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Just want to make sure on the firmware upgrade for my Crucial M4. Is 000F the version I should upgrade to for my 64GB SSD?
Can I use the "Windows 7 Updater Application" found here?
http://www.crucial.com/support/firmware.aspx?AID=10273954&PID=4003003&SID=36obuq6rmhwz

And should I also use the "Manual Boot File" or is the Updater Application all that I need to use?

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I just used the updater application and had no issue. If you end up with a issue running it simply do it manually.

When you used the application have it on the root of a drive like just drag and drop on C:
When you accept the license the PC will restart and you will start the update.
It takes a min or so and will restart the PC on its own when it is done.


Look here for more info: http://www.overclock.net/t/1241906/crucial-m4-000f-firmware-is-out
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The new SSD arrived in the mail today! NCIX was super quick with the shipping.
It had Firmware 0309 on it and I updated it to 000F.

Now where can I go within Windows to check what firmware version I am running on the SSD? (I would like to check my other drive)

Just curious, but when you install a firmware update using Crucial's Windows 7 Updater Application does it also wipe the data on it clean too?
    
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The new SSD arrived in the mail today! NCIX was super quick with the shipping.
It had Firmware 0309 on it and I updated it to 000F.

Now where can I go within Windows to check what firmware version I am running on the SSD? (I would like to check my other drive)

Just curious, but when you install a firmware update using Crucial's Windows 7 Updater Application does it also wipe the data on it clean too?

Use AS SSD: http://www.alex-is.de/PHP/fusion/downloads.php?cat_id=4&file_id=9

In the upper left it shows the firmware.

It does not wipe the data.
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Thanks Sean :-D

It won't let me give you +rep
But you deserve it x100 for all your help!
    
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Hey Sean,

So I am installing Windows 7 drivers as per #6 on your post here, "Windows 7 Install & Optimization Guide for SSDs & HDDs"

And I am downloading the drivers directly from Gigabyte's website and then going into Device Manager to scan for the files locally on my machine, careful to locate the 64-bit files directly:

The only missing devices in Device Manager seem to be these three:
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I have also installed the newest nVidia drivers and rebooted. Do you know which files I will need to download from Gigabyte's site in order to hook up these last 3 devices in Device Manager?

Thanks again!
    
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Honestly I don't know lol.

Maybe try using this: http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/detect

Have it auto detect your drivers for your system and update as needed.
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Have you tried the Intel ME Driver for your Chipset it helps with the PCI being shown as a unrecognized Device. That got rid of mine. Then disable the remote services unless your using them is what i did and now all my devices are shown in device manager.
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