VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM GDS2 software installation

Here is the step-by-step instruction on installing VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM/Opel GDS2 software on Windows 7 64 bit computer/laptop by OBDII365.com.

GDS2 operating system: WINDOWS 7 WINDOWS 8 64 bit.

(VXDIAG GM another software Tech2Win supports both WinXP/WIN7/WIN8 32BIT and 64BIT.)




Main steps

Step 1 Install VMware

Step 2 Set COM Port

Step 3 Install Driver& Diagnose via USB

Step 4 Diagnose via WIFI



Step 1 Install VMware

Open GDS2 software CD

Open and install VMware-player

vxdiag-vcx-nano-for-gm-gds-2 Install wizard for VMware Player

Click Next

Accept license agreement

Click Next

Click Next

Tick “Check for product updates on startup”, click Next

Click Next, Create desktop shortcuts, click Next

Press Continue

Setup Wizard complete, press Finish

Copy GDS2 VM folder on CD to Local Disk (E;)

Open VMware Player on desktop

Open a Virtual Machine->select E:/GDS2 VM->Win_XP_GDS2_11_2014

Select Play virtual machine


Click OK

Press “I copied it” if the system asks have you moved or copied the virtual machine

Click OK

Click OK


Step 2 Set COM Port

Make a full screen of VMware

Open Computer->Manager->Device Manager->Ports&LPT to check device is well connected to the computer


Click VMware, back to host machine, disconnect VCX Wifi connection


Open virtual machine again, go to Computer->Manager->Device Manager->Ports&LPT to check USB Serial Port is set to COM3


Step 3 Install VXDIAG GM Driver & Diagnose via USB

Open VX Manger driver on desktop

Select “Configure” button

Select Connection Type as “USB”


Open GDS2 software on desktop

Tick Diagnostic icon


Come to GDS2 software program, press Enter

Select vehicle year and model, here we test a 2009 Buick Regal


Select control unit/module you want to diagnose


Select engine type

Select to clear DTCs


Close VM


Step 4 Diagnose via WIFI

Connect VCX WIFI wireless connection


Open VX Manager on desktop

Press “Configure” function

This time set Connection Type to “WLAN” and save it


Open GDS2 software on desktop and diagnose follow system prompts.