RS232 communication is very basic. Fanuc control **will** work without any changes to internal software. Rarely would Fanuc update any machine unless very serious fault is found and most if not all Fanuc controllers are well proven so don't bother wasting time there. Use any old PC with serial port and communication cable with PC transfer software. Its very simple.
The short answer is 'no'. Read and research how to do RS232 communication with Fanuc <-> PC is the key to your success.