Multiecuscan 4.8 REGISTERED Windows XP SP3 compatibility issue

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gr8ron
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Multiecuscan 4.8 REGISTERED Windows XP SP3 compatibility issue

Post by gr8ron » 01 Feb 2022, 21:26

Hi,

I did a clean install of Windows XP SP3 on my old netbook (1,66 GHz CPU) only to use Multiecuscan. I ordered iDiagnostics OBD2 USB ELM 327 v1.4 adapter (SKU # 281712496622) from ebay ( https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=281712496622 ) and installed the ELM USB drivers from https://www.idiagnostics.co.uk/drivers/elm.zip

After that I configured the interface settings (Interface Type: ELM 327 1.3/1.4/1.4b/2.1, Serial Port: COM 4 (USB Serial Port)) in Multiecuscan. Test button shows responses 2x "ELM327 v1.4", 12x "OK" and "This interface is compatible with ELM 327 1.4! Should connect properly with all CAN modules". All good so far.

However, when I click the "Scan" button the program crashes with a message about an unexpected error (with a suggestion to send an error report to Microsoft). The program apologises, and then closes after I click the "Don't send" button.

Also, I can't connect any of the engine ECU modules. The program shows "CONNECTION FAILED" and "Aborted by user" regardless of which ECU module I choose to try to connect to. I run Multiecuscan as administrator, my car make is "Fiat" and car model is "Grande Punto 1.4 8V".

I ran the "Repair" function of the Multiecuscan installer, but unfortunately that did not seem to fix the issue for me.

I contacted the seller of the ELM 327 adapter and they recommended registering Multiecuscan, which I did, but that didn't fix the issue either.

Is there anything that I can do to make Multiecuscan work on my netbook running Windows XP SP3? I have Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 installed.

If I uninstall Multiecuscan and reinstall it on the same computer & OS, do I need a new license/activation key for the full version?

Kind regards

gr8ron
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Re: Multiecuscan 4.8 REGISTERED Windows XP SP3 compatibility issue

Post by gr8ron » 05 Feb 2022, 05:35

I managed to solve this issue by installing Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1. Maybe the minimum system requirements should be updated accordingly? Currently it states "Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 SP1", which isn't enough on my Windows XP SP3 netbook.

While searching for a fix I moved the license to a different computer. Now I need to wait a month to move the license back to my Windows XP SP3 computer, and then I only have 8 license transfers left. :)

Kind regards

andykorsak
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Re: Multiecuscan 4.8 REGISTERED Windows XP SP3 compatibility issue

Post by andykorsak » 03 Aug 2023, 13:32

I found the same.Net Framework 3.5 SP 1 is needed with Windows XP SP 3.

BBOinsam
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Post by BBOinsam » 11 Mar 2024, 03:44

This is not a bug, this is by design. Media Control does not use the path to control the player. This system was designed to allow to control some supported player with single MC plugin, assuming only one player is running at same time.

But you are right, I have to make something solve your issue.

Mika
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Joined: 26 Oct 2023, 19:16

Re: Multiecuscan 4.8 REGISTERED Windows XP SP3 compatibility issue

Post by Mika » 11 May 2024, 17:08

Hello.
Same here with Multiecuscan 5.2 registered with CANtieCar on fresh install of Windows XP SP3.
Sofware crashing but after updating from Legacyupdate Framework to 3.5 SP1.i had no immediate crashing.
Point being that there are guides claiming that Framework 2.0 is ok, this seems to be false.

Mika

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