How To Install ElsaWin 5.2 To Windows 8 or Windows 10

08/14/2017 I’ve just realized the A8 D3 wiring diagrams function doesn’t display on ElsaWin 5.2 due to the fact that it assumed we upgraded from the 5.1 and the DATA 5.1 does include these diagrams. In order for the wiring diagram to work, we need to install the DATA of the 5.1 (AUDI03.2014). I tried to uninstall 5.2 but it didn’t do all and I had the problem “Not Supported Version”, I found out that the folder was corrupted somehow, use another back up and it worked.  I installed the 5.1 on a new Windows 10 install and it works. So, if you have older Audi 2015-, just use ElsaWin 5.1 is efficient.

ElsaWin 5.2 Failed to display wiring diagram

Acrobat505 Windows Installer.

ElsaWin is the official Windows Software for servicing Audi and VW cars globally. Due to Windows 8 and 10, 32-bit and 64-bit versions, sometimes we don’t get them to install correctly or having problems installing them.

For 64-bit version of Windows 8 and 10 (most of newer computer or laptops), the only ElsaWin that support are versions 4 or newer. The current one now is 5.2 which includes some of the 2016 models.

ElsaWin requires .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 to work. Windows 8 & 10 use .NET Framework 4.x but they also have the options can be turn on in “Turn Windows features on or off” in Control Panel/Programs and Features. If you don’t have these enabled correctly, we should get Error Code: -2068025713 ELSAWINDB could not be installed.

.NET Framework 3.5 options Windows 8 and 10     ELSAWINDB Error Code:-2068052713 Windows 10

Version 4.0 and 4.1 update should not have any problems installing first regardless, but most of the problems exist in the version 5.0 update when the SQL 2008 is installed. Windows 10 will give warning that the SQL 2008 may not be compatible, but it won’t stop the installation if everything is update correctly.

*** Make sure to run the setup.exe with Administrator permission ***

Options For ElsaWin 4.0 Installation Windows 10     ElsaWin 4.0 Finished in Windows 10

After every version installation finished, we should check to make sure the software is working. We should create a user for English as Administrator beside admin (password is admin) as default.

Create new user for ElsaWin in Windows 10     Create new user for ElsaWin Windows 10

Create new user for ElsaWin in Windows 10     Create new user for ElsaWin in Windows 10

ElsaWin 5.0 update after 4.1 is done.

SQL Server (2008 and 2008 R2) Warning Windows 10     ElsaWin 5.0 Update Successfully with Windows 10

When the 5.0 update is done with the SQL server installation, the 5.1 and 5.2 update should be a breeze.

Install ElsaWin 5.1 update in Windows 10 with Administrator Permission     Install ElsaWin 5.1 update in Windows 10 done

 Install ElsaWin 5.2 update in Windows 10 with Administrator Permission     Install ElsaWin 5.2 update in Windows 10 done

When every update is done, we need to install Acrobat 5.0.5 reader and SVG Viewer.

Install Acrobat 5.0.5 Reader Windows 10     Install SVG Viewer 3.0 Windows 10

Now, we can install the Audi or VW data for ElsaWin 5.1 or 5.2 whichever the case may be. This process will take a long time since Audi data ~ 26 GB and VW ~ 36 GB

Install Data for ElsaWin 5.1 in Windows 10     Install Data for ElsaWin 5.1 in Windows 10 done

When everything is done, login as user, we should see the gui for accessing ElsaWin Repair Manual.

ElsaWin 5.2 fron GUI

19 Replies to “How To Install ElsaWin 5.2 To Windows 8 or Windows 10”

  1. Help.
    Elsa Win does not start.
    Error: Initialize failed Error -2147024891

    Runtime Error

    Win 10 reinstalled …
    error comb after last update

    Hilfe.
    Elsa Win startet nicht.
    Fehler: Initialize failed Error -2147024891

    Runtime Error

    Win 10 neu installiert…
    fehler kamm nach letzten Update

    1. This one error has something to do with windows update, make sure you’re updated with the latest windows. If it doesn’t work, get a new code generated and use it.

      1. Hi! I have the latest update on win 10 64bit but continue the same error: Initialize failed Error -2147024891

        Do you have any idea how can i fix it?

        Thanks! Eugenio.

        1. Try to re-install the 5.2 update. If it doesn’t work, uninstall the whole program and start from scratch. Every time you finish 4.0, starts the program to see if it started and try it for every update. The important one is the 5.0. Make sure it starts.

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