This blog list 3 kinds of bmw diagnostic scanner ISTA errors and solutions you may need.
ISTA NCS error IFH-0010+ solution
ISTA error”MSVCP120.dll is missing”+ solution
ISTA error “The vehicle could not be identified”+ solution
ISTA error IFH-0010: DATATRANSMISSION TO CONTROLUNIT DISTURBED
ISTA error: A communication fault occurred during activation
Incorrect state: ERROR ECU CONDITIONS NOT CORRECT OR REQUEST SEQUENCE ERROR
Solution: Try setting COM port latency to 1 in Advanced Settings for the port. You should change it to 1 to have the least lag/disturbances between data transfer.
BMW ISTA System error “MSVCP120.dll is missing”
The program can’t start because MSVCP120.dll is missing from your computer.
Solution: Reinstall VC++ Redistributables and try again. If you’re running x64, you will need both x86 and x64 bit versions installed.
Feedback: I got rid of this .dll error by installing an older version of VC++.
BMW ISTA error “The vehicle could not be identified. Please check the access to the vehicle and check whether the testing-analysis-diagnosis has been activated.”
Solution 1: I changed my com port to port 1 and it worked. It’s worth a shot, easy to change back if it doesn’t work.
Solution 2: Uncheck the Ethernet box and BMW ICOM A2+B+C ISTA-D worked.
Feedback: I changed COM9 to COM1. Its working!