Micron RealSSD C400 128GB/256GB/512GB 2.5" 7MM Firmware Update

This package provides the Micron RealSSD C400 128GB/256GB/512GB 2.5" 7MM Firmware Update and is supported on Alienware, Inspiron, Latitude, XPS Notebook, OptiPlex, Precision and Vostro Notebook models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Fixed issues where SSD may not be detected after a previous forced power cycle.

- Enhanced the device ready time, allowing system to be able to power up quickly.


Version 040H, A00-00


Serial ATA

Release date

04 Mar 2013

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:ALL
File Name:Micron C400 7MM 040H.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
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Other versions
A00-00,A00-00 14 Jun 20132:23:19 AM
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows 8, 32-bit
Windows 8, 64-bit
Applies to
Micron RealSSD C400
Installation instructions
1. It is highly recommended that full system backup be completed before starting this firmware upgrade procedure.

Download and image extraction
1. Click Download File to download the zipped file.
2. Extract the file into a folder.
3. The ISO image file is used to burn the utility onto a bootable CD.

1. Ensure that your notebook is plugged into a AC power supply during the update process (high recommended).
2. DO NOT remove power from the system during the firmware update process.
3. Ensure that your BIOS has been set to ATA or AHCI mode. DO NOT select RAID mode. This utility will not work in RAID mode.
4. Ensure that your BIOS boot order has been set up to boot from CD drive
a. You can do so by either pressing F12 during the boot up and then select CD drive to boot from
b. Or by pressing F2 during the boot up, enter the boot order selection and select CD drive to boot from. Save the setting before exiting.
5. Insert the bootable CD media with ISO image into your system.
6. Reboot the system from the bootable CD media, the firmware update utility will be started automatically.
7. Connected Micron SSD drive that is eligible for the firmware update will be shown on the screen.
8. Select Yes to the request 'Update firmware on this drive?'
9. DO NOT power off the system during the update process, the update will take about 30 to 60 seconds. Some systems may require a longer time to complete.
10. Upon completion, the message 'Current Firmware is: 040H' will be displayed.

Reboot will be required
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.