FVDI 2018 Full Software Download and Installation

FVDI 2018 Abrites Commander software download, installation and FAQs are provided below to help better use the device.

Download FVDI 2018 Quick Loader V3.0


How to install FVDI 2018 software on Windows 7?

Download software above

Open setup  FVDI2018_STIC


Select Setup language


Select software to install, press Next


Select install external drivers and external dependency, press Next


Click on Install



Setup installation finished. This will generate FVDI ABRITES Commander Quick Start on desktop

Select not to start computer now.


Open ABRITES Quick Start

Software installation is done.

Check software functions, i.e VVDI2 function

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Check FVDI 2018 BMW functions

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Check FVDI 2018 Mercedes functions




3. FVDI 2018 FAQs:

Q1: What’s the difference among FVDI 2018, FVDI 2015 and FVDI 2014.

A1: Version 2018 has 2 features in addition to 2015 or 2016 and will not be blocked by 2015.
It also has the VVDI2 function for the VAG and BMW range.


Q2:I I have a problem that when starting error (FVDI 2018 commander Loader V2) is displayed with Device deactivated and connect server failed.



The Quick Loader V2.0 is out of service, have to reinstall V3.0 software!! Download software above and install.

Or without Internet —C /Program X86-Abrites -open folder with mark where the loader is and start Loader from there.

Q3: The program cannot start because mfc110u is missing. Dll on the team. Internet reinstall the program to correct the problem.


A3: Mfc110u.dll errors are caused by situations that lead to the removal or corruption of the mfc110u DLL file, which is a file associated with Microsoft’s Visual Studio software.. please find the “patch” in installation folder, install all the files in “Patch” folder; the problem will be solved;  Go to the software installation folder, you’ll find the patch folder, install all files in the folder
: C:\ program files (x86)\abries \ patch

Q4: Have software installation problem with V2018 FVDI? Device not opened? Spawn app failed:1?



Close antivirus software; connect FVDI from Obd2tool.com to computer via USB;
You should connect FVDI to computer before software installation; Reinstall the driver manually to solve the problem USB driver files locate in installation folder “USB interface”.

How FVDI and AVDI Commander read and write data from MED17 EDC17?

Please pay attention before you use FVDI and AVDI Commander :
1. Only FVDI and AVDI Commander can read and write data from MED17 EDC17 engine control unit and calculate 6 digit security byte.
2. New VW Magotan, Passat, CC engine type is MED17.5.XX . It is impossible to read out these models’ 7 digit security byte by only reading out data from comfort module, then it’s impossible to make new keys when all key lost and module programming.
3. VAG 18.0 or Newer version of FVDI commander can get 6-digit security byte and 5 digit login password by reading the data from MEDC 17 and get 7 digit security byte by reading data from comfort modules.
4. About connections, you have to prepare these tools:
PC, FVDI /AVDI, USB Cable, MEDC17 adapter, dongle, welding iron , solders , several 1K ohm resisters and 12V DC power supply.

Now we can begin to work:
1. From Picture 1 shows connections between AVDI FVDI ABRITES Commander , PC , Dongle , MEDC 17 adapter. Your PC has to

connect with network.

2. Step by Step to operate
Step 1: Disassemble MEDC17 ECU, and then uncover it;
Step 2: Connect MEDC17 ECU under instructions;
Step 3. Connect FVDI with PC, Open VAG V21 and select special functions and select ” EDC17/MED17 Engine Control Unit”. It

is shown as Picture 2.

3. Select correct MCU type and click ” CONNECT ” as Picture 3.

4. Read what you want to read.

5. Assemble MEDC17 ECU and install it to vehicle.