The paper version is permanently out of print. This is the only way to get Bentley's top notch service and repair information. No returns on CD and DVD editions of the Bentley manuals.
Make sure your computer is up for the minimum system requirements posted below. DVD and CDs are not refundable once opened. The software loads all contents onto the hard drive.
The minimum system requirements are:
Native Windows Personal Computer (PC) with DVD drive
Intel® Pentium® 4 processor or higher
Windows® 2000 with Service Pack 2 or Windows® XP (Vista not supported)
256 MB RAM
Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6 or 7
Up to 600 MB of available hard disk space (700 MB recommended)
DVD drive needed for software installation only. eBahn Reader and content can be installed on local hard disc.
Windows x32 (32 bit) mode is supported. 64 bit installations are not supported (64 bit is rare. You almost certainly know if you are running x64).
Using the Bentley manual DVD to perform the regular maintenance on your Passat will make your life much easier than going at it through guesswork.