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You cant run the update if the version of windows your running off is on the ssd... also it has to be connected as achi, not ide. Try putting a bootable version of linux on a usb and update it that way. thats how i did it... Let me know if you need more help!
    
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Originally Posted by Ryko View Post
thats cool and all but when trying to update the firmware using OCZToolbox.exe No drives are found...

Running tool v2.38

Tried this
"1. Right-click on the executable (OCZToolbox.exe) and go to Properties.

2. Click the Compatibility tab.

3. Select "Run this program in compatbility mode for:" and select "Windows 7"

4. Select "Run this program as an administrator" "

did not work
You can only use OCZ Toolbox if your SSD is a secondary drive. So boot off from an old hard drive and try it again.

Secure erase your drive before and after updating to the firmware too.




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Originally Posted by Aaranu View Post
Did you reinstall windows after you updated your firmware? just wondering
Yes, I did a fresh install. I secure erased the SSD using Toolbox before and after I flashed it too.


edit: And yes, you can flash/SE the drive using linux or whatever the other software is without needing another hard drive. Check the OCZ forum, they'll tell you how to do it.
post #13 of 19
Follow this to learn how to update:

http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...l=1#post648515
post #14 of 19
Thanks monkey. It seems a lot better after i updated the firmware, but still having some issues with my system. I should reformat my system just have to find the time. Perhaps when the ati 11.7 drivers come out.
    
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I'm confused, I can't do this in Windows? With all the other SSD's I've had I've been able to... If not I can do this in Linux?
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Nope. Has to be done off another Operating system. Give me a second and ill find you a link.. But make sure your ssd is connected as ahci!

http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...ith-other-FW.&

http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...e-Driven-SSD-s


Make sure you type "./fwupd -log -fwl FW_2_09 /dev/sd?" correctly i put a p instead of a f or something like that and it wouldnt work ><... silly me
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It is, default setting on my Mobo was AHCI
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Thats good then, you should have no problems (fingers crossed) updating then
    
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ok well I'll have to do this in the morning, hope it works, thx
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