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Update firmware on Samsung 470 SSD

Today I finally received my new SSD, a 128GB Samsung 470 . I wanted to update the firmware on the drive before I installed everything on it, because when updating the firmware all data on the drive gets erased.

Samsung hasn’t made it easy for their users to update the firmware. The hardest part is to get a bootable USB stick with DOS on it. They don’t tell you how to do this and they just assume you have one lying around. I didn’t happen to have one so I had to look for a guide on how to make one. After a bunch of failed attempts and Vista-only guides I found an easy and simple way at this website.

I’ll describe all the steps you need to take to update the Samsung SSD below.

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February 23, 2011 at 15:00 Comments (8)
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