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KTS 570 Quick Start Guide
ESI[tronic] Software Installation Instructions
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KTS 570 ESI[tronic] Software
Installation Instructions
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Step 1: Installing the Bosch
Applications Menu
Caution!
When performing any checks with the engine
running in an enclosed space such as a
garage, be sure there is proper ventilation.
Never inhale exhaust gases; they contain
carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless,
extremely dangerous gas which can cause
unconsciousness or death.
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Step 1: Installing the ESI[tronic]
Software
Quick Start | Installation | Note
Please make sure that your PC meets the
specifications required for the ESI[tronic]
software.
KTS 570 ESI[tronic] Software
Installation Instructions
Before you get started:
Ñ Save the Packing Slip that came with your KTS 570
as it has account information you will need during the
release process.
5. Double click RBSetup.exe
Ñ The latest ESI[tronic] DVD is shipped separately from
Caution!
Always set the parking brake securely and
block the drive wheels before performing any
checks or repairs on the vehicle.
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Step 2: Updating the ESI[tronic]
Software
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KTS 570 Bluetooth® Installation
and Setup
the hardware. Make sure to load the latest software
prior to obtaining a release code.
Ñ Disable any Bluetooth® drivers on your laptop or pc
where you are loading ESI[tronic]
Ñ Verify your computer’s date and time is accurate
Attention!
Please take the time to read this guide
completely. It will walk you through the initial
setup and usage of this tool.
The Quick Start Guide is designed to make sure that no
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Firmware Update
10 Obtaining a Release Code — Three
(3) Methods
12 Locking in a Release Code
critical steps are overlooked while you are performing the
preliminary configuration of your new product.
If you find that the kit is damaged or is missing any
components, please call Customer Support.
13 Start the training! Getting Started DVD
(incorrect dates can adversely affect the software
security release process)
Ñ Close all Windows programs, turn off screen-savers,
and disable any anti-virus software.
6. In the upper right corner, confirm language is set to
English (or to the language of your Windows operating
system). Use the up and down arrows to make your
selection.
Caution!
Do not forget to enable your anti-virus software
after installation and software security release
code activation are complete.
13 Launch The Getting Started Application!
Toll Free: 800-321-4889 ext 4
Step 1: Installing the Bosch
Applications Menu
If you are experiencing any difficulty during the initial
setup phase, please call Technical Support.
1. Insert the ESI[tronic] DVD 200x/1 (e.g., 2007/1) into
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the DVD drive of your PC.
2. Double click My Computer on the desktop.
3. Locate and double click the DVD Drive in the Folders
list (typically D).
4. Double click the folder baa.
7. Press F12 on your keyboard or double click the icon
next to F12 on the screen to continue.
8. Read the installation agreement and click Accept.
9. Read the liability statement and click Accept.
10.The Setup Completed message appears. Leave the
DVD in the DVD drive and click OK or press Enter. The
PC will be restart.
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| Quick Start | Installation
Quick Start | Installation | 11.The Bosch Applications Menu has now been
successfully loaded.
Important Step!
Step 1: Installing the ESI[tronic]
Software
8. Confirm the appropriate settings are checked, as in the
figure below and click Continue. ESI[tronic] program,
1. After the PC restarts, connect the KTS 570 to the PC
KTS 5xx/650 program [CAS], and Data-download are
via USB cable and supply external power to the KTS.
required; Screen saver is optional. The Data-download
update window appears.
2. Double click Software Installation in the Bosch
Applications Menu.
3. In the Welcome window, confirm that the language
setting is correct and Click Continue.
The example below is for customers who subscribed to
6. Click Continue. The Directories window appears.
modules A, C9, M, P – both Diagnostic Software and
7. Specify the directories in which the program files and
Information Software subscriptions.
data will be stored and click Continue. See below
10.Once the correct modules have been dragged from the
figure for recommended settings. (Note: the software
will automatically default to the recommended
left column to the right column, click Continue. The
settings as shown below). The ESI[tronic] program
Start Copying window appears.
components window appears.
Note
The software will automatically default to the
recommended settings as shown below.
4. The kind/type of installation window appears. Select
Local installation (standalone) radio button.
5. Select by highlighting (clicking on) User Defined as
the Installation type.
Note
9. These steps download data from the software DVD
to your hard-drive. To add a module, use your mouse
to drag the module name from the left column to the
right column. Only those modules subscribed to will
function. The example below is for customers who
subscribed to A and C12 Diagnostic Software.
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The 3000+ MB of data in the Archive DVD can
be loaded on to your hard drive (provided
there is space) or accessed directly from the
DVD when needed. If you wish to load the
Archive information to your hard drive, drag it
from the left column to the right column at this
time. You will be prompted by the software
later in the installation process to insert the
Archive disc.
