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Trying to update the firmware on my 60gb vertex 2 ssd which is my main drive for windows 7. But its not letting me download the do the update thought the OZC toolbox, when i click download firmware it comes back saying failed...

can anyone help me?? thumb.gif
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I had an issue before with updating, but does it recognize your drive?
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Originally Posted by hour1702 View Post

I had an issue before with updating, but does it recognize your drive?

yeah the ocz toolbox says its there just wont let me update the firmware.. when i click on it it comes back saying download update failed
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iirc you cannot update firmware on it if it has your main partition.. sorry frown.gif

you will have to completely reformat it (hdderase)

install os onto different drive, plug your v2 as a secondary drive (making sure you don't have IRST installed) then it should work
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iirc you cannot update firmware on it if it has your main partition.. sorry frown.gif

you will have to completely reformat it (hdderase)

install os onto different drive, plug your v2 as a secondary drive (making sure you don't have IRST installed) then it should work

No need to format, just remove the drive and plug it in to en external enclosure.

None of my USB enclosures worked, but my eSata HDD dock worked perfectly connected to my HTPC.
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No need to format, just remove the drive and plug it in to en external enclosure.
None of my USB enclosures worked, but my eSata HDD dock worked perfectly connected to my HTPC.

oh thanks! do this then smile.gif
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No need to format, just remove the drive and plug it in to en external enclosure.
None of my USB enclosures worked, but my eSata HDD dock worked perfectly connected to my HTPC.

oh thanks! do this then smile.gif

No problem, even though Windows is easy enough to re-install, especially from a flash drive, I would hate for someone to go through it for no reason redface.gif
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