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How to Deal With Volvo VIDA Dice 2014D Login Failure

This post gives a solution about how to solve Volvo VIDA Dice 2014D fail to login.

Here solution:
Firstly, download VIDA2014D_patch_
(Only works with 2014D version, not 2014A)

Install it

Again Volvo VIDA Dice 2014D work great.


Use Volvo Vida Dice to Reset Volvo Climate Control Module Problem

Here share a case about Vida Dice solve Volvo A/C control module problem.

Situation: A/C - Vent Temperature Cycles From Hot to Cold

NO: 87-54
DATE: 11-30-2005
MODEL: S60, S80, V70, XC70, XC90
MY: MY05 MY06
SUBJECT: Temperature Coming Out of the Climate Vents may Start to Cycle from Max Hot Back to Full Cold When Max Hot is Requested.
This Tech-net note supersedes the previous 87-54 dated 11-02-2005. Please update your files.
If the temperature knobs are turned to max hot, the temperature coming out of the climate vents may start to cycle from max hot back to full cold with a period of 4-15 seconds. No Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) are stored.
The number of steps on a temperature Damper Motor Module (DMM) may have increased from factory settings, causing the affected DMM to set a "not calibrated" flag to the Climate Control Module (CCM). This causes the climate system to self-calibrate over and over again resulting in the cycling temperature from the vents.

The above mentioned symptom could be solved by a recalibration of the CCM.
For affected vehicles that are still in retailer stock, upgrade the cars during CPS or prior to customer delivery following the service method in VIDA:
1. Erase CCM DTCs.
2. Perform calibration of the CCM as follows:
- Select the "Diagnostics" tab followed by the "Vehicle communication" tab.
- Click the CCM box.
- Select the "Advanced" tab.
- Click "Checking LIN bus".
- Click "No" if no Damper Motor Module (DMM) has been replaced.
- Read and follow the instructions (to the right) carefully and click the VCT2000 symbol.
- Click the "Start" button (left on screen tool).
- Wait until status "Completed" is shown on the screen tool.
- Regardless of DTCs or no DTCs it is now OK to click the "Hide" button to continue.
- Click the "Continue" button to proceed.

3. Perform functional check of the climate system as follows:
- Start engine.
- Turn FAN speed to MAX.
- Select DEMIST and check airflow to windscreen.
- Select FLOOR and check airflow to floor.
- Select VENT and check airflow to dashboard vents.
- Turn to MAX COLD and check cold air from dashboard vents left and right.
- Turn to MAX HOT and check hot air from dashboard vents left and right.
- Turn temperature and fan speed controls to midrange.
- Select Recirculation and check difference in airflow noise in climate system.
- Switch off Recirculation and check difference in airflow noise in climate system.

4. Use VIDA to read CCM DTCs.
5. If CCM DTCs are present repeat step 1 to 4. If CCM DTCs are persistent after the third attempt, perform fault tracing according to VIDA.


Warranty Claim Information
Credits to @vfgilber on volvoforums.com

Working Volvo Vida Dice 2014D for sale


3 mins to reset Volvo S60 Regular Maintenance by Vida Dice

Problem solved as title: Reset Volvo S60 Regular Maintenance message, reset time for Regular Maintenance Volvo S60.
Time needed: 3 minutes.

How to easily reset Regular Maintenance Service Reminder Message on a Volvo S60 2006?
Step 1: Connect Volvo Vida Dice or Super Vida Dice Pro with car and open Vida Dice 2014d software.
Go to VEHICLE PROFILE tab and click READ VEHICLE button. It will read out car VIN and chassis.
Then choose Partner Group: AME (According to your region)
It will show full car information as below:

You can see all car control modules, choose DIM (Driver Information Module).
Click the Advanced tab and choose "Resetting the service reminder indicator (SRI)".

