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Originally Posted by SandShark View Post

Well, I haven't had any of the problems described, so I'll stick with the 009 until or if a problem happens.
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It's not a matter of IF it will happen, it WILL happen once you reach 5200 hours of ontime. It would be best to update and err on the side of caution then have frustration down the track if you still have the drive when it reaches that magical number.
post #392 of 481
Downgrading firmware voids warranty. Upgrade won't.
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Downgrading firmware voids warranty. Upgrade won't.

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man, it's amazing what can get read-over when you're in a mood....
Thanks csm725!! thumb.gif
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No problem smile.gif
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Glad to hear there is a fix, just ordered one of these a few hours ago smile.gif
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WARNING: The firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. Before initiating the update process be sure to backup or make copies of all important files. If the firmware process is interrupted your solid-state drive may not function properly.
Downgrading firmware has been suggested by some as a possible fix for various issues. However, doing so will cause the drive to be unusable, and also voids your Crucial SSD product warranty. Please do not attempt to downgrade (a.k.a. down rev) the firmware from version 0006 to version 0002. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact our Technical Support department.
disclaimer from the Crucial Firmware d/l page...
http://www.crucial.com/support/firmware.aspx?AID=10273954&PID=4003003&SID=nlyoi2n0ayel
So, am i to understand, that we download the firmware flash to fix Crucial's foul up of the M4s and in doing so void our warranty?????????? WT*???

Negative. If you read again you'll notice that they say that some people have been DOWNGRADING to older firmware to fix the problem. That's what voids the warranty, not the UPGRADE. Having them void your warranty for upgrading official firmware is just ridiculous.
Hope that clears up you confusion. thumb.gif

edit * OOPS! it seems teh CSM has answered you question already. oh well.


In other news, where o where have all the h8trz gone? They were SO happy and willing to join the "Bash Crucial" bandwagon!! Until they saw it was going down a very deep precipice. Where is all that enthusiasm now? biggrin.gif
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post #397 of 481
I think I'll finally put my order in for my M4, good to see Crucial fix the problem promptly and professionally. Just gotta wait for the debit card to come in the mail. redface.gif
post #398 of 481
just updated the firmware fix with no problems...good to go.
post #399 of 481
yay for fix, now i can actually buy one of these rather then a vertex
post #400 of 481
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Originally Posted by Icekilla View Post

So is it a safe SSD now? Or is it still having issues?

Perfectly, 100% safe. Crucial is THE best SSD brand. I won't hesitate to buy one for my laptop in the future wink.gif
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Originally Posted by paowidefw View Post

655 hours and not a single bsod. I never updated the firmware.

The BSODs, or the "Random Reboot Error", will occur after 5200 hours, so you have to upgrade the firmware nonetheless. So it's quite obvious why you haven't had any problems - you're not at the 5200 hour mark.
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It's not a matter of IF it will happen, it WILL happen once you reach 5200 hours of ontime. It would be best to update and err on the side of caution then have frustration down the track if you still have the drive when it reaches that magical number.

My words exactly. Not "if" - "when". But hey, people have to decide themselves, right? smile.gif
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