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Xcal 2 not recognized on PC

I just bought a used Xcal 2, and am wanting to load my tunes on it... I downloaded livelink, and it still says unrecognized new hardware? Can someone help me out here? I dont know what I need to download.

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what operating system? I have no clue but for someone that does they will probably want to know.

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Windows XP, I guess the problem is I dont know where to begin since the last sct I had was a 9415 preloaded tuner that didnt need to have tunes loaded on it...

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Bump... Im chomping at the bit to get this loaded into my truck, but cant even get the sct loaded from the computer, help!

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Download the Windows device driver from SCT's website and when it prompts you, select the driver you downloaded. It should work fine after that.

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I just bought a used Xcal 2, and am wanting to load my tunes on it... I downloaded livelink, and it still says unrecognized new hardware? Can someone help me out here? I dont know what I need to download.
With the X2 unplugged, download and install liveload 3, you listed livelink which may be your problem.

Here is a link: http://www.sctflash.com/software/liveload131.exe

The thing you want to pay attention to since you mentioned used, is the device info. Power it up and scroll all the way down to device info, hit select, it will display firmware. What is that? Hit select again, and it will display changes left, and status.

If the status is not unused, you still have steps remaining. The dealer you purchased your custom tunes from should have already told you this, but if you need more help or have more questions, feel free to PM me or post it on here.

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With the X2 unplugged, download and install liveload 3, you listed livelink which may be your problem.

Here is a link: http://www.sctflash.com/software/liveload131.exe

The thing you want to pay attention to since you mentioned used, is the device info. Power it up and scroll all the way down to device info, hit select, it will display firmware. What is that? Hit select again, and it will display changes left, and status.

If the status is not unused, you still have steps remaining. The dealer you purchased your custom tunes from should have already told you this, but if you need more help or have more questions, feel free to PM me or post it on here.

I think thats the problem, I dont have live load; Ill give that a try when I get home from work Thanks for the help!

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Got it! Just needed Liveload on the PC!

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well then what's livelink? I thought you were just accidently calling liveload livelink. lol

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