Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

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Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Claudio » Wed Aug 12, 2015 3:06 am

Attention Haltech Shoppers! Do you still have an older Haltech ECU? Having a hard time finding an older XP laptop that works and has a serial port on it? Well hold on to your hats and get ready, here's a step by step guide to getting those older programs to work with newer laptops, this includes Win7, 8 and 10.

First you will need the following:

A Windows 7, 8 or 10 64bit machine without a serial port. There's no need for a 32bit only machine, as this lets you get this working properly on 64 bit with no problems.
A USB to Serial Adapter, Haltech sells a good one and you can also get the Keyspan USA-19HS which is also very good.
An older Haltech ECU: E8/E11/E6X/F10X.
Dos box for the older DOS software, there is a whole thread on this here: http://forums.haltech.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1817
UPDATE MAR 2021: Please just download the software versions found here. This will simplify your installation process.

Here's and easier way to get this done, just download the software package with the Setup32.exe file already in it and just install it as you normally would. NOTE, to install properly PLEASE RIGHT CLICK the SETUP32.EXE file and hit RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR. Once you install the programs, go to STEP 4.

Halwin 1.89 for E8/E11
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tk_AFA ... sp=sharing

HalwinX 1.26 for E6X/F10X/E6GMX
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UJ8CcW ... sp=sharing

Enjoy.

UPDATE:
FYI, here is the most effective and highly recommended USB to Serial adapters we can suggest you use with ease.

And the Keyspan USA-19HS
Keyspan USA-19HS via tuningtechnology.net

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby racingka » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:25 am

Thank You Claudio!

I have running E6X over 10 years with old XP Dell without battery and now can use Win 8.1
I just followed Your instructions and it works perfectly, great!

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Claudio » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:44 am

Awesome! Glad to hear it went smoothly!
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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Claudio » Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:07 am

Admins, can this thread be sticky'd please!?
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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby HaltechMatthew » Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:32 am

Done 8)

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Pitahh » Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:05 pm

Hi I hope you can help. Have you a way to download F10X to Windows 10?

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby BoostedOne » Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:53 am

Oh my, you are the man and a life saver!!!!

My old XP laptop died, and all I have is my work comp which is 64 bit Win7. Been screwing with it off and on for a few weeks trying to get Halwin on it.

Hoping to not have an issue with the USB converter and com, wont know til I get home and plug everything into the car. But just getting the program running is a step in the right direction for sure! And I use that USB converter for other stuff on this machine already.

THanks again for making this so easy!

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Claudio » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:38 am

Glad i can help.
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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Sujan Singh » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:04 pm

Attention Haltech Shoppers! Do you still have an older Haltech ECU? Having a hard time finding an older XP laptop that works and has a serial port on it? Well hold on to your hats and get ready, here's a step by step guide to getting those older programs to work with newer laptops, this includes Win7, 8 and 10.

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby jonniedato » Sun May 10, 2020 9:26 pm

I know this is an old post but thank you so much i can now talk to my e6x!! legends!

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Re: Getting DOS/HalwinX/Halwin to work on 64bit Machines!!

Postby Kishor » Sun Jul 25, 2021 1:46 am

HI guys, I have a Haltech E6K can I use the HalwinX Install v1.26 to connect as this software says E6X maybe meaning all E6 model


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