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| Quick Start | Update Software
11.Confirm that the proper components will be installed
to the correct drive on your PC and click Continue.
ESI]tronic] will now begin loading on your PC.
Quick Start | Update Software | Step 2: Updating the ESI[tronic]
Software
6. Verify the correct modules are in the right column and
click Continue. The ESI[tronic] update software will
now begin loading.
Depending on the speed of your computer and the
amount of data being transferred, loading times
Note
will vary.
If your ESI[tronic] came with an update DVD
(it would be labeled U 200x/2, 200x/3, or
200x/4), it must be loaded at this time. If your
ESI[tronic] did not come with an update DVD,
go to the Obtaining a Release Code section.
Note
During the software installation ESI[tronic]
will attempt to update the firmware in the KTS
570. If the KTS 570 was connected to the PC
via USB as instructed previously, the Firmware
Update will be successful. If a Firmware Update
Error Message appears, verify the KTS 570 is
connected to the PC via USB and is powered up
(verify by blinking green light on end of unit).
Click OK and click green check mark if provided.
If you are unable to connect the KTS 570 at this
time, you may process the Firmware Update
at a later time. Click the red circle with a line
through it to bypass the Firmware Update. For
instructions, go to the FIRMWARE UPDATE
section later in this guide.
Note
During this portion of the installation, the
software will “uninstall” the older version of
the KTS and load the newer version. This is a
necessary step, do not stop the download — let
the process continue.
To update the software, do the following:
1. Ensure the KTS 570 is connected to the PC via USB
and supply power to the KTS.
2. Insert the U (update) DVD into your DVD drive.
3. On the Bosch Applications Menu Double Click
Software Installation.
4. Select the radio button No, perform user-defined
update and Click Continue.
The Data-download window will appear.
5. If your subscription is for Diagnostic software only (A,
C12) your update screen should look like this:
The next window will look like this:
Firmware Update Error Message
When the software update installation is complete
you will be asked to restart your computer. ESI[tronic]
Software is now loaded on the PC. Follow the
instructions in section Obtaining A Release Code to
To perform the Firmware Update at a later time, click
the red circle with the line through it to bypass the
Firmware Update and continue the software download:
The Update – installation type window appears.
Note
If your subscription is for Diagnostic Software and
“un-lock” the secured software.
Information Software (A, C, M, P) your update screen
should look like this:
At this point you may select Yes, update
automatically. However it is recommended
you follow the instructions below as they allow
you to confirm the original installation was
done correctly.
When the ESI[tronic] software installation is complete
an Installation was successful window will appear.
12.Make sure that the Yes, restart computer now radio
button is selected and click Restart.
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| KTS 570 | SubChapter
KTS 570 Bluetooth® Installation
and Setup
KTS 570 | Bluetooth Installation | 4. With Automatic configuration selected, click Configure
USB link.
| KTS 570 | Bluetooth Installation
7. Click New to Start the Bluetooth® wireless
KTS 570 | Subchapter | 10.Select English and Click OK.
configuration
To utilize the Bluetooth® wireless functionality, follow
the instructions below:
Important!
Ensure the KTS 570 is connected to the PC via
USB and external power is supplied to the KTS.
11.Click Next to install the Bluetooth® Stack.
1. Ensure that any internal Bluetooth® devices are
disabled.
Note
The KTS must use the external Bluetooth®
dongle for the wireless connection to work.
8. Click Configure Bluetooth® Link
2. Open the Bosch Diagnostic Device Configuration
(DDC) Icon from the Control Panel.
5. The USB link to the KTS 570 will now be confirmed:
Win 2000: Click Start > Settings > Control Panel. Double
Click the DDC Icon.
6. Click OK to Continue.
12.Click the Radio Button to accept the license agreement
Win XP: Click Start> Control Panel
and then click Next.
3. Click New.
9. Click Yes to install the Bluetooth® driver software.
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| KTS 570 | Bluetooth Installation
13.Click Next to start the Bluetooth® Stack installation.
16.Click Yes to restart the computer.
KTS 570 | Firmware Update | 20.Click Yes to install the Bluetooth® link.
23.The KTS 570 Bluetooth® activation process will now be
completed.
Note
Note
Leave the Bluetooth® dongle plugged into the
USB Port
14.Click Yes to start the Install process.
Confirm that the USB cable is still plugged into
the KTS 570.
17.After the system reboots you should have the
Bluetooth® Manager Icon displayed on your desktop.
24.Click Accept and then OK to complete the installation.
Note
This icon will only be displayed when the
Bluetooth® dongle is plugged in.
15.Plug The KTS Bluetooth® Dongle into the USB port at
this time. Click OK to continue.
18.Go to the Control Panel and double click the Bosch
DDC Control Panel Icon.
