How to Update Your BMW Coding Tool with SP-Daten Files
If you are a BMW enthusiast who likes to code your own car, you may have heard of the BMW Coding Tool. This is a software that allows you to update your Daten files for your car model. Daten files are the firmware files that contain the settings and parameters for various modules and systems in your BMW.
Updating your Daten files can improve the performance and functionality of your car, as well as enable new features and options. However, updating your Daten files can also be a hassle, as you need to copy and paste many files manually or use Total Commander.
Fortunately, there is a better way to update your Daten files with the BMW Coding Tool. This software can automatically update your Daten files for you, by only replacing the files that need replacing and skipping the ones that don't. This can save you a lot of time and effort.
In this article, we will show you how to use the BMW Coding Tool to update your Daten files with SP-Daten files. SP-Daten files are the latest Daten files that are released by BMW. They contain the most up-to-date firmware for your car model.
What You Need
Before you start, you will need the following things:
A Windows computer with BMW Coding Tool v2.5 installed. You can download it for free from here[^1^].
The latest SP-Daten files for your car model. You can find them online or from other sources.
A cable that can connect your computer to your car's OBD port. You can use a K+DCAN cable or an ENET cable, depending on your car model.
A backup of your original Daten files, in case something goes wrong.
How to Update Your Daten Files with BMW Coding Tool
Once you have everything ready, you can follow these steps to update your Daten files with BMW Coding Tool:
Launch the BMW Coding Tool on your computer.
Set your default folders for NCSExpert, WinKFP, and EDIABAS by clicking on the "..." buttons and browsing to the respective folders on your computer.
Select the "Select SP-source" button and browse to the folder where you have extracted the SP-Daten files for your car model.
Select the "Update SP-daten" button and wait for the process to complete. The software will copy and replace only the newer files from the SP-Daten folder to the EDIABAS, NFS, and NCSEXPER folders on your computer. You will see a message showing which files have been updated and which ones have remained unchanged.
If you want to update WinKFP as well, select the "Update WinKFP" button and wait for the process to complete. The software will copy and replace all the folders from the SP-Daten folder to the NFS folder on your computer. It will also update the SGIDC.AS2 file in the GDATEN folder. A backup of all folders will be saved as name_date_time.
Close the BMW Coding Tool and launch NCSExpert or WinKFP to code your car with the updated Daten files.
Updating your Daten files with BMW Coding Tool is a simple and convenient way to keep your car's firmware up-to-date. It can also enable new features and options for your car that were not available before. However, you should always be careful when coding your car, as it may void your warranty or cause errors if done incorrectly. Always make a backup of your original Daten files before updating them, and follow the instructions carefully.
We hope this article has helped you learn how to use the BMW Coding Tool to update your Daten files with SP-Daten files. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below. e0e6b7cb5c