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Tsmith513

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I need help bad, idk how to program this dang thing and I don't have internet access besides my phone and if I did the cable that comes with this don't fit the computer, I have all the codes just don't know how to enter them, I'm bout to pull my hair out!
 

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I need help bad, idk how to program this dang thing and I don't have internet access besides my phone and if I did the cable that comes with this don't fit the computer, I have all the codes just don't know how to enter them, I'm bout to pull my hair out!
What scanner are you trying to program? I will try to help if I can.
 

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What scanner are you trying to program? I will try to help if I can.
It's the BCD396XT I got codes entered but the only thing that works it the analog fire signal, I don't have internet besides my phone and the cable won't fit into my laptop for the freescan thing
 

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Yes...knowing which scanner you have, where you are and what system you are trying to program would be helpful.


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It's the bcd396 xt and I'm wanting to get the digital police to work I'm not for sure what system that os
 

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Tsmith513

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I just went to best buy and bought a cord for this computer, how do I do the free scan thing is it pretty simple or kinda hard
 

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Cable for scanner

If you bought the cable at Best Buy, it is probably not the right one. The plug that goes into the BCD396xt radio is a proprietary design, and if you bought a mini or micro usb, you will ruin the connector trying to force it to fit.
 

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The plug that goes into the BCD396xt radio is a proprietary design

It's a mini USB Hirose connector which can be ordered from several companies. Not proprietary at all but probably not available at your local electronics shop.
 

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It's the cable that allows me to hook the cable from the scanner in to the compeer because the VGA that comes with it is a male, on the laptop it's also a male I bout a female to USB hook up to do it, how ever the free scan won't read the scanner, I'm a not to say screw it and just take it back, who knows why the hell they have to make it so damn complicated anymore
 

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I finally figured it out now just need to try and figure out how to get everything loaded
 
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