21.The Bluetooth® device will now assign a Bluetooth®
address to the KTS 570 through the USB cable.
19.Click the New button to add the new Bluetooth®
connection.
Congratulations, you have successfully set up the wireless
Bluetooth® installation.
Firmware Update
22.Remove the USB cable from the KTS 570 Module. Click
OK.
If your KTS 570 was not connected to the PC during
software and firmware installation you will need to do a
Firmware Update as described below.
1. Connect the KTS 570 with the PC via USB and supply
external power to the KTS. Verify power with blinking
green light on end of unit. Firmware Update will not
work wirelessly – unit must be connected via USB.
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10 | KTS 570 | Obtain Release Code
2. Open the Bosch Diagnostic Device Configuration
(DDC) from the Control Panel
3. Double Click the DDC icon.
Obtaining a Release Code — Three
(3) Methods
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9. Open ESI[tronic] by Double Clicking ESI[tronic] from
the Bosch Applications Menu:
12.On the website, Type the ID no. and click Generate
Release Code at the bottom right.
Note
To release/enable/activate the ESI[tronic] software, fol-
When entering the ID. No. into the given space
on the ESI[tronic] website do not add spaces
or decimal points­—only enter the alphanumeric ID number.
low the instructions below.
Method 1 — Online
1. On the web go to: https://www.bosch-esitronic.com
Note
Ensure the web address is entered exactly as
it is written above as this is a secure site as
signified by “https”.
Any PC can be used to generate a release code
— it does not have to be the KTS 570 PC.
4. Select the Firmware Update tab. Click Refresh.
13.The release code will be generated and emailed to the
address entered during registration. To immediately
2. At the top of the page select English from the
access the release code without checking email, Click
Language menu.
the Back button (lower right corner) and the release
code will appear alongside the ID no. entered.
10.In the ESI[tronic] screen Click:
Settings > Release > Execute
14.Cut and Paste or Type the release code into the area
provided in ESI[tronic] (release code below is an
example). Enter your Customer No. Click OK.
3. Click Register.
4. Type the Customer Number and Password (found on
the packing slip of the KTS 570)
5. Type the email address you would like to use for this
account.
5. The firmware will now be updated. When complete,
click OK.
11.The ID no. is now displayed (the ID no. below is an
example. Use the ID no. on your PC).
15.Modules subscribed to and released will be displayed.
6. Click register in the right corner.
7. Follow the onscreen instructions to generate a
release code.
8. Enter the ID No. from the ESI[tronic] software. To
access this number, do the following:
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Send an email to: esitronic@bosch-serviceline.com
Start the training! Getting
Started DVD
Include:
Ñ The Getting Started DVD puts you on a path to
Method 2 – Email
4. Double click the Docs folder.
Notes:
effectively utilizing all the functionality of your
Ñ ESI[tronic] Customer Number (from packing slip)
diagnostic tool.
Ñ ID No. from ESI[tronic] (see steps 10-11 above)
Ñ The training is an animated and narrated guide that
Ñ Company name, address, phone number (with
walks you through all of the basic functions and
area code)
settings of your new tool.
Ñ Contact Name
An email will be sent to the sender with a release code
typically within 1 business day. Enter the release code in
5. Double click the misc folder.
ESI[tronic] as described above.
Launch The Getting Started
Application!
Ñ Insert the DVD and let it “autorun” (If DVD will not
“autorun” then open the DVD and click on the file
called “training.exe”).
Method 3 – Fax
Ñ From the Main Menu click on” KTS Series” in the lower
Send a fax to the ESI[tronic] Service line in Germany.
section of the menu
Dial from the US: 011-49-1805-81-23-10
Ñ This will launch the KTS Getting Started Training.
Include:
Ñ ESI[tronic] Customer Number (from packing slip)
Note
Ñ ID No. from ESI[tronic] (see steps 10-11 above)
Ñ Company name, address, phone number (with area
A sound card must be installed for the
program to operate correctly.
6. Double click Mac_New.reg.
code), fax number (with area code)
Ñ Contact Name
Ñ
A fax will be sent to the sender with a release code
typically within 1 business day. Enter the release code in
ESI[tronic] as described above.
Locking in a Release Code
If you have a Network, high speed internet, or if your
7. Click Yes when prompted.
laptop has a wireless LAN card, it is highly recommended
that you follow the steps below so your ESI[tronic]
Release Code is recognized on-network and off-network.
These steps should be done after the software is released
on the PC.
1. Insert the DVD 200X/1 (e.g., 2007/1) into the
DVD drive.
8. Click OK when prompted. Process is now complete.
2. Double click My Computer on the Desktop.
3. Locate and double click the DVD drive in the Folders
list (typically D).
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