Please check out my Sales page. This is of course the most common question for a new Volvo owner, and I’m going to limit this answer to 1999-2019 models supported by Vida 2014D ( Vida2014d can talk to all P1, P2 and P3 platforms, though some of the very late model engines and gearboxes are… Continue reading What do I actually need to read and clear my fault codes?
In Vida what is “Initial State” , “Unselected CSC” , “Delivery” ?
Initial State is a list of codes from the modules and they are stored in VIDA, if VIDA is not used correctly Initial State can be totally misleading. This is why in the forums you see people ask “what’s on the DELIVERY tab?” When you connect a car to VIDA and read the vehicle, if… Continue reading In Vida what is “Initial State” , “Unselected CSC” , “Delivery” ?
Running Vida 2014D / 2015A in EDGE bowser
If you have received the windows 10 update 21H1 that makes Internet Explorer unavailable and forces Edge browser on you or you have upgraded to W11 , there are 3 ways forward . Follow this guide to enable IE mode for Vida on Edge browser
GetCommToolSettingObject error in Vida (Windows 10)
So you were happily using V1DA with internet explorer, then the next day …Boom – No DiCE, both literally and figuratively. Basically, you’re now in Edge browser. At some point windows asked if you want Edge Browser to take over as default and you answered yes. Providing you have not received the windows updates that… Continue reading GetCommToolSettingObject error in Vida (Windows 10)
VxDiag (VCXNANO) installation and use
VxDiag can be surprisingly difficult. Here is a quick guide to installation and use of it for Vida. Thanks to Matthew L, our colleague in UK/Europe, for writing this up for us.
Clearing VIN list in VIDA 2014D
Occasionally people ask how to clear the list of previous VINs in VIDA 2014D. its pretty easy but you do have to re-patch VIDA afterwards. Here is How… Thanks to Matthew L, our colleague in UK/Europe, for writing this up for us.
Missing DICE drop-down box
Thanks to Matthew L, our colleague in UK/Europe, for writing this up for us. There are 2 different types of this error (see here). One is a simply registry fix. It works great and i’d recommend trying that one first…. But if it’s still not fixed after that… The EASY (but not quick ) fix… Continue reading Missing DICE drop-down box
V1da 2014d – P3 support up to 2018 – how to update V1da yourself
Big thanks to SVNDS.INFO for putting this together for us! Zjev over on Sweedspeed had done a great job of adding Vin support to V1da 2014d for newer p3/p4 models (No SPA platform support and no V60CC yet.) But it was still somewhat of a difficult job to modify the SQL database for your average… Continue reading V1da 2014d – P3 support up to 2018 – how to update V1da yourself
There’s two versions of V1DA? Which one do I use?
To be clear, there are two versions of V1DA. V1DA 2014D, is the cracked version, all us DIY guys (and some shops) use… as you don’t need to pay anything to login, scan, look up info, adjust settings, run calibrations, etc (everything except software updates.) Works for 1999-2015.5 cars. This is usually what folks are after. Computer systems that run just… Continue reading There’s two versions of V1DA? Which one do I use?
What kind of warranty do I get?
Complete laptops = LIFETIME WARRANTY! We stand by our laptop builds. They are used laptops, minor scratch and dent, built with solid new parts, and have been completely torn down and rebuilt. They will last you for years. 1-year warranty on the main battery…. these things naturally die over time. BOOT&GO SSD = 1 year… Continue reading What kind of warranty do I get?