Here’s the step-by-step guide on installing Ford IDS V121.01 software for vxdiag diagnostic scanners. Windows 10 64bit has been tested perfectly. Windows 7 works no problem as well.
Software and patch can be download here for free
How to Install VXDIAG Ford IDS V121?
Open Ford_Install folder
Run IDS_121.01_Full setup
Select setup language
Press Yes to agree reboot after installing software
Press Next to Installsheild
Accept license agreement
Choose destination drive C://
If system prompt an update for VCI firmware is available, press OK to continue
Install VCI Manager Ford driver until finish
Open VCI_Software_188.8.131.52 until finish
Open Ford_Mzd_Patch folder
Copy and cut IDS_Patch to desktop
Open VX Manager V1.8.4
Select Ford/Mazda IDS software to install
Connect vcx nano device with computer
Then Open VX Manager
Check device connection
Run an firmware update if there is new VCI version
Run IDS software from Patch on desktop
Software is ready to use.
Run diagnosis or programming.