Solution about MB STAR C4, MB STAR C5 Update and can not test vehicles problems

Make sure your computer hardware version is higher the Car Diagnostic Scanners Tools mb star c4 or mb star c5 version, otherwise, CSD will show update failed . Bootimage can update successfully. The following picture show how to check the mb star c4 or mb star c5 version1
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The following picture is show your computer hardware HDD software version66
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If their software is not same, it no need update ( because factory has upgraded the latest version of the mb star c4 or mb star c5 machine)

If customer not use our HDD software, it will appear read vehicle failed problems.

Solution as following

(1) Mb star c4 or mb star c5 supply power to confirm the machine was turn on, like the following picture ( If now show the three icon, it means the mb star c4 or c5 main unit is broken)

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(2). connect LAN with computer, confirm computer IP change to172.29.127.118, like the following picture :

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(3)  change of software using pattern (Because you modify the software for the firmware upgrade mode, the software is not test the vehicles)The following picture is show the software is upgrade mode

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The following picture is show test read vehicle mode.
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Three files name Update_automaticx , Update_manualx ; Update_SpecialxThis is read vehicle mode, if can not read vehicle, please change files name, then restart computer

Activate MB SD C4 2016.03 DAS Xentry on Win8 via WIFI and LAN

Benz diagnostic tool MB SD Connect Compact C4 2016.03V DAS Xentry Win8 hard drive (HDD) and solid drive (SSD) is available in CnAutotool.com. Here are video guides to MB Star diagnostic DAS Xentry activation and setup on Win8 via WIFI/without WIFI.

How to activate and set up Mercedes Benz MB SD Connect C4 2016.03 DAS Xentry EPC on Windows 8 via WIFI wireless connection?

Preparation
Step 1 – Run StartKeyCenter
Step 2 – Action to avoid Xentry reactivation
Step 3- Run Get Hardware ID
Step 4 – Run EPC & WIS
Step 5 – Add “license” to registry
Step 6 – Run EPC & WIS with new password
Step 7 – Network setup
Step 8 – Run SDconnect Toolkit
Step 9 – Diagnosis case on Mercedes-Benz B245
NOTE: Setup Date and Time of the laptop as current date and time

Step 1 – Run StartKeyCenter
Open “StartKeyCenter” on Desktop, to get the SDconnect c4 Hardware ID and App ID

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Complete Licence information (Hardware ID, App ID, StartDay, ExpirationDay), then click “Generate” to get License String

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Copy License String, then go to “StartKeys”, click “Enter” to read StartKey, then “Save” data

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Step 2 – Action to avoid Xentry reactivation
Go to Local Disk C:/ ProgramData/ LicDir, the copy and paste “lic_key_2.dat”, re-name as “lic-key_2.x4711”

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Setup Properties of “lic-key_2.x4711”, select Read-only
Then open XENTRY Diagnostics Openshell and close it
(NOTE: this avoids the activation code to be lost and reactivate XENTRY)

Step 3- Run Get Hardware ID
Run the software “Get Hardware ID” , copy the generated hardware ID to a newly-established Notepad name “key”.

Step 4 – Run EPC & WIS
Run “EPC & WIS” on Desktop and Login with user name: admin & password: 12345

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Go to “server”-> “edit the access authorization”

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Copy current MAC address (LAN ID) to the new Notepad
Save data and close

Step 5 – Add “license” to registry
Add “license” to registry

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Then open “key” Notepad, you will see input data, EPCnet & WISnet password

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Step 6 – Run EPC & WIS with new password
Back to EPC & WIS interface, and copy the new EPC & WIS password on “key” Notepad

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Then save data
Go to “programs”

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Go to “EPC” for Mercedes-Benz vehicles repairing information

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Exit EPC
Go to “WIS/ASRA”
Accept the risk and Run it

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Exit WIS
Close EPC & WIS interface

Step 7 – Network setup
Turn off Wi-Fi connection

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Open Network sharing center and go to Network connection->Ethernet Properties->Internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties
Set IP address:172.29.127.110 and Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

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Step 8 – Run SDconnect Toolkit
Run SDconnect Toolkit and cancel selection of “WLAN parameters.workshop” and “WLAN parameters.road”

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And click Start
SDconnect Toolkit Preview, click OK

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Close SDconnect Toolkit

Step 9 – Diagnosis case on Mercedes-Benz B245
Run XENTRY Diagnostics Openshell to begin diagnosis and programming.
Here, take Mercedes-Benz B245 as an example
Go to Passenger car and select B(245)
Select model, here: 245.234 -B 200 Sport Tourer Turbo
Select engine and transmission, here: engine- 266.980, transmission- all
Identification is complete
Click the diagnostic icon on the left, and XENTRY turns to DAS interface automatically
Read note of using DAS 2016.03, click F2 to continue
Again, read another note and click F2 to continue
Select Date of manufacturer to read vehicle data, here: up to 11/2005
Select engine and steering, here: engine- gasoline, steering- left-hand steering
Select 245.234 B 200 Turbo
Do Quick Test on 245.234 All control unit
MB 245 test result
Enter driven total distance, and then back to quick test interface again
Select any unit to go on test.

How to activate MB SD C4 2016.03 DAS Xentry without WIFI

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MB Star diagnostic software includes:
1.D-A-S / Xentry 2016.3 : the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System ,Concise interface and straightforward operation with IB M high-quality computer can realize the quick and accurate code reading and the whole car system testing
2.W-I-S net 2015.09: Workshop Information System Supply the whole view of the wiring diagram in a car,component location diagram and maintenance method. What you do is to enter the chassis number, and then you will get the manufacture data, engine configuration and the car model -all in detail.
3.EPC.net 2015.09: Electronic Parts Catalog
4.ST Finder 2008:Part location finder
5. STARUTILITIES : the movement management system and self-test
6, SDMEDIA 2014
7, PL70

How to Solve MB SD Connect C4 Update Error Report?

Mb Star C4 diagnostic software has been updated to the version 2015.7, which works with MB SD Connect Compact C4 and supports the latest Mercedes Benz car and truck models. Do you succeed in update the firmware? Recently, some users has consulted the update error report. Here is the instruction and solution for sharing.


The error report of Mercedes Diagnostic Tool Connect Compact4 diagnostic tool is usually because hardware program of the host is deleted that wifi and SDC4 number cannot be setting up.

Solutions:
You can update the hardware program.

[update instruction file]

For unpdate, the three files above need to be upgraded.
(01_Boolimage_2_3.zip
02_CSD_2_10.zip
PmPic29_Cpld13.zip)

The update order:
02_CSD_2_10.zip> 01_Boolimage_2_3.zip> PmPic29_Cpld13.zip

NOTE: When update, please do use brand new batteries. Also, you need OBD cable to connect to your vehicle for power supply. (If you cannot succeed in connecting to the vehicle, choose OBD 12V power instead; otherwise, 622 error report would appear to tell you that the upgrade is unsuccessful.)

In general, this 00 error means that it is set poorly.

Here is some solution for update error report to help you update V2017.05 smoothly with New MB SD Connect C4 diagnostic multiplexer from CnAutotool.