Step 3: Turn ignition on and click the VCT2000 symbol.
You will see "DIM Reset SRLdata", click the "Reset" button and soon the operation finished!
In this way, you can use Volvo VidaDice 2014D or VolvoVida Dice Pro to reset Regular Maintenance light Volvo S60 successfully!

Volvo Vida Dice or Super Vida Dice Pro all support Multi language Win7 and Volvo car from 1999-2015.
If you need Volvo diagnostic tool for new Volvo car after 2015, check VBOX VOLVO XC90 Diagnostic Tool.

Volvo VIDA 2014D Windows 10Win 7 Win 8.1 Win XP Mac, 100% possible? How to install

Volvo VIDA Dice 2014D user manual: how to setup Volvo VIDA 2014D on Windows 10, Windows 10 PRO, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP operation systems and how to install VIDA 2014D on a Macbook (pro).

Win10 with Vida2014D and DiCE is now working. And I have connected to a separate ME9 and read some data from it.

Windows 10 is causing tons of compatibility issues across the board. You may have to VM until updates.

I have been using 2014D VIDA on my win10 tablet for few months and it even works via integrated Bluetooth!!!
How to install VIDA 2014D Windows 10:
The Surface Pro with W10 is able to run VIDA; for the money, i felt like it was worth the risk of trying it and getting the better hardware...

Note to Self: create a folder, called and placed in "C:\VIDA\patch" . Then extract and copy patch contents, rewrite batch file to:

@echo off
set lic='C:\VIDA\patch\license'
set sqlf=C:\VIDA\patch\q.sql
set fdb=C:\VIDA\patch\filldb.sql

echo declare @lic nvarchar(50) set @lic=%lic% > %sqlf%
type %fdb% >> %sqlf%

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\OSQL.EXE" -S localhost\Vida -U sa -P GunnarS3g3 -i %sqlf% > nul
del %sqlf%

ren C:\VIDA\WslLogin.exe WslLogin.exe.bak 2> nul
ren C:\VIDA\ClientLogger.exe ClientLogger.exe.bak 2> nul

I had it working with Windows 8.1 until an unknown update broke connectivity to DICE and no amount of system restore would bring it back. I guess 2014D works ok, but be aware an update may blow it up in the future.

DiCE was working with Vida2014B and Windows 8.1, but stopped working when I upgraded to Windows 10 yesterday.

Need to uninstall the IE existed on the system, (probably IE9) first, then it should be able to install Win 8.

win8& ie10 sure don't play well with anything, can't downgrade in win8 either, that's what that compatibility mode is for.

I just went back to a Win7 machine running IE9 and I'm very careful with the updates. 2014D is supposed to work with IE10 but it didn't when I tried it.

While it says it works with ALL versions of Windows...it doesn't actually.
However, it does have a GREAT setup instruction PDF that truly made setting up aVM super easy using Win7 Pro. Which then made setting up VIDA a breeze. I have it up and running and I even managed to connect to my older DICE unit.

I’'m on 2014d and W7 pro

I'm lucky in that I had an old laptop lying around that I could use solely for VIDA / DICE. Once I finally got it working (Win Pro 7 32 Bit, .Net 3.5), I turned off windows update, so that its configuration wouldn't change. I assume that as long as I don't change my car for a newer one, there is no benefit to an upgraded VIDA version (I'm on 2014D), or any further windows updates.

I used 32bit Win7 Ultimate. It all works now.
My only issue is my car battery running out being left on pos II for a length of time!

it must be Win 7 Pro ( or ultimate).

It won't work on 7 Home

Vida 2014d will work fine with a fully updated Windows 7 Pro

On any 32-bit Windows machine, RAM in excess of 3 GB will be unrecognized by the OS

I have VIDA 2010D on Windows 7 Home Premium.

IE 8 and install on Win7.

VADIS on Win7 x64 with IE8 works like a charm

I run VIDA 2010D on Windows 7 professional 32-bit with Chrome Version 23.0.1271.97 - No problems

I've happily be using VIDA on my old Win XP laptop for a few years

I have an old laptop (currently with Vista) and an old ASUS notebook running XP SP3.

