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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 XP, Vista, Win7, and Win8 (32- or 64-bit versions)
  • 1.8 GHz Pentium-class, dual-core processor or faster (ARM processor such as on Windows Surface using WinRT not supported)
  • 1 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 1 GB available disk space
  • Available USB 2.0 port (Computers supporting USB 3.0 not recommended)
  • Recommend an available Internet connection (for installation and updates)
  • Screen resolution of 800x600 or greater
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.5 sp1 (free download). Not required on Windows 7. - .NET Framework version 4.x not supported.
  • Adobe® Acrobat Reader (for viewing and printing documentation)