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Old 04-24-2008, 09:59 PM   #1
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so, i had to reformat my tuning laptop, which means i need to reinstall megatune. i am running the 029v firmware in the car right now, so i want to get megatune set up with that for the time being.

now, i barely remember setting it up last time, so i feel like i'm losing my mind right now. reading the "software installation" post, in step 2, i see the following

2) Then run the "edit-settings" application and make the following changes

there is no "edit settings" app... there's the configurator... i want to edit settings.ini in the "car1" directory, right?

after making the "unset" and "set" change i get the attached error. i'm sure i got the 029v directory from sourceforge... is this maybe because i dont' have an ECU to connect to?

bleh. like i said, i feel like i'm losing it because this shouldn't be that hard.
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you get that error because like you said, no MS is attached. Its looking for the MS to send the same signal thats in the "expected" row.
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well, yeah.. but i have 029v on the MS in the car... that's part of teh reason i'm confused...
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so the MS is on and plugged into the laptop when you get that?
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no no no. i don't have the car right now, i'm just tryin to get it all loaded up before i go pick the car back up tonite.
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It looks like you've got it set for the wrong COM port, probably a fake COM port that echos back whatever symbol you send it.
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hmm, i hadn't thought of that. the fact that the 029v files i have say soemthing about 029q isn't a big deal, though?
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hmm, i hadn't thought of that. the fact that the 029v files i have say soemthing about 029q isn't a big deal, though?
my MS has 029v loaded on it, and my laptop has 029q. When I load megatune, I get that error, because the laptop is running q and the MS is running v. It hasent gave me any problems, I just push the load megatune anyway buttton.
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heh. that just doesn't feel right, though. lol
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They only change the INI files when they change the code enough that the old INI files can't talk to it. 029q through 029v use the exact same INI files.
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gotcha. sounds fair enough. well, hopefully i can mess with the com port (i think if i remember correctly i had to do that anyway to get it to work with the USB adapter anyway) and not have nay other problems. though i suppose this would be as good a time as any to upgrade to hi-res code, huh?
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just go to control panel, then hardware. You should get a list of all the hardware connected to your computer, includeing what come port the computer is reading the serial to usb connector as.
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