Click here to download the latest IDS software release.
The IDS DVD will be discontinued been discontinued. Calibration files must be obtained over the Internet individually using the IDS software.
The following steps may be required before installation:
Check your Internet Explorer Security settings:
Open Internet Explorer and go to Tools > Internet Options > Security tab
Write down your current security settings
Set the Default Level (for Internet) to Low
Temporarily disable your PC's firewall software
Temporarily disable any internet popup blockers
Temporarily disable any anti-spyware programs
Temporarily disable any anti-virus programs
After installation be sure to return all settings to their prior values
If updates are not being received, the facility Network Administrator may have to modify the exceptions or access control list to accept the following URL used by the FLEXnet software to retrieve updates: http://updates.installshield.com
Click here to download the
VCM Wireless Wizard 11.5.0.
The Professional Technician Society Portal (PTS) requires you to
add the following URL in your Trusted Sites zone to enable functionality: *.dealerconnection.com. See Internet Explorer Settings.
The IDS software now requires a software license for each Personal Computer (PC) using the IDS software:
For assistance purchasing an IDS Software License in the USA and Canada, contact the Ford Software Renewal Helpline at (866) 583-8047. For countries outside of the USA or Canada, follow the steps outlined on the IDS Software "Activate a License" screen.