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How to Install and Use Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7 with USB Ports




Carsoft 6.5.06 is a diagnostic software for BMW cars that allows you to read and clear fault codes, reset service lights, view live data, and perform various tests. However, installing and using Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7 can be tricky, especially if you have a laptop with only USB ports and no serial port. In this article, we will show you how to install Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7 with USB ports and how to connect it to your BMW car using a USB-Serial adapter.


What You Need





  • A laptop or PC with Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)



  • A USB-Serial adapter (such as [this one])



  • A Carsoft interface (such as [this one])



  • A Carsoft 6.5.06 software CD or a downloaded file (such as [this one])



  • A BMW car with an OBD-II port (usually located under the dashboard)




How to Install Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7





  • Insert the Carsoft 6.5.06 CD into your laptop or PC, or extract the downloaded file to a folder on your desktop.



  • Run the setup.exe file and follow the instructions to install the software.



  • When prompted, choose the option "Install without serial number".



  • When the installation is complete, restart your laptop or PC.



  • Plug the USB-Serial adapter into a USB port on your laptop or PC.



  • Go to the Device Manager (you can search for it in the Start menu) and find the COM port number of the USB-Serial adapter (it should be under Ports (COM & LPT)). Note down this number, as you will need it later.



  • Go to the folder where you installed Carsoft 6.5.06 (usually C:\Program Files\Carsoft\BMW) and open the file bmw.ini with Notepad.



  • Find the line that says "ComPort=1" and change the number to the COM port number of your USB-Serial adapter. For example, if your USB-Serial adapter is COM3, change it to "ComPort=3". Save and close the file.




How to Use Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7





  • Connect the Carsoft interface to the USB-Serial adapter using the supplied cable.



  • Connect the other end of the Carsoft interface to the OBD-II port of your BMW car.



  • Turn on the ignition of your BMW car, but do not start the engine.



  • Run the Carsoft 6.5.06 software from the Start menu or from the desktop shortcut.



  • Select your car model and year from the menu and click OK.



  • You should see a message saying "Car Connected". If not, check your connections and settings.



  • You can now use Carsoft 6.5.06 to diagnose and test your BMW car. You can choose from various options such as Digital Total Test, Analog Total Test, Service Interval Reset, Live Data, Component Activation, etc.




Troubleshooting Tips





  • If you get an error message saying "Interface Not Connected" or "Interface Not Responding", try changing the COM port number in the bmw.ini file or in the Device Manager.



  • If you get an error message saying "Software Protection Error", try running the software as administrator or in compatibility mode for Windows XP SP3.



  • If you get an error message saying "No Communication Possible", try turning off any antivirus or firewall software that may interfere with the communication between your laptop or PC and your BMW car.



  • If you have any other problems or questions, you can refer to the user manual of Carsoft 6.5.06 or visit the [Carsoft forum] for more help and support.




Conclusion




Carsoft 6.5.06 is a useful software for BMW owners who want to diagnose and test their cars without going to a mechanic. However, installing and using Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7 can be challenging, especially if you have a laptop with only USB ports and no serial port. In this article, we showed you how to install Carsoft 6.5.06 on Windows 7 with USB ports and how to connect it to your BMW car using a USB-Serial adapter. We hope this article was helpful and informative for you. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please let us know in the comments below.


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