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Can the Cat Pocket Tech program run on a Laptop. In otherwords

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Can the Cat Pocket Tech program run on a Laptop. In otherwords can a lap top with this program be hooked up to the truck instead of the Pocket Tec
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Heavy Equipment
Expert:  Rudolph Diesel replied 4 years ago.

Rudolph Diesel :

Hello Welcome to JA!

Customer :

Hi, thanks

Rudolph Diesel :

Yes you can run the pocket tec off a lap top

Customer :

Is there anything required other than a palm desktop program

Rudolph Diesel :

you will need a program let me see if its still avalable they no longer use the pocket tec so that program might be gone . Give me 5 min ill call nexiq right now

Customer :

o.k.

Rudolph Diesel :

Ok im on hold with them

Customer :

Are you still on hold

Rudolph Diesel :

ServiceMaxx w/IC-4 is what you need and a cable too

Customer :

Can this be downloaded on line? and do you know what cable end is

Rudolph Diesel :

Let me see if i can get the number and a link to get it from

Customer :

Thanks

Rudolph Diesel : Power and Data Cable
Rudolph Diesel :
SKU: 501002A
Rudolph Diesel :

this is the part number for the cable you will need

Rudolph Diesel :

just a sec ill see if you can get the program on line or if its a CD only

Customer :

O.k.

Rudolph Diesel :

Stay away from the OTC stuff there not that great

Customer :

Not a fan of OTC either

Rudolph Diesel :

Here is a link to http://www.dieselsolution.com/

Rudolph Diesel :

They no longer do any dowmn loads but the cd and copy rights are under 100.00

Rudolph Diesel :

Here is something i use in my shop its a great tool http://www.jprofleetproducts.com/

Rudolph Diesel :

the cable is under 100.00 too

Customer :

So I would look for ServiceMaxx w/IC-4 at dieselsolution.com

Rudolph Diesel :

Yes you can get the cd there

Customer :

I will look at your shop tool as well. We have a number of the Hand Held CAT tec would like to get rid of the hand held hence the original question; but it maybe since Cat isn't supporting the tec that we may have to move on to something else.

Customer :

Thanks for your swift reply

Rudolph Diesel :

Than you I just went with the Jpro sence we work on everything it is a money saving tool!

Rudolph Diesel :

Here is what were using now http://www.jprofleetproducts.com/kits/jpro_desktopkit.asp

Customer :

My computer is freezing up so I will have to leave chat. Thanks once again

Rudolph Diesel :

Thank you!

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