How to install VAG ODIS Engineering ODIS-E on Windows 8

Tips for sharing to have ODIS-Engineering (ODIS-E) installed and run on Windows 8 operation system, to use with Bluetooth vas 5054a interface or vxdiag vcx nano 5054 diagnostic tools….. Here you go….

 

Officially, Odis Service supported for now only under Windows 7 64bit……….
The latest Odis Engineering 7.1.3 supported from latest Windows 8 or 8.1 but again for to run needs the compatibility mode!!!!!!!

 

Contents:

1 Note on installing ODIS engineering on Windows 8

2 Creation of the hardware key for license generation

3 Installing the ODIS Engineering application

4 Start the application ODIS Engineering

 

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1 Note on installing ODIS engineering on Windows 8

ODIS Engineering is not released for operation with the operating system Windows 8. This workaround is used only for the commissioning of ODIS Engineering under Windows 8 for test purposes. Please follow the steps below to successfully run Windows 8 on your system.

 

2 Creation of the hardware key for license generation

  • Set the compatibility mode of the “HardwareInfo_de_W7.exe” file to “Windows 7”.
  • To do this, right-click on the file and select “Properties”. (See Figure 1)

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  • Select the “Compatibility” tab.
  • Set “Compatibility Mode” to Windows 7 (see Figure 2)

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  • Confirm the change with “Ok”.

 

3 Installing the ODIS Engineering application

  • After you have received the license, you can start the installation of ODIS Engineering.
  • Set the compatibility mode of the setup file to “Windows 7”.
  • To do this, right-click on the file and select “Properties”. (See Figure 3)

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  • Select the “Compatibility” tab.
  • Set “Compatibility Mode” to Windows 7 (see Figure 4)

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  • Confirm the change with “Ok”.

 

4 Start the application ODIS Engineering

  • After installing ODIS Engineering, you must still configure the compatibility mode of “OffboardDiagLauncher.exe”.
  • To do this, right-click on the file and select “Properties”. (See Figure 5)

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  • Select the “Compatibility” tab.
  • Set “Compatibility Mode” to Windows 7 (see Figure 6)

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  • Confirm the change with “Ok”.

Done!

Enjoy and good luck!

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