Some of ALLSCANNER VCX-PLUG users with Piws tester 2 (power-on password is porsche2018) share their feedback on VCI selfcheck error or hard disk data lost. Here the engineer give you the solution step by step as follows:
Tip 1, actually Piws tester 2 selfcheck function is not working, do not click [Settings] – [VCI Configuration], otherwise you will get error.
Tip 2, Piws hard disk is not compatible with other computer, but only CF30 packed with Piws tester 2. Do not take out of the hard disk from the CF30 laptop and install it on other computers, otherwise the data maybe get lost and hard to recover.
The engineer advises piws users follow his instructions step by step as shown below, improper operation will cause error:
Step 1.Start the car or turn on ignition.
Step 2.Connect Porsche Piws to the car, wait until the indicator light flashes then connect USB cable to the computer.
Step 3.Choose car model you want to test.
Step 4.Enter PIWS TESTER II diagnostics.
Step 5.When the system appears “Control unit selection: Loading control unit selection”, it means Porsche PIWS TESTER 2 is working.
NOTE: you won’t see control unit list if piws not connect properly or piws has something wrong.