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Old 01-20-2015, 12:49 PM
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Default Help with NCS Expert - E46 - Can not open the file for reading

Hi all,

I've been having quite a few issues trying to get NCS working.

I have installed the latest version from this forum and fianlly got most of it working correctly having installed the 2005 referanz and not the 2006 as show in the guide.

That's actually allowed me to get NCS talking to the car but now everytime I try to read the ECU I get the following error.

"COPI-1020: can not open the file for reading

I've checked that folder and the file just isn't there - hence the error.

I should also add that all firewalls and anti virus programs etc were disabled.
As far as I can tell I'm setup as per the guides and I know I've had this working in the past but now I'm just at a loss...

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Old 01-22-2015, 04:36 AM
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I had the same problem a while ago. Go to that folder and create that file in notepad and leave it blank. Make sure when you save the file that you choose all files *.*.

Open notepad
Click File > save as
Go to the directory NCSEXPERT\WORK
In File name enter
Click on file type and choose "All Files *.*"
Click on save.

This should work.
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Old 01-22-2015, 07:41 PM
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Solved it, what a simple fix lol
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