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System Requirements

The Bavarian Technic diagnostic tool for BMW is a hardware / software based tool. The kit includes the cable(s) necessary to connect your computer to your car. The software is downloaded over the internet directly from this web site.

The computer that runs Bavarian Technic must meet or exceed the following specifications:
  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP (32- or 64-bit versions). If using Windows 10, it must be switched out of Microsoft's "S-mode". MacOS not currently supported.
  • 1.8 GHz Pentium-class, dual-core processor or faster (ARM processor not supported)
  • 1 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 1 GB available disk space
  • Available USB port
  • Internet connection and browser (for installation and updates)
  • Screen resolution of 800x600 or greater
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5 sp1. Not required on Win7. Must be enabled on Win8 and 8.1. .NET Framework version 4.x not supported.
  • Recommend Adobe® Acrobat Reader (for viewing and printing documentation)