How do I install my Ross-tech USB driver?

How do I install my Ross-tech USB driver?


  1. Download the current version of VCDS.
  2. Allow VCDS to install itself, but please do not install it in the \Program Files\ tree!
  3. Plug your Ross-Tech USB Interface to your PC’s USB port.
  4. The New Hardware Found Wizard should appear:
  5. On the screen above, click “Locate and install driver software (recommended)”

How do I install VAG-COM on Windows 10?

How to Install VAG-COM / VCDS Cable & Software on Windows

  1. STEP 1: Install Ross-Tech VCDS Software. To install program you can use provided CD or download software from here:
  2. STEP 2: Plug VAG-COM Cable Into Computer.
  3. STEP 3: Disable Update Nag on Startup.
  4. STEP 4: Disable Internet & Launch VCDS Software.

Does VCDS work on Windows 10?

Yes, all current versions of VCDS and VCDS-Lite are fully compatible with Windows 10. VCDS does not work on Windows 10 running in “S mode”, because “S mode” prevents software from being installed from any source other than the Microsoft Store.

Can you download VCDS for free?

The unregistered shareware version of VCDS-Lite is free for non-commercial use, but no support of any kind is available. Use in a commercial environment requires registration.

What is a VAG KKL?

The VAG KKL USB Interface is a cost effective diagnostics and reprogramming tool compatible with the ISO9141 and KWP2000 communication protocols found on many vehicles and motorcycles and is compatible with a wide range of 3rd party diagnostic software.

How do I activate VAG KKL on Windows?

Cable should be plugged into computer.

  1. Start VCDS-Lite software.
  2. Click “Options” button.
  3. You will see “Select COM Port” box. Select the “COM Port” number as explained in Step 2.
  4. Click the ‘Test’ button.
  5. If everything is good, it should display “Interface Status: Found!”.
  6. You can now connect other end of cable to car.

Can VCDs be used on other cars?

VC-Scope is able to graph generic OBD-2 Mode 1 data:. Generic OBD-II functionality is “Supported” only on VW, Audi, Seat, and Skoda cars. It will likely work on many other brands of cars.

How do I download and install VCDS?


  1. Download the self-installing distribution file available below.
  2. Run it and follow the prompts to allow it to install itself.
  3. The installer will prompt you if you wish to see a PDF of installation instructions.
  4. You must install VCDS on your PC’s hard disk!

Does VCDS work on Windows 11?

Updating your interface will not affect compatibility with previous versions of VCDS. Works on Windows 7 and newer, including Windows 11. Both 32 or 64 bit versions of Windows are fully supported. It might still work on XP as well, but we no longer consider any version of Windows older than 7 to be “supported.”

What do I need for Vagcom?

What You Need To Use VAGCOM and VCDS. To use this software, you need a computer, a tablet or a laptop to which you can download and activate it. You can buy a cheaper cable and use it in activating the software or buy one of the Hex models.

Do you need a license for VCDS?

A license for VCDS-Lite license entitles you to use the software on a single PC. The activation file you receive will work only on the PC from which you got the serial number. But unlike older versions of our software, the license will not become invalid if you re-format your hard drive or re-install Windows.

How do I install VAG-COM 409.1 KKL on Windows?

Windows XP:

  1. Uncompress the file.
  2. Plug cable into any computer’s USB port.
  3. “Found New Hardware Wizard” will start and it will ask you “Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for the software?”.
  4. Select “Install the software automatically”.
  5. After the installation is complete, click “Finish”.

What cars use Vagcom?

Hence it’s a diagnostic software that will diagnose vehicles with VAG engines, meaning it covers nearly all Audi, Volkswagen Seat and Skoda models.

What is latest version of VCDS?

VCDS (software)

Original author(s) Uwe M. Ross
Initial release May 16, 2000
Stable release 20.12 / July 30, 2020
Operating system Windows
Size ~75 MB
  • September 22, 2022