NM, it was a driver issue. The usb showed up as BWM cable...now it show up as USB serial.
However, now I can talk to it in INPA....in NCS I now can read the VIN but when I do the F1 then F3, pick CAS I get this error.
Following feature is invalid for FA: $2H8
1995 318ic retired
2011 328ic Le Mans Blue, Black leather, Bamboo trim, M Sport package