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How to install VCM 2 Ford IDS 109 software?

How to install Ford IDS 109:

1- Install the ids 86 before changing the date to 1 07 2015

(hold the date 1/7/2015 , until you finish step 5

every time you restart your computer, check the date, if it is  on 1/7/2015)

2- install patch ( choice option 2 )

3- Make a backup of your windows system (I recommend, this is optional)

4- Open the program with the interface connected ,,( choose NON DEALER,when open program for first time ) , keep vcm turn on,on the computer.

5 – create a restore point,,,then turn off vcm of the computer

6 – Okay, now install the new version, v109.01, before installing, changing the date of your computer, to the current day

7- After installing, go back to the restore point, which you created in step 5, activate this restore point, and then open the program

8- Finally, install FordExtendProgram  (click right mouse button click on, run as administrator)


Done, will work in the new version


Ps. here’s solution of “VCM II-IDS software version mismatch (update IDS) ”

VCM II-IDS Software


Click green Tick box to update firmware.

If it does nothing, <=Perform VCMii reset . Unplug USB cable from end VCM take off black rubber end boot plug back in USB restart IDS hold BUTTON middle end VCM plug in to PC all lights flash and and when VCM beeps release button IDS will prompt VCM update to IDS level press Tick



Note that Ford IDS V109 can be download for free from But it’s not tested by professionals. If you want to have IDS with security and relief, you’re advised to spend some dollars with it: 100%, confirmed to work perfect with VCM 2 clone




VVDI MB Tool Programs A New Key to W211 2009

About: VVDI MB adds a key to ’09 W211


Purpose: Add a key

Mercedes: 2009 E350, W211

Xhorse tool: VVDI MB app


Problem: Just trying to add a key. When I auto detect it asked if I wanted to read password via IR. I said ok, plugged the IR adapter in and during the process my VVDI MB app was removed from my computer not sure how since antivirus stuff is all off. I’m in the process of reinstalling now.



FAQs – Solutions:


Q: Do I need to remove EIS to make a spare for this vehicle?

A: No need remove anything


Q: Do I need remove windows defender

A: You need to uninstall it


Q: I disabled it, uninstall completely?

A: Yeah uninstall it …..disable not enough

just temporaly

first god rule for key programmers ….no antivirus or firewalls


Q: Got error: current EIS doesn’t support reading password via IR



A: you will never get a key pass by ir oon those

key pass by ir its cars from 2001 to 2004 tops

do it by server calculation


Q: I saved eis data, now im on to data acquisition. the message down bottom confused me, saying cant read pw

A: Mate you are making it too complicated …

do server calculation…make sure you select right ezs and make sure that elv unlocks when vvdi ask you if iots lock or unlocked

server calculation you will get key pass for sure, if you have one token


Q: Is elv unlock? is the elv the steering lock?

A: Yes. mate no offense …but at least you gotta read the manual first otherwise you will get in trouble soon. Download VVDI MB Tool manual though





Launch X431 Pro Mini is the mini version of X431 Pro?

What is Launch X431 Pro Mini and what is Launch X431 Pro? Any difference?


Look at the chart here. This is tech support from




Launch X431 Pro Mini

Launch X431 Pro



Launch X431 Pro Mini


Launch X431 Pro

Operating system

Android 5.1



Quad core 1.3 GHz

Dual core 1GHz







LCD screen

6.9 inch with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels

7.0 inch with resolution: 1024X600


Front-facing 2MP camera +

rear-facing 5MP camera

2 mega rear and 0.3 mega front


3.7V/3000mh rechargeable polymer lithium battery

3000mh, rechargeable polymer lithium battery


Wi-Fi: WLAN 802.11b/g/n

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1

Wi-Fi: supported

Bluetooth: supported

Working temperature

0℃ ~ 45℃

-10℃ ~ 55℃

Storage temperature

-10℃ ~ 50℃

-20℃ ~ 70℃




 Launch X431 Pro Mini

 Launch X431 Pro

Automotive Diagnostics

Remote Diagnosis

Recording and playback

Special functions

Waveform Display

VIN Identification



Special functions incl.

Oil Reset Service

Steering Angle Calibration

Electronic Parking Brake Reset

Battery Register / Battery Maintenance

ABS Bleeding

Electronic Throttle Position Reset / Learn

Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration

Tire Pressure Monitor System Reset

Gear Learning

Immobilizer Matching

Fuel Injector Coding


Launch X431 Car List:

Acura, Changan, Daweoo, Gaz, Hafei, Huachen, Jiao, Lexus, Xiali, Xinkai, Benz, Fiat, Holden, Maruti, Opel, Peugeot, Saab, Ssangyong, Tata, Changhe, Flyer, GMSA, Infiniti, Mahindra, Perodua, Proton, Qirui, Tlisuzu, Zhongshun, EOBD2, Euroford, GM, Jaguar, Renault, Smart, Sprinter, USAFord, VAZ, VW, Changcheng, Dacia, Ford, HaoQing, Jinlong, Liuwei, Rover, ZhongTai, ZhongXing, Bxfiat, HM, Isuzu, Jacty, JPIsuzu, Mazda, Seat, Skoda, Suzuki, BMW, Daihatsu, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Toyota, Volvo, Audi, Chrysler, Citroen, Hyundai, Kia, Lancia, Landrover, Nissan, Romeo and Subaru.


In summary, Launch X431 PRO3 win in hardware (helps better smoothness of diagnostics/programming, running speed, visual enjoyment). It share the same functions and features as Launch X431 PRO tho.