One of obd2shop.co.uk client bought the GM TECH2 Scanner and the GM TIS2000 , he message to our customer service that the GM TIS2000 Not Run In xp Mode On Win7. Here we share with you and also about obd2shop.co.uk engineers Solution way.
Problem Detail inforamtion:
” I use a tech2 or a gm MDI to attach it to the truck, its on a cd / dvd, its a program i got on-line to reprogram GM BCMS in my truck. my problem is I can load 2007 software [its called ”TIS2000] into my computer [it only runs on a ”win xp” machine”][yes it won’t run in xp mode on a win7 machine],but I need the update to 3/2008 or 8/2008,to get it to see my vin#, so I can add power adj pedals[and some other options, I can’t get the 3/2008 to load. ”
Obd2shop.co.uk Engineers Solution way:
Depending on your computer hardware, you could install XP and your app in a Virtual Machine (VM) from Windows 7. Once installed and configured, you would boot your computer like normal and start XP in a window.
VMware makes Virtual Machine software called Workstation v10. They have a trial, but expect money at some point. The second best option for VM software is called VirtualBox from Sun. It is free!
You would just need a compatible computer, a copy of Windows XP and time to learn the ropes and get your XP Virtual Machine (VM) up and running. Learning how to use it is a one-time thing and at that point you’ll be familiar with VM software in general. That is a huge benefit to have as a computer user.
At that point you would meet the requirements of the GM TECH2 software and would install TIS2000 within the VM and use the virtual com/serial port to connect to your computer serial port (or USB).
If you also happended the same problem, please can use this way to solveing, Hope it would help you