X25-M Intel SSD Toolbox Firmware Upgrade for Windows 7 OS Problems

chip intel ssd x25Its being reported in Computer World that the Intel release of the SSD Toolkit firmware upgrade software was pulled after it was found to crash both the Intel X25-M G2 160GB and 80GB SSD drives:

“We have been contacted by users with issues with the 34-nanometer Intel SSD firmware upgrade and are investigating. We take all sightings and issues seriously and are working toward resolution. We have temporarily taken down the firmware link while we investigate,” an Intel spokesman said in an e-mail. [computerworld full article]

The SSD Sleuths over at Computer World also point to the Intel Support Forums where the TRIM problem was being reported.

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