VIDA 2012, 2013A or D version software should be installed on Win XP or Virtual machine. But 2014A and new 2014D requires Win 7 O/S ONLY. that's a huge development for VIDA DiCE kit. Leave alone WIN xp or VirtualBox

I also run my VIDA in a XP virtual machine. No issues with mouse or USB, if you are familiar with VMware.

I run mine on a Mac using WinXP + VirtualBox VM without any problems. But UI is a little clunkier with a VM.

I have an old WinXP Dell that I use exclusively as a VIDA/DiCE box and I use VMWare Fusion/Win7 VM on a Mac for a VIDA reference source.

I have XPpro on my Macbook Pro in VirtualBox and that is working fine.

Have a walk through for the Virtual Box
Here i would describe details of the system, HD size, Ram amount, processor type, you'll need to be running in XP virtual nachine, provided you have the size described above plus IE8, you may want to disable your firewall and antivirus during installation. at least 2GB of ram, more than 20GB hard disk, preferably 40GB + , I don't remember the processor type but mine is pentium 4 quore duo works ok, IE8 when you have those, your installation will be okay.

VM Ware player is compatible with Win XP, Vista 32 & 64 bit as well as Win7 32 & 64 bit
I have it running on my main PC and it works!

*****Volvo VIDA 2014D system requirement*****

Volvo Vida 2014d crack is verified to work 100% no issues on Windows 7 32bit, tested by professionals:

Using Vida 2014d on Windows 10/8/7 or Mac needs luck!


Volvo Vida Dice error tskill.exe is not recognized (Solved)

When install Super Volvo Vida Dice Pro+ 2014 patch, some users may get an error message says that “tskill.exe is not recognized as an internal or external command or operable program or batch file”. When click “Vida all” icon the interface will turn to a blank page. Soon there is another new prompt “The comment below contains SFX script commands” (see following picture) 

Reasons Checking and Solution:
  1. Before install Vida 2014 patch you can check whether you finish all pre-install steps or not.
You may find this useful Volvo VIDA Dice 2014D software installation video at http://www.eobdtool.co.uk/wholesale/volvo-vida-dice-diagnostic-tool.html
  1. Vida 2014 patch software must be installed at [C disk], so you can do two things: 1. Check if this software is match to your laptop OS; 2. Check if the software is installed at [C disk].
  1. Your computer might be not compatible with this software. So if you could not install it successfully, we suggest you to download our Win 7 to install: http://www.chinaautodiag.com/html/win7-32bit-free-download-19514.html
Vida DICE 2014D OS:  Windows 7 32Bit
Computer Configuration Requirement:
1). Internet Explorer 8
2). Over 2GRAM
3). C:// must have 40GB space
4). Software must install on C://
5). Must be NTFS format


Free Download VOLVO VIDA 2014D 2014A 2013D

Here, obdtool.co.uk offers VICE VIDA 2014D, 2014A, 2013D for VOLVO cars diagnosis. Come to free download the one you need.
Download VOLVO software:
Workable tool

Operating system:
Windows 7 32 bit (tested by obdtool)
Windows XP (customer solution)
VMware player (customer solution)
Vehicle coverage:
Volvo car from 1999-2015
Note: It can not do truck, if you want to do on Volvo truck, you can check Vovlo VCADS Pro
Volvo Vida diagnosis Description:
DICE Diagnostic Communication Equipment,is a tool that used together with VIDA all-in-one to communicate with the vehicle.Communication makes diagnosing and troubleshooting the vehicle possible,as well as downloading software.When connecting CARB cable to the vehicle, DiCE is powered as long as the battery is charged.
Vida dice diagnostic tool for volvo cars is equipped with four status LEDs that indicate the status of the software,the USB and Bluetooth communication and the interface to the car.
At one end of the unit,there is a DC input where a battery cable or adaptor(12V) can be connected.The adaptor is used when upgrading and troubleshooting the DiCE.In the other end of the unit,there is a removable cover that could be removed by turning the screw on the cover.


