SK Hynix PC300 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive Firmware Update
This package provides the firmware for SK HYNIX PC300 M.2 2280 256GB/512GB/1TB, Revision 20005A00, and is supported on Alienware, OptiPlex, Latitude, Inspiron, Precision and XPS models running the following Windows operating systems: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
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This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
1. Click Download File and follow the remaining prompts to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Run to unzip the download package into your hard drive. 3. The file explorer will open pointing to the directory containing the download package. Please take note of the path.
ATTENTION 1. Backup the SSD. 2. Switch to AC Power
Firmware upgrade through the Windows utility
Procedure 1. Go to the directory containing the download package as noted above. 2. Run the firmware update utility with administrator privilege (right-click on the executable, then select "Run as administrator"). 3. Follow the on-screen instructions. 4. Select the target SSD for firmware upgrade. 5. Click on "FW Update" button. 6. Follow the on-screen instructions. 7. DO NOT interrupt the firmware update. A dialog box will pop up when the firmware update is completed. 8. Please reboot your system.
1. An ISO image is provided in the download package. Use that image to create a bootable USB thumb drive. You may want to consider using UNetBootin 2. Boot the system from the USB thumb drive created in Step 1. 3.Your PC will boot up with Linux booting screen and it displays SSDs that connected to your PC. 4. The FW update tool will seek SK Hynix PC300 SSD. If the tool find a SK Hynix PC300, it will start to update automatically, if not it displays an error message. 5. After successful FW update, PC will shutdown after about 10 sec.
1. Prepare a USB thumb drive (1) USB storage and ISO image Writer(like UNetBootin) are needed for updating SSD FW with this package. (2) Run unetbootin-windows-608.exe (3) Check 'DiskImage' button and select path to ISO file using the ' ... ' option button. (4) If USB Drive is ready, then UNetbooin will show the driver letter. (5) Select OK to copy ISO bootable image to USB thumb drive (6) Once installation is completed, please follow the next steps on UNetbootin Window.
*.Installation Instructions: For the detail usage of this package, Please refer to the attached Update Tool Manual.
WARNING: As with all firmware updates, it is strongly recommended that you backup or make copies of all important files before performing this update. This firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. If performed correctly, there will be no loss of system or user data on the drive. However, if the firmware process is interrupted for any reason, your solid state drive may not function properly.