This article is a step-to-step guide on install and set up BMW Standard Tools 2.12 on laptop. BMW Standard Tools is a group of software distributed by BMW Group that contains several interoperating applications and drivers, including NCS Expert, WinKFP, NFS, Tool32 etc.
Following are the free download and detailed installation instruction offered.
If previous versions/attempts were installed, go to add/remove programs and remove those versions.
Ensure you have at least 15 GB free space on the C Drive, or virtual drive if using a Virtual Machine.
Determine whether your OS has 32 or 64 bit encryption before beginning the install.
Download your chassis DATEN by using the link contained within the “DATEN Link” text file.
Install the program 7Zip to extract your DATEN download (http://www.7-zip.org/).
Software: BMW Standard Tools 2.12 (INPA, EDIABAS Toolset32, NCS-expert etc).
Hardware:BMW INPA K+DCANcable, ENET (Ethernet to OBD) cable, BMW ICOM a2+b+c emulator.
Where can you get the BMW Standard Tool?
What you need to get. Free download BMW Standard Tools V2.12 Software .
Or get it in BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D ISTA-P software HDD.
Operating system: Win XP/Win 7.
1.Right click on BMW Standard tools-212.exe and run as administrator.
If installing on Windows 8 or 10, right click and select properties then compatibility tab.
For Windows 7, Please select “Run this program in compatibility mode.
2.Click “Yes” when asked to allow the program to make changes to your computer.
5.Select “I accept the agreement”→“Next”→“Next” when you’re done reading the release notes.
6.Accept the default install options (we’ll worry about the KDCAN drivers in a later step).
Select the default location for each of the programs being installed on next few screens.
7.Select the default Start Menu Folder by clicking “Next”.
8.Uncheck both “Execute backup and restore wizard and click next.
9.Select “Ok” when the message pops up. 10.Select the default interface by clicking “Next”.
11.Select default Com Port (Com 1) by clicking next.