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a few years ago there was an issue with the Crucial M4 C400 SSD.

there was an easy downloadable fix that i did and everything was fixed.

however now i want to re install win7, and if i do so will i have to re-fix the ssd? or did that 'fix' fix the ssd itself internally and thus won't be changed or reset by an OS reinstall

Thanks smile.gif
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Sounds like you did a firmware update, and that will fix your issue permanently. So just install Windows again, and it should be fine wink.gif
Edited by go4life - 12/1/13 at 5:36pm
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OS doesn't have anything with "downloadable fix" ,of course we are talking here about 009 firmware.Firmware for SSD is same thing like BIOS for motherboard.
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Originally Posted by Unit Igor View Post

OS doesn't have anything with "downloadable fix" ,of course we are talking here about 009 firmware.Firmware for SSD is same thing like BIOS for motherboard.

in other words reinstalling my OS wont affect the 009 firmware fix of my ssd
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Originally Posted by Unit Igor View Post

OS doesn't have anything with "downloadable fix" ,of course we are talking here about 009 firmware.Firmware for SSD is same thing like BIOS for motherboard.

in other words reinstalling my OS wont affect the 009 firmware fix of my ssd
Firmware will not be changed by reinstalling the OS. You will be good. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by ryder View Post

in other words reinstalling my OS wont affect the 009 firmware fix of my ssd

Questions has been answered but just on your version.. I'd put in 0309 personally. If you're running Win8 / EFI then there is/was a suggestion that the later 070 will give some fixes. I've never had any problems (I use the latest 070 firmware) but I always use the CD installer instead of Windows firmware installer.
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Originally Posted by Unit Igor View Post

OS doesn't have anything with "downloadable fix" ,of course we are talking here about 009 firmware.Firmware for SSD is same thing like BIOS for motherboard.
For good sake i am old doh.gif. I need to correct my self.I was thinking on firmware 0309.
0309 is on both m4 that i got and i never had one problem.
post #8 of 8
OP,

firmware fixes are permanent and are completely separate from Windows OS files.
    
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