Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

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Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

Post by Stormy1958 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:24 am

Hi all, can someone point me in the right direction. I have install just about every driver set i can find but Forscan says it cant find an ELM tool. I have the connector with the switch for HS/MS switching & i am using a usb cable...any help with where i can get the correct drivers from would be appreciated.

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Re: Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

Post by sloryd66 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:29 pm

Try disconnecting the cable, close Forscan, toggle the switch, restart Forscan and reconnect the cable. Some have mentioned that the switches aren't labeled properly as to HS/MS and it will not connect initially if the toggle is in the wrong position....once started, Forscan will tell you when to flip the toggle switch to the other position.

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Re: Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

Post by f-wolf » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:19 pm

Just have a look here ...

Maybe this will help you

(If ELM327 USB isn't setup properly as per instructions below — then OBD software will not even detect the cable — let alone connect to the vehicle.)

http://www.totalcardiagnostics.com/supp ... 2-software

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Re: Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

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Re: Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

Post by Andyfocus » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:10 pm

if you still need the drivers then , pop open the unit , look for a 16 leg chip just where near the usb cable plug into the board,
this chip enulates serial to usb , find the number on the chip ( mine is pl-2303hx ) , then either post it here and il post the drivers or a link to them or search on elm website download , drivers section for the drivers.
i am the same as you just a forscan user still learning .

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Re: Drivers for an ELM327 for Windows 7 & 10

Post by veedub » Thu May 16, 2019 3:46 pm

f-wolf wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:19 pm
Just have a look here ...

Maybe this will help you

(If ELM327 USB isn't setup properly as per instructions below — then OBD software will not even detect the cable — let alone connect to the vehicle.)

http://www.totalcardiagnostics.com/supp ... 2-software
I was skeptical, but finally got drivers working with an older ELM327 module on package 5! Patience is paramount.

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