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Offline greg1953

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VCDS Lite
« on: 30 April 2016, 13:08 »
I've been using the free download VCDS Lite for some time now on my 2005 GT TDi Golf but have bought a new laptop with Windows 10/ Microsoft Edge and can't get it to work . Is it not compatible ?Anyone got any ideas ?
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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #1 on: 30 April 2016, 17:45 »
It works, install it in XP compatibility mode. Once installed it should work OK.
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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #2 on: 25 May 2016, 17:20 »
Still no joy, could it be my cable is out of date ? I get a message stating no interface found.
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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #3 on: 29 May 2016, 22:25 »
What particular cable do you have?
I expect ebay type cheap 5-10 quid kkl stuff?

What car do you have mk4 or mk5?
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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #4 on: 30 May 2016, 17:55 »
Mk 5 and yes it's a cheap cable but it's worked perfectly for the last three years until I bought a new laptop with Windows 10

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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #5 on: 28 June 2016, 18:30 »
It won't work on a mk5 - which communicates via CAN.
You will need a microCAN or HEX+CAN cable from Ross-Tech to use full VCDS.
Finally here: 09/2016 Golf VII GTD DSG 11k miles


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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #6 on: 30 June 2016, 20:36 »
Thanks for the reply but I don't understand what you mean..... as I mentioned, it's worked perfectly until I bought the new lap top and I don't have full VCDS.
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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #7 on: 01 July 2016, 05:09 »
My guess is that VCDS is not connecting to the COM port that the cable is plugged in to. Try picking a different one.

Either that or the driver that creates a virtual COM port on the USB socket didn't install correctly.

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Re: VCDS Lite
« Reply #8 on: 02 July 2016, 11:50 »
What VCDS cable do you have? Lite should have never for the mk5 - it communicates over CAN, lite only supports k-line.

If it does not work on new laptop which one do you have and what exact version of windows and which VCDS lite?

I can put my full HEX+CAN cable into dumb mode and it will work on my Win10x64 machine with current build of VCDS lite....

Finally here: 09/2016 Golf VII GTD DSG 11k miles


Gone: 11/2013 Golf VII Variant GT 2.0 TDI pacific blue - 123k miles

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