Chinese Volvo Vida Dice 2014D advice and use tips

Chinese high quality Vida Dice 2014D with M32C M30855 Main processor from
recommended by many senior users at a official Volvo forum. Why this tool is so well-received? I will put together the reasons as follows. Moreover, I found some users have problem with Vida Dice 2014D installation and usage.
Part 1: Vida Dice 2014D buying advice:
You are advised to judge a Volvo dice from following three points.
  1. Read firstly on Customer feedback:
I've got a Chinese clone DiCE / VIDA (Item no. sp21-b) unit only for €71.17 from obdtool.co.uk, delivered from China in about five days, that will do 80% of diagnostic work on all Volvos. This gives everything from a parts catalog for all Volvos since 2000 to trouble codes, diagnostic procedures, and repair procedures for all parts of the car. It will NOT refresh software; that is a dealer-only operation. You can get a VMware image of a VIDA install on the internet for free.
I have used my dice with 2014D for cars 1998-2014 and had no problems. Basic rule do not buy with blue board does not matter blue LED or multicolor they are rubbish. Ask what board they have and what microprocessor they use. I saw tools from china with custom boards and hacked vida it was rubbish. Result was unpredictable. You do not need to look for 2003 vida. Better look for newest one because it works faster and has bugs fixed.
I have used VIDA DICE from obdtool.co.uk for my Volvo for more than one year. Indeed, it is good tool for my Volvo repair and maintenance.
Loads VIDA on VMware running faster? I got 2014D version 88 euro 7 days delivery.
I got it directly loaded on Win 7, no problem
  1. How to tell good vida dice from low cost one?
1) Original Volvo VIDA DICE scanner firmware PCB
Original Volvo DiCE unit boards are manufactured by Multech in Taiwan. Here are the markings present on a real board:

Main processor is M32C M30855 from Renesas. Processor alone costs ~$25 in Qty 1000, making it best quality and better performance.
2) Volvo DiCE (Item No. SP21-A) A quality HQ firmware green PCB with full chip, Price: € 88 +shipping at obdtool.co.uk

The China good Clone A-quality Volvo DiCE diagnostic tool is built same with M32C M30855 Main processor. The PCB seems just slightly different from the original one. We will talk about this later.

3) Clone VIDA Dice kit (Item No. SP21-B) B quality firmware PCB, 72.99 + shipping cost at obdtool.co.uk
Volvo Vida dice scanner (SP21-B) is a lower price version in the aftermarket. It operate the same function as the above-mentioned sp21-A. The DICE firmware is made by a different manufacturer. PCB looks like this:

Clone Volvo DiCE and original one difference at PCB:
  1. Electrically, the PCBs are the same. Even the version numbers stamped in the back are the same (1163 5.2)
  1. Fronts used are different, the ground areas are slightly different, and the plate throughs are lower quality on the clone.
  2. Most of the reported problems seem to be around the power supply section and the NET2272 USB controller, probably due to low quality filtering of the external input lines.
  1. The clones are slightly different built in the bluetooth module, SD card, and through-hole connectors. So the Clone VIDA does not support Bluetooth connection.
Part 2: Vida DICE 2014D installation and use tips:
Vida DICE 2014D O/S: 
Windows 7 32Bit
( This is a most frequently asked question)

Computer configuration requirement:
  1. Internet Explorer 8
  2. Over 2GRAM
  3. C:// must have 40GB space
  4. Software must install on C://
  5. Must be NTFS format

Volvo VIDA 2014D torrent Free Download
Volvo VIDA Dice 2014D software Installation video

More software are needed to install successfully before install vida 2014D
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack (already included in the VIDA DICE install software DVD)
Question: VIDA NOT OK
Answer: check all the error details reason in Installation_Log_xxxxxx.txt inC:\VIDA\System\Log