Note: Both EF 20181203 and BMW_v018.12.03 folder contains BMW explorer software. In BMW_v018.12.03 folder, you need to install driver and software before use. In EF 20181203 folder, software is ready to use, no need installation. MUST RUN BMW-EXPLORER AS ADMINISTRATOR!!!
Open BMW_v018.12.03 folder
Run BMW_Explorer_v0.18.12.03 sofwtware as Administrator
Press Next to install device driver
Accept license agreement
FTDI driver installation finished
Install WHQL Certified driver until success
Connect BMW E/F scanner with laptop
Open Device Manager to check interface is well connected and current COM Port
Run BMW Explorer software on desktop as Administrator
Press Setup and search COM port
Detect COM Port 5 and confirm
Software is installed and ready to use
You can run a qucik self-test first
In Extra options, you can read ISN, reset adaptation, register battery, update ECU etc
and do qucik test and perform other functions.