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Old 05-12-2012, 12:20 AM   #1
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Computer won't recognize SCT XCal

I know this isn't technically a question directly about tuning, but I thought it was close enough. I recently returned my car to stock and then tried to reload the tune, but to no avail. It sits there and just says "ECM unlock failed." I figured I should try updating the device, so I plugged it in to my computer in firmware mode and opened the update software, but my computer doesn't recognize that the tuner is plugged in. Any thoughts? It seems stupid to have paid so much for a tune that I can't load onto my car.


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Old 05-12-2012, 01:16 AM   #2
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Try reloading the software that's what had to do
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For some reason my desktop is the same way but, my laptop has no problem.
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After I updated my firmware for my sct tuner I couldn't get my tune to load because the usb port on my desktop wouldn't recognize the tuner . And I was using 1 on the front of the computer moved it to a usb port on the back and didn't have a problem after that .
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Well, having some serious issues with my tuner. No matter what, my computer will not recognize it. This is pretty disheartening, considering the cash I shelled out for this thing.
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Do you have access to any other computer? My guess is there is something going on between your computer and the hand held. No reason to start cursing your purchase just yet.
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Are all the drivers loaded , are you on the correct USB settings , contact SCT they can take over your laptop and see whats happening , or call me and I can do the same thing

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Do you have access to any other computer? My guess is there is something going on between your computer and the hand held. No reason to start cursing your purchase just yet.
If they have the program for Mac, then yes. I bought this 2 years ago and I'm just now having these problems.

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Are all the drivers loaded , are you on the correct USB settings , contact SCT they can take over your laptop and see whats happening , or call me and I can do the same thing

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I might do that, Tom. When are you available?
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