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Old 10-10-2012, 02:16 PM   #31
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The Windows Automotive debugger would definitely come in handy and it only costs around $7000.
Goo! No thanks. Besides, I probably have to spend $1k on a new clutch for this car first.

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I work with WinDBG at the kernel level all day long. If someone wants to buy the tools and supply a donor vehicle or hardware I'd be happy to take a crack at it.
I'm thinking about getting my hands on some hardware as well...
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I know, right!?



I'll be talking to the computer/electrical engineer at my work today about how I can use what very little programming abilities I have to do this.

Note: It might end up worse than what we currently have. heh...
Even if it's worse, atleast you'll be transparent and tell us what's going on :D and take feedback seriously!
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Even if it's worse, atleast you'll be transparent and tell us what's going on :D and take feedback seriously!
True. It'll also be open source, so you could technically fix it yourself if I became preoccupied or hit by a Wonder Bread truck.
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....or hit by a Wonder Bread truck.
What? That over-processed pasty-a$$ stuff still exists? (eh, actually I really knew it still existed but I've been thinking about a lifestyle change lately and thought I would try out "bread snob" for a bit)
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:36 PM   #35
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I've dissected the update and found that the files are indeed signed. Someone with the right resources could certainly find a way to circumvent that as well as install a different OS. Then it would just be a matter of getting the system talking to the rest of the car.

The Windows Automotive debugger would definitely come in handy and it only costs around $7000. I work with WinDBG at the kernel level all day long. If someone wants to buy the tools and supply a donor vehicle or hardware I'd be happy to take a crack at it.
I think this post right here is pretty indicative of how likely this is to succeed.
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