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How to install GDS 2 for VXDIAG VCX NANO GM

This is the GDS 2 installation instruction for wifi scanner VXDIAG VCX NANO Device for GM/OPEL.

Tools for use:
VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM/OPEL wireless diagnostic tool
Laptop with Win7 64bit /Win8 64bit system

Video guide:

Step 1 Install VMware
Step 2 Set COM Port
Step 3 Install VXDIAG GM Driver
Step 4 Diagnose via USB wired connection on 2009 Buick Regal
Step 5 Diagnose via WIFI on 2010 Buick Excel

Step 1 Install VMware
Open GDS2 software CD
Open "VMware-player-6.0.6-2700073" and install VMware-player
Install wizard for VMware Player
Click Next
Accept license agreement
Click Next
Click Next
Tick “Check for product updates on startup”, click Next
Click Next, Create desktop shortcuts, click Next
Press Continue
Setup Wizard complete, press Finish
Copy GDS2 VM folder on CD to Local Disk (E;)
Open VMware Player on desktop
Open a Virtual Machine->select E:/GDS2 VM->Win_XP_GDS2_11_2014
Select Play virtual machine

Click OK
Press “I copied it” if the system asks have you moved or copied the virtual machine
Click OK
Click OK

Step 2 Set COM Port
Make a full screen of VMware
Open Computer->Manager->Device Manager->Ports&LPT to check device is well connected to the computer
Click VMware, back to host machine, disconnect VCX Wifi connection
Open virtual machine again, go to Computer->Manager->Device Manager->Ports&LPT to check USB Serial Port is set to COM3

Step 3 Install VXDIAG GM Driver 
Open VX Manger driver on desktop
Select “Configure” button
Select Connection Type as “USB

Step 4 Diagnose via USB wired connection on 2009 Buick Regal
Open GDS2 software on desktop
Click Diagnostics

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Come to GDS2 software program, click Enter
Select vehicle year and model, here obdexpress technicians test a 2009 Buick Regal

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Click Enter
Module Diagnostics, click Enter
Engine Control Module, click Enter
Engine identifier: select 2.0L (LDK) and click Enter
Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and click Enter
DTC display, click Enter

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Click Details

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Read and click Back
Go to Home page and Close Applications
Close VM

Step 5 Diagnose via WIFI on 2010 Buick Excel
Connect VCX WIFI wireless connection
Open VX Manager on desktop
Press “Configure” function
Set Connection Type to “WLAN” and save it

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Open GDS2 software on desktop and diagnose 2010 Buick Excel.

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DCT display

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Read and click Back
Go to Home page and Close Applications
Close VM

Top reasons to choose VXDIAG GM scanner:
1) Support car communication via WIFI and USB cables.

2) Multi-language.
3) Power GM/Opel scanner, replacement tool for GM MDI, cheaper.
4) Software is updated via CD.
If software is not very large, we will upload it to internet and send download link to you. If it is very large, we will send CD to you.
5) Software can be installed on any PC. No need activation.
Attention: Please use our software on our hardware. Do not use software that is not belong to us, or update this tool online.

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2015.12 Mercedes SDconnect C4, C3 Software work WELL on Win7

OBDEXPRESS has 2015.12 STAR diagnostic software Win7 64bit available, the latest Das /XENTRY software works fine with mercedes benz sd connect c4 and mb star c3 diagnostic tool. V2015.12 mercedes star software based on win7 64bit run 300% faster than XP system version. 

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2015.12 MB Software Win7 Highlights:
-work on Windows 7 (64 bit) or Windows XP
-faster and more stable than old version
-support multi-language:
Chinese: English, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
-with 500G HDD or 256G SSD

                       SSD VS Common HDD in terms of running speed
                                (we test it on our DELL D630 PC)



boot time

about 1min 30 


about 4 min

about 3 Min 15 


about 5 Min

shutdown time

about 20 Secs

about 50 Secs

about 22 Secs

about 2 min

time to use 

Xentry test
one vehicle 


about 2 min 25 


about 3Min 27 


about 4 Min 28 


about 5 min 7 


(Conclusion: 2015.12 sd c4 / c3 in SDD works faster than HDD.)

Mercedes software 2015.12 Win 7 version vs. MB Star XP version software,
1. This Software running upon Windows 7 64 bit systems, start-up time within 1min extremely fast
2. Win 7 star software compatible with most SATA interface laptops

1. Some Win7 Star software- hhtwin can't work for S140 Classis diagnosis. (Mercedes cars before 1998 are not available)
2. Win7 Star software can not support WIFI, so wireless diagnosis or programming is not available.
3. For the StarFinder 2010, part of the circuit diagram can't display.

NOTE: all disabled functions above only can be achieved in win XP version.

4. 2015.12 Mercedes software win 7 cannot do offline programming.
Choose 2014.07 STAR software for online programming

2015.12 Mercedes Star Software features:
1. D-A-S / Xentry 2015.12: the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System ,Concise interface and straightforward operation with IB M high-quality computer can realize the quick and accurate code reading and the whole car system testing.
2. W-I-S net 2015.12: Workshop Information System Supply the whole view of the wiring diagram in a car,component location diagram and maintenance method. What you do is to enter the chassis number, and then you will get the manufacture data, engine configuration and the car model -all in detail.
3. : Electronic Parts Catalog
4. ST Finder 2008:Part location finder
5. STARUTILITIES : the movement management system and self-test
6. SDMEDIA 2014
7. PL69

WHERE to get the newest software and star diagnostics?










Software in SDD works faster than HDD

2015.12 Mercedes software display:

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BMW ICOM A2 Emulator, or INPA K+DCAN cable?

One BMW car for one ICOM? NO! Many fresh BMW owners are new to vehicle diagnosis and have incorrect opinions that ICOM is the most ideal scanner. Here are some suggestion for some new to BMW repair.

If you just want to scan for faults, clear them and do diagnostics and maybe some light coding you don't need an ICOM. A K+DCAN cable is good enough with either BMW Standard Tools or BMW Rheingold. But this is mainly for cars from 1998 to 2008, some new cars also.

Good K+Dcan inpa cables: (click the pic for more detail)

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Bad K+Dcan cable:

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RHEINGOLD is ISTA-D and runs natively on windows with K+DCAN interface. It's very good dealer diagnostic software. Pretty much does every function you'd ever need.

ICOM emulator is really needed when updating software on the vehicle where a stable and reliable connection is required over several hours. Almost all BMW cars are listed in, both old and new.

BMW ICOM A2+B+C scanner:

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