Confirmed! you can use BMW ICOM software ISTA-D and ISTA-P for Mini R56 diagnostics and programming.
If Mini R56 is in the F-series category then:
Try this sequence.
Turn off all Antivirus or remove them all together and turn off windows defended and firewall then :
1st>Plug in driver’s seat belt:
2nd>Tern on terminal 15:
3rd> Give a minute for control units too boot up,
then connect the ICOM emulator to DLC 16 Pin connector,
then allow ip address to set in tcp/ip setting in windows.
Then go ahead and try establish connection Mini R56.
If this procedure doesn’t work then try out another interface like Enet cable for Mini R56
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BMW ISTA tests on Mini R56