Here are the steps of how to update VCM II firmware:
1.Take off the bottom shell of Ford vcm ii as following picture show
Step 2：Connect the USB cable to Ford VCM 2, and Press and hold the button as picture 2 marked
Step 3. Hold the Press button till you connect the USB cable to the laptop and hear the beep sounds.
Running Bosch\VCI Software(Ford-VCM-II)\VCI Manger(Ford-VCM-II)
When the following figure appears, it means that the recovery mode has been entered.
Step 4: Then Check Recover and Update the VCM firmware
Click Start Update to update the firmware, and it will show you:
“Do not unplug the VCMII from the PC or remove power from the VCMII during the update process”|
After clicking OK, the interface as shown in the figure below begins to write the new firmware:
When the upgrade is completed, the following prompt interface will appear, and the system of the VCM II device will restart. When you hear a “beep”
Restart is complete after that. You can now exit VCM II Manger.
After the device automatically restarts, run IDS. When the icon shown below appears, the VCM 2 update is complete.
It can be used normally.