Added a new page to the program that lists Generic ABS codes (C-codes) for all makes/models, plus OBD-II (1996 & newer) Vehicle manufacturer ABS codes.
Added 122 new training and diagnosis articles to the Resource Files folder on the CD. That brings the total number of resource files to 380!!!
Some of the new topics added include idle stop start systems, self-driving cars, CAN network diagnosis, cruise control diagnosis, diesel diagnostics, direct fuel injection, electronic braking, electronic instrument panel troubleshooting, OBD emissions testing, what to do when OBD monitors are not ready, engine failure diagnosis, troubleshooting an engine no-start, electrical troubleshooting, fuel trim and fuel economy diagnostics, hybrid safety hazards, idle surge diagnostics, troubleshooting engine hesitation and stalling, charging system diagnostics, troubleshooting oil pressure problems, electronic throttle control, and many additional subjects. A LOT of useful diagnostic information on one CD!
Also tested CD on latest Windows 10 systems. Works fine, runs the same as under Windows 7 and 8.
Updated links in Alignment Guide, Emission Guide and Scantool Companion. Also added 40 new articles and links to the Technical Library.
October 26th, 2012: Microsoft launched their latest rendition of Windows called Windows 8 for desktops and laptop PCs, and Windows RT for Tablets. The two new operating systems appear similar but have some differences internally as to how they work with other programs.
CarleySoftware programs WILL work with Windows 8 laptops and desktop PCs, but NOT Windows 8 RT tablets. Microsoft may make updates to their Windows 8 tablet operating system at some point in the future that will allow older Windows applications to work on the new tablets.
If you have purchased a CarleySoftware product dated January 2011 or newer, it is compatible with Windows 7 64-bit and will work on Windows 8 if you buy a new laptop or PC. But if you buy a windows 8 tablet, CarleySoftware will NOT work on the tablet until Microsoft makes an update that allows it. No word yet on when this might happen.
As of March 30th, 2012, the CarleySoftware website has had over 250,000 visitors, and over 1,000,000 page views!
Unfortunately, most of these visitors have been lookers rather than buyers.
Even so, we do want to sincerely thank those who have purchased our automotive training and quick reference guide software for their help in supporting CarleySoftware and making this website possible.
All CarleySoftware programs (with the following exceptions) have been updated to run on ANY version of Windows through Win 7 64-bit.
Exceptions: The following programs have NOT been updated for Windows 7, but will run on any version of Windows (Windows 98, XP and Vista) up to Windows 7 32-bit:
Currently, there are no plans to update either of these two programs.
Major updates include more diagnostic information, updated fault code definitions, new links, updates on OBD II.