How to install BMW INPA 5.0.2 on Windows XP

BMW INPA Windows XP installation guide… Here you go…The inpa ediabas software provided and the procedures proposed are intended for personal, educational and experimental use.

 

Note: this how-to guide here especially for Windows XP users only

For users with Windows Vista, Win 7 (32/64bit), Win 8, Win10, please go to

BMW INPA Download &  Install on Windows XP Vista Win7 Win8 Win10

 

bmw inpa / ediabas interface: INPA K+DCAN usb cable

The version 2016 cable is great, designed with the FT232RQ chip and a switch to turn LEFT is for 7 pin or RIGHT for 8 pin (8 pin for K-LINE communication (old DCAN cables cannot do it) for BMW from 1998 to 2008)

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k+dcan cable software: INPA 5.0.2

 

Running system: Windows xp

 

k+dcan usb interface software installation:

Step 1: Delete ALL versions of INPA-ADS from your computer or remane all INPA-ADS folders.

For example: remane INPA into “_INPA”, EDIABAS into “_EDIABAS” and so on.

 

Step 2: Open folder Step_1\ in the root of the CD-disk comes with the inpa cable

Copy folder EC-APPS onto disk С:\

 

Step 3: Run file Step_1\NFS\Entpackt\disk1\SETUP.EXE

While installing, choose User Mode

Further choose in opening windows:

  1. Parametrieren einer neuen Konfiguration ohne Daten
  2. 2. OBD
  3. Kein API-TRACE
  4. Kein IFH-TRACE
  5. Komfort (.IPO)

! RE-BOOT YOUR Computer !

 

Step 4: Run file Step_2\INSTALL\Instprog.exe

  1. Choose ENGLISH, press Continue, then press Continue again
  2. While choosing the HDD disk for initial setup

DO NOT change the location C:\.

INPA installation must be on drive С:\ ONLY !

  1. Choose configuration BMW Group Rectification programs UK, press Continue.
  2. Activate all spare boxes with : EDIABAS 6.4.3 – UPDATE, INPA 5.0.1 – UPDATE,

NCS Expert 3.0.8 – Complete

  1. Press Continue.

 

Step 5: Run file Step_3\INSTALL\Instprog.exe

  1. Choose ENGLISH, press Continue, then Continue again
  2. While choosing the HDD disk for initial setup.

DO NOT change the location C:\.

INPA installation must be on drive С:\ ONLY !

  1. Choose configuration BMW Group Rectification programs UK, press Continue.
  2. Activate all spare boxes with: INPA 5.0.1 – UPDATE, NCS Expert 3.0.8 – UPDATE
  3. Press Continue.

 

Step 6: Find the file С:\EC-APPS\INPA\CFGDAT\ named inpa.ini

and replace it with the file inpa.ini that is in the root directory of CD-disk given.

 

Step 7: Plug the Adapter into spare USB-port and install drivers manually from the folder Driver_D_CAN_USB using Driver Wizard of your Windows XP-Service Pack-2

 

Step 8: Use following pictures for help.

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Step 9: In Advanced field change number of COM-port to the value from 2 to 4.

Also change the value of Latency Timer from 16 to 1. Remember the number of the COM-port choosen !

how-to-install-inpa-on-windows-xp-2

 

Step 10: In the file EDIABAS.INI “Interface = STD:OBD” must be chosen

(That is default parameter after installing from CD-disk given. Check the parameter if you use another version of INPA !)

 

Step 11: In the file C:\Windows\OBD.INI put the number of USB-COM-port to the value that you remembered in the step_3

 

Step 12: Run from CD-disk a file Driver_D_CAN_USB\OBDSetup.exe

 

Step 13: RE-BOOT your Computer !

 

Step 14: Use the following order of using K+DCAN USB cable adapter:

– Plug the Adapter into spare USB-port

– Plug the Adapter into OBD-II connector of BMW

– Turn the Ignition into ON position

– Rune the soft INPA with file С:\EC-APPS\INPA\BIN\inpaload.exe

– Choose the model of BMW and type of modul you want to see

– Close the soft and disconnect the Adapter from USB-port each time you change the car connected

 

N.B.:

K+dcan adapter is already configured to work with BMW both K-line and CAN-bus.

Modes of configuration file D-CAN.exe, that is on the CD-disk given in the folder

_D_CAN_USB as follows:

 

BMW INPA Cable Configuration:

For configuration interface:

Connect USB cable

Run D-CAN.EXE and setup CAN BUS mode.

LED should OFF

Don’t use USB Extender cable, directly connect interface to computer.

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