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    Hi. I was thinking of getting this- http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Diagnostic...item3f105ba211
    MY question is will it work and what kind of laptop do I need. Thanks Jim
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    Make sure the laptop has a SERIAL (RS 232) port.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by PetrosD View Post
    Make sure the laptop has a SERIAL (RS 232) port.
    Hi How do I do that, and how old a laptop. Thanks Jim
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    INPA is cheaper as in "Free"...and just the cost of the interface cable and a laptop...
    330i sport a big chunk of berlin...

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by dailydoggy View Post
    INPA is cheaper as in "Free"...and just the cost of the interface cable and a laptop...
    Hi DD, you could be talking dirty for all I know. Maybe someone could write up a how to and what to use in simple terms. Jim
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    330i sport a big chunk of berlin...

     
     

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    Hi DD, you are some man, very tolerant of those less knowing. Thanks for your help. Jim
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcjdavis1 View Post
    Hi DD, you are some man, very tolerant of those less knowing. Thanks for your help. Jim
    He does try
     
     

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