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Old 07-08-2019, 12:02 PM
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Any Programmers Here??? NCS Expert, WinKFP, INPA, Programming

So I def fouled up some of the computers in my X... My Dash thinks it's Christmas in July I guess. I followed guides but still getting errors when i try to do the programming. (Some things work and I had made it worse for awhile)
I know there other forums for this sort of thing but i wanted to throw it out here hoping that Versions / Files of software they know works with our e53s?

For example all the guides say to use INPA to read all the module numbers (User Information Field, or i think in German abbreviated AIF) and then use WinKFP to program them individually... well INPA doesn't have the User Information Field for the e53. I tried all sorts of things to get it to show up.


Lastly I think people didn't need to but I'm thinking I may need to run a Virtual Machine instead of Native Windows 10 Installation. (I have a surface pro tablet)
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:37 PM
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I recall a thread in another forum that is dedicated to how to and solving problems folks are having using INPA, I don't recall what forum but might come up in a Google search. Last I knew the software ran best on Windows XP. It takes a considerable amount of hard drive space. Many purchase a Windows laptop that is used only for running the software.
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:47 PM
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yeah, I'm searching a few other forums but hoping to get an e53 owner to pipe in.
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Show me some links where is the AIF supposed to be. I believe you see that only in the identification part of each module.
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Old 07-08-2019, 04:23 PM
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So here's an example:

https://bimmerprofs.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/INPA_diagnostics_2.png



The F3 Option shown here and in the attachment images does not show up on the E53 page...
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Old 07-08-2019, 05:50 PM
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Hmmm. Now I am interested as well. I will check tonight. I have a feeling I am missing it as well.



My F3 is normally blank. Shit. You may be onto something.
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