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 ====== ECMLink 101 - Installation ====== ====== ECMLink 101 - Installation ======
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 **Application:​** Installing ECMLink on your laptop is pretty simple. ​ You just download the latest installer off our website or you install it off the CD included in your package. ​ To download the latest installer off our website, hit our [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads.php|Downloads page]]. ​ To install off the CD, just following the instructions included on the [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads/​docs/​ECMLinkQuickReference.pdf|Quick Reference guide]] in your package. ​ **Application:​** Installing ECMLink on your laptop is pretty simple. ​ You just download the latest installer off our website or you install it off the CD included in your package. ​ To download the latest installer off our website, hit our [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads.php|Downloads page]]. ​ To install off the CD, just following the instructions included on the [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads/​docs/​ECMLinkQuickReference.pdf|Quick Reference guide]] in your package. ​
  
-**Driver:** Installing the device driver is just about as simple.  ​You can simply plug the cable into your laptop and when Windows asks you where to locate ​the driver ​for it, just point it to the appropriate directory on the CD.  There are videos showing this install procedure for Windows 98 as well as XP and Vista on our [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads.php|Downloads ​page]].  ​Please note that you will probably need to download and install the [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads/​drivers/​VMware-moviedecoder-5.5.0-18463.exe|Video codec]] first before you can view the videos.+**Driver:** Installing the device driver is just about as simple.  ​Just grab the driver ​installation file off our downloads page and run it.  ​Then when you plug our cable into your laptop, Windows should recognize it automatically.
  
 **Verify:** Verify that the laptop has installed the driver for the cable correctly and that it has assigned a COM port to it.  You can do this by pulling up the Device Manager and looking for something like this: **Verify:** Verify that the laptop has installed the driver for the cable correctly and that it has assigned a COM port to it.  You can do this by pulling up the Device Manager and looking for something like this:
  
 {{http://​www.dsmlink.com/​images/​forums/​keyspanhwport.gif}} {{http://​www.dsmlink.com/​images/​forums/​keyspanhwport.gif}}
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 Installing the V3 flash device into your ECU is fairly easy.  You can find a brief outline in our [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads/​docs/​ECMLink%20Chip%20Instructions.pdf|Chip Install document]]. Installing the V3 flash device into your ECU is fairly easy.  You can find a brief outline in our [[http://​www.ecmtuning.com/​downloads/​docs/​ECMLink%20Chip%20Instructions.pdf|Chip Install document]].
  
-Installing the ECU into your car is just the opposite of removing it.  We do not currently have pictures of this process, but it basically involves removing the two side kick panels (each side of the center console) and then removing a few 10mm bolts holding the ECU in to place. ​ The ECU is physically located "​behind"​ the radio.+Installing the ECU into your car is just the opposite of removing it.  We do not currently have pictures of this process, but it basically involves removing the two side kick panels (each side of the center console) and then removing a few 10mm bolts holding the ECU in place. ​ The ECU is physically located "​behind"​ the radio.
  
  
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