnect Toolkit


Step 9 – Diagnosis case on Benz B245

Run XENTRY Diagnostics Openshell to begin diagnosis and programming.

Here, take Benz B245 as an example

Go to Passenger car and select B(245)

Select model, here: 245.234 -B 200 Sport Tourer Turbo

Select engine and transmission, here: engine- 266.980, transmission- all

Identification is complete

Click the diagnostic icon on the left, and XENTRY turns to DAS interface automatically

Read note of using DAS 2016.03, click F2 to continue

Again, read another note and click F2 to continue

Select Date of manufacturer to read vehicle data, here: up to 11/2005

Select engine and steering, here: engine- gasoline, steering- left-hand steering

Select 245.234 B 200 Turbo

Do Quick Test on 245.234 All control unit

MB 245 test result

Enter driven total distance, and then back to quick test interface again

Select any unit to go on test.


How to activate MB SD C4 2016.03 DAS Xentry without WIFI

How to install Star diagnostic SDConnect C4 2016.03 HDD on VMware workstation? Please check Video column in web page.


MB Star diagnostic software includes:
1.D-A-S / Xentry 2016.3 : the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System ,Concise interface and straightforward operation with IB M high-quality computer can realize the quick and accurate code reading and the whole car system testing
2.W-I-S net 2015.09: Workshop Information System Supply the whole view of the wiring diagram in a car,component location diagram and maintenance method. What you do is to enter the chassis number, and then you will get the manufacture data, engine configuration and the car model -all in detail. 2015.09: Electronic Parts Catalog
4.ST Finder 2008:Part location finder
5. STARUTILITIES : the movement management system and self-test
6, SDMEDIA 2014
7, PL70