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VCM 2 IDS activate "Ghost Screen" on Ford Truck

Below is the customer feedback on "Ghost Screen" activation with Ford VCM 2:

“Hey, man! Cool findings! Just succeeded to activate the "Ghost Screen" this morning. I used the your VCM 2 with the correct version of IDS. I have v98.01 of IDS loaded on another forum. You can post it in your web to help all.

Disclaimer - Not responsible for any damages this change may cause to anybodies truck.

No Ghost Screen

IDS "talking" with truck via VCM 2

Toolbox selected to get to the Module Programming

Programmable Parameters for our trucks

Select Personality Parameter to program

Change "Forced Regeneration Request" to Enabled.

Programming complete and VCM can be disconnected from truck

Ghost Screen now appears


That’s all.

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VAG VVDI V3.5.3 Update Error: Update programmer failed

Symptom description:
Original XHORSE VVDI VAG interface 3.5.2 prompt that “You must update your programmer to use this software. Do you want to update your programmer?”. Click Tak (Yes) to update VVDI VAG. But when updating vag programmer, error appears- “Update programmer failed.”

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How to update VVDI China VAG Vehicle Diagnostic Interface 3.5.3?
Operating System: Win7 or Windows XP
Note: This version need the newest firmware support

-how to update VVDI firmware to the newest:
1. Use the update tool "Commander Immo Plus" (please contact us to send you)
2. Give us the serial number
3. We send you update file by email.
4. After receiving the software, import it into "commanderupdate v1.3" to update hardware.

- how to update software VVDI vag 3.5.3:
VVDI 3.5.3 software free download:

Tips on updating VAG VVDI Diagnostic Tool:
 If your VVDI is not from obdexpress, but you also want to update yours. You need pay 20USD for each update.

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How to install XPROG Box 5.51 USB Key

Tips of the instruction on how to install XPROG box ECU programmer 5.51 USB key.

Language :English only
O/S requirement: Windows XP better

Video guide:

Step-by-step instruction:
Extract files “xp5.51 install”, “vcredist2008”, “AdbderRdr1100_zh_CN”, “drivers” on Desktop.
And then delete the zip files.

Open “xp5.51 install”.
Click Install.
Xp5.51 installation success.

Open “AdbderRdr1100_zh_CN”.
Click Install.
Adobe Reader X (10.1.0) installation success.
Click Finish.

Open “vcredist2008”.
Click Next.
Tick on “I agree...” and click Install.
Waiting for 1-2 minutes.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable installation success.
Click Finish.

Delete files “xp5.51 install”, “vcredist2008”, “AdbderRdr1100_zh_CN”.

Open Computer Management.
Select Device Manager>>Human Interface Devices>>USB Human Interface Device. Click on Minimize icon.

Found New Hardware Wizard: click “Install...(Advanced)” and Next.
Cancel tick on “Search removable media” and tick on “Include this location in the search”.
Click Browse, and select Desktop/drivers/win_2k_xp_2k3.
Click Next.
The software for XPROG-box programmer installation completes.
Click Finish.

Found New Hardware Wizard: click “Install...(Advanced)” and Next.
Click Next.
The software for USB Serial Port installation completes.
Click Finish.

Back to Computer Management.
Select Device Manager>>Ports (COM & LPT)>>XPROG-box programmer (COM4).
Close computer management.

Open xp5.51.
select the language and click OK.

Click Accept.

Select Options>>Environment...

Select COM4: XPROG-box programmer -USB, and click OK.

Click Device.
Select Type: Dashboards, Subtype: BMW, Device: E56-M35080.

Click New.

Click Read.

Click Save and name “m35080”.
Then close all the interfaces.


To get XPROG 5.51, please go to

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