How to setup XPROG-M V5.60 ECU programmer in Win7 32bit?

This post starts with XPROM V5.60 ECU programmer using tips, and then follows with XPROG-M V5.60 setup procedures.


XPROG-M V5.60 5 important tips, please do as below:

  1. You could not use this newest dongle to update the older version to V5.60.
  2. Uninstall the old version of xprog-m or xprog box software before installing V5.60 software, because v5.6 is not compatible with the old version.
  3. Uninstall all anti-virus software; otherwise X-prog software may be killed.
  4. Disconnect the network connection; otherwise the hardware may be damaged.]
  5. UPDATE online is impossible, otherwise the hardware will be damaged and without any warranty.


Operation System:

Windows XP 32bit or Win7 32bit

The hard disk is required to have two divisions at least, otherwise it can’t work.


There are mainly 4 steps to setup XPROM V5.6.0:

  1. Setup Adobe Reader
  2. Registry editor
  3. Setup driver
  4. Copy read write device data


Let’s go!

  1. Setup Adobe Reader

Input CD and open “My Computer”.

Open CD and copy the compressed file [XP 5.6.0 English] to Desktop.

Unzip [XP 5.6.0 English], open [XP5.6.0] and setup Adobe Reader file.


  1. Registry editor

Right click “Registry Editor “, select “Merge” and click Yes and OK when the alert dialog boxs are showing.


Copy the folder “XPROG-BOX 5.60 English file” and paste it to Local Disk [C].

  1. Setup driver

Plug X-PROG Box to the computer and get prompt “Setuping device driver software”, if it can’t automatically setup driver on win7, please manually setup the driver by following below steps.


Right click “My Computer”, select option “Manage”, then “Device Manager”, then under “Other devices” right click “XPROG-box” then “Update Driver Software”.



You will get a dialog box and click: “Browse my computer for driver software.”


Select browse location: Desktop→XPROG-BOX drive→WINDOW XP (Note: Select the driver software from folder “WINDOW XP” is okay.)

Click “Next” to continue and get a Windows security warning message, click: “Setup this driver software anyway”.


Right click “USB Serial Port” and select “Update Driver Software”. You will get a message and click: “Browse my computer for driver software”. Select browse location: [WINDOW XP], and ignore windows security warning message.



Find “XPROG-box programmer (COM4)” and “USB Input Device”, finally the driver software is setup OK.


Select the XPROG-BOX 5.60 English file folder at Local Disk [C] and open “XprogDesktop” application file, agree Adobe Reader’s protocol.


  1. Copy, read and write device data

Click “Device” at the toolbar of V5.6.0 and select Type → Serial EEPROM, Subtype → Atmel, and Device→AT93C66


Click “New” at toolbar and get a noname file, next click “Read” and move mouse to read codes.


Tip: you are advised to send [XprogDesktop] to desktop.