There are a few important software paramount to a successful microsoldering repair. One of these tools is called Zillion x Work (ZXW Tools). The software is freely downloadable, but it won’t work without
the dongle plugged into your usb port a subscription (new in version 3.0). The USB drive acts as a security key to enable free updates and a year long subscription to the software. In order to activate, download the software, then register with your existing dongle (v2.x) or sign up for a new account.
So, what does this software do? It gives you a board level graphic of all trace points on a logic board. The software has the “schematics” for all of the latest cell phones and tablets on the market. Here’s what it looks like:
Another great feature is that another piece of software called Blackfish comes with it. The Blackfish software is a list of all of the updated schematics for the latest tablets and phones.
Here’s a tutorial on how to install ZXW Tools Dongle